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Time Required : 1 - 2 hours

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Chapel of Our Lady Rosary , Diu Overview

The Chapel of Our Lady Rosary is located in Old Moti Daman, Diu. The church dates back to the 17th century and is of great historical and religious significance. The structure of the church employs Gothic-style architecture, which displays an elegant Portuguese influence.

This sacred place is visited by both locals and tourists on a regular basis, and is a visual treat for everyone. The wooden church, that has a minimalistic exterior appearance, lays in a square that accommodates gravestones of the earliest Portuguese habitants of the regions. The interior of the church in comparison is much more detailed and features a heavenly rose-petal shaped roof, intricate carvings and life-like paintings based on Jesus and his disciples. These details showcase early architectural expertise. The Chapel of Our Lady Rosary is a spot that must be visited, providing an atmosphere that allows you to witness the divine.

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Nearby Attractions

Diu Fort - Originally established by Portuguese colonisers, the Diu Fort is now managed by the Indian government and promises a sight of stone galleries, awe-inspiring cannons and relaxing seaside views. It is located at a distance of 6.5 km from The Chapel of Our Lady Rosary. You may use a cab service or other forms of transport such as bike or scooter to access Diu Fort.

Nagoa Beach - A beautiful beach recommend to tourists during peak season, that is an ideal spot for relaxation, swimming and water-sports such as sailing and water-skiing. It is located at a distance of 0.8 km from The Chapel of Our Lady Rosary, at a walking distance.

INS Khukri - Travel back in time and pay your respects at this Indo-Pakistani War memorial, acknowledging the attack on the INS Khukri warship by a Pakistani submarine in 1976. It is located at a distance of 5 km from The Chapel of Our Lady Rosary. You may use a cab service or other forms of transport such as bike or scooter to access the INS Khukri Memorial.

Best Time to Visit

The Chapel of Our Lady Rosary may be visited at any time of the year although the period from May to September should be avoided for ease of travel.

Tips

Avoid photography as it is strictly prohibited inside the church.

How To Reach Chapel of Our Lady Rosary

The Chapel of Our Lady Rosary in Diu can be found by travelling along Fort Road. It is located at the end of Fort Road at approximately 600 metres from St. Paul’s Church, and you may use transport of your choice such as cab, scooter or bike to arrive at your destination.

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