Daman Tourism & Travel Guide

Earlier known as Damao or Kalana Pavri (meaning lotus of marshland), this was the settlement of the Portuguese for about 5 centuries. The Portuguese had to later leave the place with the end of the colonial rule in the year 1961. This place was discovered by a Portuguese sailor named Diogo de Mello when he was shipwrecked due to a storm and at last found himself on this coast. The region has witnessed a number of wars and a huge evolution of different types of races and civilizations. This has given rise to the present day Daman which is peaceful and where a variety of cultures have united together. The town lies along the Arabian Sea and is quite laid back. The Damanganga River separates Daman into the Nani Daman in the North and the Moti Daman in the south. There are still a number of Portuguese buildings and churches here which are as beautiful as they were a few decades back.
Best time to visit Daman is from October to March

Trips and Itineraries for Daman

‘Nani Daman’ literally translates to Smaller Daman....

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I made short day trips to Daman and Silvassa during one of those days....

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Top Places To Visit in Daman 23 Spots

Near Nani Daman, Daman
First we went to Devka Beach. It is a rocky beach.We found many couples and family came here to enjoy. Most of them enjoy in garden near to beach. Its is not swimmer friendly beach due to rocky Geography. You should be caution during high Tide because you can't watch stones that time may cause injuries.
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Near Gandhi Park, Daman
Nani Daman is hardly 5 minutes from Moti Daman A bridge Old (one way) and new (two way) connects Moti Daman to Nani Daman Nani Daman is more commercialized and lively compared to Moti Daman Nani Daman is too crowded at places Nani Daman has a good market place Beaches on Nani Daman a strict no go as they are really dirty Sea water is very muddy
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