Daman & Diu Situated in the West coast of India and surrounded by the Arabian Sea, the tiny islands Daman and Diu jointly form this beautiful Union Territory of India. Daman and Diu lie on the edge of the southern borders of Gujarat, which is situated
The Somnath Temple is also only a short distance from here. It is a magnificent place of worship. The massive historic Diu (Praca de Diu) fort cum-castle built in 1535 impresses most of the visitors. It was the key position of the whole strategic complex which comprises the other forts-one at Gogola which was destroyed in 1896; the Passo Seco Fort at about 8 Km from the city. This fort predates the Portuguese conquest. At Brancavara there were two other forts. One known as Barra now converted into a lighthouse, the second as Nagoa Fort built in 1773. Besides these forts, there is also a historical cathedral dedicated to St. Paul, a palace, Tad Fort, Old Fort and Nagoa Beach. Diu is a very popular and important tourist resort.
Newly developed Hilsa Aquarium displays a good collection of beautiful and colouful fish.
This is an amusement park with a number of colourful fountains which differnt light of colors according to the music wihich is play and is a place to frolic around.
The large forts dates back to 16th century. A large number of Portuguese stay in the rooms of fort with their families.
This is an ancient church, a fort and a fishing dock. Now this make a lighthouse which offers that mystic charm to its lovely beach.
The main Tourist attractions in Daman and Diu, the Diu Fort acquires a prominent position. Skirted by the sea on the three sides and offers a magnificent view of the sea.
The church was built by the Portuguese in 17th century and it is famous for their impressive rosewood carvings and beautiful greenery.
This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva houses five lingas in the midst of the rocks on the seashore. A lot of tourist visit here when they come Daman.