Must Visit Exciting Places In Daman And Diu That You Need To Know
The second smallest union territory of India is Daman and Diu and is located on the West Coast and is a must visit place for most of the tourists from Pune, Mumbai, and Gujarat. About 194 km from Arabian Sea coast this place is located and both are separated at a distance of 650 km by road. There are lots of places in Daman and Diu which include monuments with Portuguese styled architecture over here and the major tourist attractions are Diu Fort, Temple, Nani Daman Fort, Nagoa Beach, Nadia Cavs, Thomas Church and Tower of Silence. In this blog we will see some of the places in Daman and Diu to visit .
Places To Visit In Daman
The capital city of Daman and Diu is Daman and is surrounded by Valsad district of Gujarat. The city has lots of small villages and is divided into two parts by Nani demand, Daman Ganga River and Moti Daman. The following are the places to visit over here:
- Jain Temple
- Church of Bom Jesus
- Dominican Monastery
The Fort of Moti Daman and Nani Daman Fort are the two fortresses situated in the Daman city. On the Northern side of Damanganag river, there are lots of Forts located. They are:
- Nani Daman Fort
- Jeronimo Fort
There are lots of spectacular and unique beaches in the Daman coastline and they are none other than Jampore and Devka beaches which are quite famous along with the Lighthouse that attracts lots of tourists from Gujarat and Maharashtra.
Deltin Daman Casino
Deltin group contains Daman Casino and is one of the Indian Casinos outside Goa. You can try your luck by visiting the offshore landbased casino in Deltin.
Places To Visit In Diu
This is a unique fishing town known for its ancient Portugal architecture and fortress, etc. There are lots of attraction in this most popular destination which is also a beach town like an offshore lighthouse, breathtaking sunset and water sports of parasailing boating and jet skiing.
The major attraction and a unique landmark of Diu is Zampa gateway. It is carved with priest, lions, and angels. This is one of the must visit place among the tourist and a monument of National importance in Diu. These are popular places to visit in this place:
- Gangeshwar Temple
- Naida Caves
This is a unique and well preserved Portuguese Fort and is one of the unique imposing structure located on the coast of Diu island. It was constructed by the Portuguese and is the best among the chosen new wonders from India.
In the premises of the Diu Fort, there are three main churches located and they are St. Thomas Church which was constructed in a unique Gothic Style architecture and is one of the must visit place in Diu. These are the three main churches:
- St. Paul’s Church
- St. Thomas Church
- St. Francis of Assisi
The most famous tourist attractions in Diu are its beaches and the Ghoghla beach is the biggest beach on the Diu island apart from that there are few other beaches like Gomtimata beach, Simbor beach, and Chakrakirath Beach.
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