St. Paul’s Church

St. Paul’s Church

St. Paul’s Church in Diu Island is the only functioning church that is built by the Portuguese. The construction of the church began in 1601, and took 9 years to complete. St Paul’s Church is dedicated to Our Lady of Immaculate Conception. St Paul’s Church is considered to be the best example of baroque architecture in India. The detailing and the intricacy of the design of this church […]

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Daman and Diu

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 […]

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