Many tourists are seen to flock to Goa for spending a weekend. But, if you are looking to spend quieter times with you friends or family, we suggest you visit the beaches of Daman and Diu. They have their own special attractions. Read through this article to know more.
Chanced upon by Diogo de Melohe in the 16th century, the quaint region of Daman was home to the Portuguese for over 4 centuries till it became a part of the independent India in 1961. Still retaining the air of the colonial era, the city is sprawling with wonderful historical sites that one must visit. Also, a lovely destination for amazing beaches, Daman attracts tourists from all over the world who crave to know about the history of the city and bask in the sun on a nice sandy shore. Listed out here are ten of the best resorts in Daman that will liven up your holiday experience.
Diu is one of the pristine destinations in India with its stunning beaches and the Portuguese legacy left by the early colonizers. It has many attractions to offer from the dazzling Nagoa beach to the artistically mastered Churches, this place is surely a hidden jewel amongst the other popular tourist places of India. There are outdoor sports available at beaches for adventure and if you are a history or archaeology lover you can visit the churches here that have been brilliantly built.
Ruled by the Portuguese for over 450 years, the union territory of Daman and Diu along with Goa were a part of a single union territory of India. In 1987, Goa gained its statehood leaving Daman and Diu as a single and distinct union territory. The union territory consists of two districts, namely Daman and Diu which are around 198 kilometers from each other. The place, being a former Portuguese colony, houses various number of buildings and monuments evident with the Portuguese styled architecture and town planning. In this article we shall discuss the top 8 places to visit in Daman and Diu.