Visitors to the fascinating lands of Daman & Diu get opportunities to visit many tourist attractions in Daman & Diu. Daman & Diu are the sea side locations near Gujarat in Arabian Sea. Tourist attractions in Daman & Diu are comprised of picturesque sun-bathed beaches, colonial forts and renowned churches. Besides this, there is a rich heritage and culture of Daman & Diu which offers very lively festive days and bustling nightlife, another tourist attraction in Daman & Diu.
Daman & Diu has a mix of natural and manmade attractions. The Major Tourism Drivers and attractions in Daman can be categorized under two heads: Heritage Attractions and Waterfront Attractions. In addition to these, there are religious attractions and manmade attractions too like Water Park, Gardens etc. The major tourism drivers and attractions in Diu can be categorized two heads: Beach Attractions and Heritage Attractions. There are also other attractions like religious attractions, Caves etc.
Major tourist attractions in Daman & Diu are:
Devka Beach in Daman is a lively destination to be in. It has an amusement park with attractive illumination on festivals. Another is massive Moti Daman Fort dating back to 16th century. It has a massive fort, the stately Light house, gardens, historic monuments and ancient Gothic style churches, as the key places of interest. There is very alluring artificial tourist complex DamanGanga, having all the recreational facilities, one of the major tourist attractions in Daman & Diu. Another mention among the tourist attractions in Daman and Diu is Fort of Diu, surrounded by sea on three sides, offers a marvelous view of sea.
The serene Jampore beach is an ideal place to unwind and listen to the whisper of the palm trees and laze around. Church of Bom Jesus was built by the Portuguese in 17th century and is famous for their impressive rosewood carvings. Nagoa Beach is a semicircular beach in Bucharwada village, an ideal place for various water sports. Another important tourist attraction of Daman & Diu is Gangeshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It houses five lingas in the midst of the rocks on the seashore.
Other tourist attraction in Daman & Diu are Our Lady of Rosary Chapel (inside fort, Moti Daman fort), Our lady of Sea Church (inside Nani Daman fort), Hilsa Aquarium, Kachigam Water Tank, Hathi Park, Bridge Side Garden and Municipal Children Park. The other equally beautiful beaches are Ahmedpur, Mandvi, Chakratirath, Jallandhar, and Gomtimata, all having their own charm and thrill.