Top 10 Places To Visit In Daman and Diu

Top 10 Places To Visit In Daman and Diu

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Daman and Diu, a union territory in west India, consists of 2 separate areas divided by the Arabian Sea. The Daman Ganga River flows through the coastal town of Daman. Diu is a small island and mainland village. The Fort of Moti Daman, Diu Fort and 16th-century churches reflect the territory’s past as a Portuguese colony. In the town of Moti Daman, the Basilica of Bom Jesus Church is known for its gilt altarpiece.


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1. Diu Fort :
Fort Diu, is located on the west coast of India in Diu, a Union Territory, administered by the Government of India. The fort was built by the Portuguese during their colonial rule of the Diu island. The Diu town is located to the west of the fort.

2. Jampore Beach :
Jampore beach is one significant attraction of Daman. Situated remotely 5 kilometres away from the Moti Daman Jetty, the beach gets fame because of its blackish mud-coloured water. It is soothing just to have glimpses of the sea and is a perfect place for the ones seeking longing peace and solitude. The beach is away from the hustle of the city and is, therefore, a great place to relax.

3. The Sao Jeronimo fort :
Saint Jeronimo’s Fort is located on the north bank of the Damanganga River opposite the walls of Daman. It is an exemplary work of military architecture, and remains well preserved. The initiative to build a fortification in Nani Daman seems associated to the Mughal army’s invasion in 1611, in retaliation for the capture of a Mecca ship in Surat by Luís de Brito e Mello.

4. Naida Caves :
The Naida caves are located on the periphery of the Diu fort. These caves have a big network of tunnels with square hewn steps.

5. Nagoa Beach :
Nagao Beach is a town in Diu district, India, on the edge of the Junagadh district. The town’s main industry is tourism, and it has 21 kilometres of coastline. The population is 14,000 but about 40,000 tourists enter the town during peak seasons.

6. St. Paul’s Church :
The St. Paul’s Church, is situated on Diu Island, on the west coast of India, a Union Territory of India. Diu came under the control of Portuguese colonists in early 16th century.

7. Gangeshwar Temple :
The Gangeshwar Temple is situated approximately 3 km from Diu in the old Fudam village. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and features 5 Shivalingas that are believed to have been established by the Pandavas during their exile from the kingdom. These Shivalingas are situated amidst rocks that are washed by waves continuously.

8. Pani Kotha :
Panikotha fort located in the sea, off the coast opposite to DiuFort, could be seen in the evenings. There are several cannons (some of them made of bronze appear well preserved) still seen at the top of the Diu fort. Also seen are collection of iron shells scattered around in the fort area.

9. Ghogla Beach :
Ghoghla Beach is situated in the village of Ghoghla, which is around 15 km from the main town of Diu. This beach is a popular tourist spot that has necessary facilities like food and accommodation.

10. Jalandhar Beach :
Jallandhar Beach, named after the demon Jallandhar, features a small memorial at a hill top along with a stone face structure of the demon. It is a sunny beach, which is around 1 km from Diu and houses a temple, dedicated to Goddess Chandrika.


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