Daman and Diu is located at the mouth of Daman Ganga River bounded by the state of Gujarat, Western India. It is a small union territory spread among 77 kilometers, a perfect getaway with golden beaches and historical monuments. There are plenty of sight seeing places in Daman that add charm to the city. There are plenty of government old buildings, ancient churches and spacious forts in the south of the town that are constructed in Iberian Style and charms representing some of the primary history attractions of Daman. We present to you some of the best tourist places to visit in Daman to explore beaches, religious places and holy spots, unique item shopping, car racing, boating and camel or horse ride to enjoy.
Jampore beach is one of the best tourist attractions in daman. It is situated 5 km away from Moti Daman Jetty, it is long spread across the shore of the ocean with exclusive infrastructure to sit and relax with friends and family. It is a perfect place for someone who is seeking peace and solitude, one of the best places to relax. Jump into the waters, drink your heart out and enjoy various delicacies at some of the best resorts in Daman. Capture the beauty of the sunset and enjoy various sports activities at Jampore Beach. Enjoy with your friends and family and capture memories to cherish for life.
Moti Daman Fort is located in the center of Daman. It is easily accessible by local bus, taxis and auto rickshaws that are available from the main city. It is a famous old fort that has 10 bastions and 2 gateways. It comprises large walls and is surrounded by a moaks that looks attractive. It is spread across an area of about 30000 sq. km. It is built in the shape of a polygon with over 500 feet of projections. A new Hilsa Aquarium has been constructed within the campus of Moti Daman to see various fishes for kids.
Daman has a strong link to the Catholics owing to its Portuguese connection and Cathedral of Bom Jesus is the significant religious monument for them. Out of the various holy places, the Cathedral of Bom Jesus is the most visited Church in Daman. Built long back in 1603, the structure is still beautiful with its astounding design, expert architecture and fine craftsmanship that reflects the passion with which the Portuguese built this cathedral. This site is surely a treat for the eyes.
St Jerome Fort, known as the Nani Daman Fort consists of a magnanimous gateway that faces the river. It consists of a large statue of St. Jerome, one of the most eminent fathers of the Catholic Church, inside the fort premises. The complex contains other attractions namely the church of Our Lady of the Sea and a Jain temple, to attract the visitors coming to the place. The fort on the whole offers a beautiful view of the fish market below and some hustle-bustle that comes along with it. The scenery is worth seeing and it is considered as one of the popular tourist attractions in Daman.
The Lighthouse will surely leave an imprint on your mind. Every tourist who visits Daman and Diu loves this site for it is a place for mindfulness and peace. Standing tall, the Lighthouse offers a magnificent view of the sunset. It is a major landmark of the town and is situated inside a fort. An excellent view of the sea traffic can also be seen from here. Enjoy the solitude here and some street food during your visit. Access these places easel from Devka Beach Resort. Plan your visit to daman without forgetting to book your stay in our resort. Explore the city and make your stay memorable with us