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    Best time to Visit Diu: Whole Year

    Category : Leisure: Leisure,Beaches,Family Holiday

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    Diu is a beautiful beach town in the union territory of Daman and Diu.

    This quite little fishing town, was a Portuguese colony earlier.

    Diu is a small island is known for its beautiful beaches, fortress, old Portuguese Cathedral and churches, interesting museums and temples.
    The beaches of Diu has various options for water sport activities like Para sailing, water scooter, speed boat, banana boating, jet skiing, water skiing, bumper boating, hot air balloon, etc.

    Diu has plenty of branching palm Hyphoena indica (Hoka) trees which are found nowhere else in the country.

    Unlike in Gujarat State, alcohol is legal in Diu.

     

    Trivia: Many people confuse Diu with Daman. Although people refer to them together, they are different places (approximately 680 km from each other).
    There were ferries and boats from Diu to Daman untill 1961, but now there is no sea route transport between the 2 cities. You can travel only through road


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    Diu Fort

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    Diu Fort was built on a hillock next to the sea in 1535. It was built when the Mughal Emperor undertook war to annex this territory. The fort houses 3 beautiful churches and a Shiva temple.
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      Nagoa Beach Diu

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      Nagoa Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Diu. The unique shoe-shape of the beach makes it more beautiful. The beach is surrounded by palm trees. This a gorgeous, white sanded beach is perfect place to swim and relax.
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        Chakratirth Beach

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        Chakratirth Beach is one of the popular beaches in Diu. It is a beautiful beach with serene landscape predominated by the hills. The Sunset Point and Lord Shiva temple are some attractions close to the beach.
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          Jallandhar Beach

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          Jallandhar Beach is famous for its serene beauty. It is famous for various water sports facilities. The Jallandhar Shrine is located on a hillock is close to the beach. It has a stone carved face of Jallandhar - a mythological demon who was killed by Lord Krishna.
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            Ghoghla Beach

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            Ghoghla Beach is a famous golden sand beach which is popular among tourists.
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              Sea Shell Museum

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              Sea Shell Museum has a wide shell collection of Captain Fulbari, who was a sailor who collected more than 2500 to 3000 different varieties of sea shells from around the world.
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                Diu Museum

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                The former St. Thomas Church, is transformed into Diu museum. It houses a lot of important antique statues, inscriptions on the stone by the ancient rulers, magnificent wooden carvings, idols, shadow-clocks and various other vital artifacts
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                  St Paul Church

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                  St. Paul Church is a beautifully architecture structure which is dedicated to 'Our Lady of Immaculate Conception'.
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                    Naida Caves

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                    The Naida Caves are located outside the main wall of the Diu Fort. It was constructed by the Portuguese. These caves have a big network of tunnels with square hewn steps.
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                      INS Khukri Memorial

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                      INS Khukri Memorial is a memorial setup for the Indian Naval Ship that sank during the Indo-Pak War of 1971.
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