Daman Tourism, Daman and Diu

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About Daman

Daman, a Union Territory, is popular among tourists for its clean and picturesque beaches with a 12.5 km long coastline. This Union Territory is situated on the Western coast of India bordered by the Arabian Sea. Daman was under the Potuguese rule for four and a half centuries till it got independence and joined India in the year 1961. Travellers can still witness the Portuguese culture in the local buildings and monuments here. 

Daman is frequented by local tourists from Gujarat and Maharashtra on the weekend. This is a small port city that is located about 12 Km from Vapi. There is enough tourism infrastructure in Daman and Diu to provide comfortable vacation to travellers. Surrounded by Maharashtra and Gujarat, Daman is blessed with natural beauty and pleasant climate all around the year. This small town is divided by the River Damanganga in two major parts. The northern part is called Little Daman or Nani Daman and is filled with restaurants while the southern part is called Moti Daman or Big Daman and is known for its historical architecture. 

Daman is well known among local travellers from Gujarat and Maharashtra for its scenic beaches. The tranquil climate of Daman makes it perfect as a beach destination. The city is also frequented by travellers from Gujarat due to easy availability of liquor. There are also plenty of historical monuments in Daman including some majestic churches. There is also plenty for visitors to shop here including art and handicrafts.

The main beaches in Daman are Devka beach and Jampore beach. The main historical tourist attractions in Daman are Nani Daman and Moti Daman fort, Church of Lady of Rosary, Church of Lady of Remedies, and Church of Lady of Angustias. Travellers from Gujarat and Maharashtra also visit the Vaibhav Water park, which is a beautiful theme park spread in an area of 20 acres.

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