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Daman and Diu

Country:
India
State:
Daman and Diu
City:
Union Territory of Daman and Diu
Type of Location:
Monument, Caves
About Location

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Places to Visit
How to Reach

The nearest international and domestic airport Mumbai is only 193kms away. Jet Airways and Indian Airlines have flights to Diu from Mumbai and Porbandar. The tourists can also reach Bhavnagar or Porbandar by flights and reach Damn and Diu from there.

The nearest railway station in Daman is the Vapi railway station and the nearest railway station to Diu is Delwada station. Vapi, the nearest Railhead is only 12kms away. Mumbai and Ahmedabada are two very important Railway Stations of the Western Railways, which are very close from Daman.

 

NH No. 8 connects Daman by motorable road with Ahmedabad 367 Km, Mumbai 193 Km,Vadodara  300 Km. etc

Key places to visit
Devka Beach, Moti Daman Fort, Nani Daman, Damanganga Tourist Complex, Fort of Diu, Hilsa Aquarium, Jampore Beach, Church of Bom Jesus

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Places to Visit

Some important tourist attractions in Daman and Diu are :

  • DevkaBeach: It has an amusement park with a number of colourful fountains and is a place to frolic around.
  • Moti Daman Fort: The huge fort dates back to 16th century. A large number of Portuguese gentry used to reside within the confine of the Fort with their families.
  • Nani Daman: It has an ancient church, a fort and a fishing dock. The lighthouse offers that mystic charm to its lovely beach.
  • Damanganga Tourist Complex: An artificially built complex self-contained with Cafeteria, Cottages, Conference Hall, Health Club etc is sure to enchant you with its beauty, facilities and size.
  • Fort of Diu: Among the tourist attractions in Daman and Diu, the Diu Fort acquires a prominent position. Skirted by the sea on the three sides, the imposing structure dominates the townscape and offers a magnificent view of the sea.
  • Hilsa Aquarium:The recently developed Hilsa Aquarium displays a good collection of exotic and colouful fish.
  • JamporeBeach:The serene beach is an ideal place to and listen to the whisper of the palm tress and laze around.
  • Churchof Bom Jesus:The church was built by the Portuguese in 17th century and is famous for their impressive rosewood carvings.
  • NagoaBeach:This semi-circular beach is in Bucharwada village. You can swim or engage in various water sports.
  • GangeshwarTemple:The temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva houses five lingas in the midst of the rocks on the seashore.
Right Time to Visit

October - May

Temperature

March - July -> 38(°C) - Summer
August - March -> 25(°C)


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