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Daman and Diu

Daman and Diu

Daman and Diu stands as the second smallest union territory of India and is infringed by the Arabian Sea on its one side and the state of Gujarat on the other. It was only in the year 1987 that Daman and Diu got separated from the state of Goa. Along with Goa, the islands of Daman and Diu also make one of the most sought after tourist destinations.


Daman was formerly called as Damao and is situated on the west coast of India. The place is popularly known for its picturesque location and backdrop and of course its pristine beaches. Whereas, when talking about Diu, it is to put a limelight on the fact that Diu has taken its name from the Sanskrit word Dweep and is also recognized as the best sea port and a Naval Base from 14th to 16th century.


Daman and Diu travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Daman and Diu tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in Eastern India.


General facts about Daman and Diu
Location: Western India
Climate: cold, tropical and moderate
Major Attractions: Francis of Assisi, Jallandhar, Gangeshwar temple, Nagoa beach, Gomptimata temple, Jama Masjid, Our lady of Sea Church, Hilsa Aquarium, Kachigam Water Tank
Ideal Time to Visit: October to May


Tourist sightseeing in Daman and Diu
The islands of Daman and Diu possess many places that attract tourists who admire the place by giving their attendance at the place every year. Some of the places to visit n Daman and Diu are Fort of St. Jerome, Church of Our Lady of Rosary, Devka beach, Zampa Gateway, Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Jallandhar, Gangeshwar temple, Nagoa beach, Gomptimata temple, Jama Masjid, Our lady of Sea Church, Hilsa Aquarium, Kachigam Water Tank, Hathi Park and Bridge Side Garden, Somanath Mahadev Temple Diu Fort, Forte Do Mar, Gupta Prayag and Gangeshwar Temple.


Climate of Daman and Diu
Daman & Diu India experiences a pleasant climate all over the year. The best time to pay a visit to the place is in the months of October till May.


How to reach Daman & Diu
Daman & Diu by Air: The nearest international airport is at Mumbai which is situated at about 193 km. Diu Airport is 5 km away from the town, north of Nagoa Beach. There are regular flights to and from Mumbai.
Daman & Diu by Rail: The nearest railhead is Vapi, which is 10 km away.
Daman & Diu by Road: Daman & Diu is linked through NH8, which connects the islands to major cities of India such as Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Vadodara.


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