Diu Travel Destinations
A wonderful place which is a blend of sun, sand and sea is Dui. It is located around seven hundred and eighty six kilometers from Daman and it is bordered by Chasi River. The best part of this place is that the climate of this pleasant for the entire year.
In the past Dui and Daman were in the control of Portugese and so to some extend you will get an essence of Portuguese culture. This place is reach in tourist attractions which will reflect old Gothic style.
Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Diu
Nagoa Beach – This is a semi circle beach wherein the soothing waves will wade you in it and you can enjoy swimming, gamboling and many other such activities. You can also enjoy the soft shore sand by napping below the palm trees and the soothing breeze coming along. It is just twenty minutes drive. The open arid land as well as the dense groves of coconut attracts you to this beach.
Ghoghla beach – This is the beach where you can enjoy water sports like water scooters, parasailing and many more such sports.Apart form this you can also enjoy swimming, sunbathing and such activities.
Gangeshwar Temple – Gangeshwar Temple is situated three kilometers away from Diu and it is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple comprises of five lingas that is situated in the midst of the rocks and are washed by the waves of the sea. It is said that these lingas were the establishments of the five Pandava brothers of the Mahabharata at the time of exile.
St Thomas Church – This church is now converted into a museum. It is the huge structure which is designed in gothic architecture and built in the year1598. It is the house of statues, idols, wooden carvings, shadow clocks and many more such things.
So, are you planning to visit Dui? How to reach would be your main concern.
If you want to travel through air then Dui is well linked with Vayudoot services through Ahmedabad as well as Mumbai. As far as rail is concerned the nearest railway station is Delwada which is around nine kilometersthat is connected through Veraval through meter guage line. In case you are planning through road then it is well linked with Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Mumbai, Daman, Rajkot, Somnath, Verval, Sasangir and Una. Hiring a cab to reach Dui and discovering the attractions can be a great choice as it can make your journey restful and pleasurable.