Daman and Diu

Daman and Diu is a union territory which has two unconnected districts separated by over 600 km by road: Daman that is located between Maharashtra and Gujarat, and Diu in Gujarat. Both Daman and Diu were part of Portuguese colonies and were incorporated into India in 1961. Goa, Daman and Diu were part of single union territory until 1987 when Goa was granted a separate statehood.

Diu is a small island that is located at about 90 km from Somnath. Apart from some of the places listed below, Diu is known for its clean beaches with clear waters.

Rocky Beach at Diu

Beautiful sunset at Diu

Christmas Event at one of the beaches

Places to visit at Diu

Naida Caves (Diu)

Diu Fort

Nagoa Beach (Diu)

Ghoghla Beach (Diu)

St Paul’s Church (Diu)

Diu Museum



Other places of Interest

  • Daman
  • Jallandar Beach (Diu)
  • Chakrathirth Beach (Diu)
  • Gomtimata Beach (Diu)



Where to stay?


Distance Chart

From Distance (in km)
Somnath 85
Junagarh 150
Rajkot 235
Ahmedabad 355

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