Tourist Places in Daman & Diu
The amazing, pristine and beautiful Daman and Diu group of islands are one of the most sought tourist destinations of India. Situated on the Arabian Sea in the small peaces of lands with the total area of 120 sq, k.m., the Daman and Diu are covered with palm and coconut trees that make the islands eye soothing and picturesque. The natural beaches and caves are the prime attractions of the islands while the churches made at the time of Portuguese periods are worth viewing.
The Daman and Diu islands were earlier incorporated with Goa but after transforming Goa into a state under Indian Union, the Daman and Diu remained union territory of India. Besides, beaches and churches, Daman and Diu also contain some extremely attractive visiting sites including gorgeous forts, holy temples, Mirasol lake and Diu Jail etc.
Here are the most popular tourist attractions in Daman and Diu islands.
Daman Tourism: Moti Daman fort, Nani Daman forts, Light House, Devka beach, Jampor beach, Church of Bom Jesus, Pargola Garden, the Chapel of our Lady of Rosary, Mirasol Lake.
Diu Tourism Places: Nagoa Beach and Jalandhar beach resort, Chakratirath Beach, Ghoghla, Panikota Fort, Gangeshwar Temple, Diu Museum, St. Paul's Church, Jallandhar Shrine.
How to reach Daman and Diu?
Daman and Diu falls in the Arabian Sea and it can be easily accessed by air and by road while there is no railway line on any of the island of Daman & Diu group.
How to get Daman & Diu by Air?
The group of islands has one domestic airport in Daman islands named Daman Airport, which is connected to Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport, Mumbai. Regular flights operate between the islands and Mumbai. Mumbai airport is well connected to other parts of the country and major international cities.
How to Reaching Daman & Diu by Train?
There is no railway network in the islands but you can reach to this group of islands by reaching to the nearest railway station of Islands. The nearest railhead from Daman is Vapi, Gujarat (12 k.m.) while Veraval, Gujarat (50 k.m.) is the nearest airport from Diu. From these stations, you can take the service of road transport.
How to get Daman & Diu by Road?
Daman and Diu are well connected to major cities of Gujarat and Goa. Mumbai is also connected to Daman and Diu. Regular bus service and small public and private transport facilities are available to reach onto the islands.