Places To Visit In Diu

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Here are the top 20 tourist attractions to see in Diu:

1. Naida Caves

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1 km
from city center
1 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

The Naida caves are located on the periphery of the Diu fort. These caves have a big network of tunnels with square hewn steps.

2. Nagoa Beach

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5 km
from city center
2 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

Famous for its pristine beauty and swaying palm trees, Nagoa Beach in Diu is an ideal and a recommended place for tourists all over the world. The place is well connected with the resorts, hence it making it easy for the travellers to relax and explore its beauty at the same time. The beach is surrounded by beautiful palm trees swaying in the cool breeze which creates an exotic environment for the travellers to laze around. The serene beauty of the beach due to its white sands and quiet blue water is worth experiencing and enjoying. 

3. Gangeshwar Mahadev Temple

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4 km
from city center
3 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

Situated 3 km from Diu, Gangeshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has 5 Shivalingas that were supposedly laid by the Pandavas during their exile period. These Shivalingas are situated amidst rocks that are washed by waves continuously.

4. Diu Fort

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1 km
from city center
4 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

Fort Diu, located on the Western coast of Indian was built by Portuguese during their colonial rule and is now under the administration of Indian government. The fort- cum - castle, is known as 'Praça de Diu' in Portuguese, is situated on the southern tip of Gujarat and is at the mouth of the Gulf of Khambhat.

5. Ghoghla Beach

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3 km
from city center
5 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

The Golden sand beach undulates into the horizon while the Arabian Sea laps away at the edge as though imploring the sands to let it find its own beach.

6. Sunset Point, Diu

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2 km
from city center
6 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

A beautiful hillock located near the Chakritirath beach in Diu, offers its visitors a mesmerizing view of sunset from here. The hillock and the surrounding areas have been beautifully landscaped and illuminated. Chakratirth Beach is centrally located and contiguous to the Diu Town.

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7. St. Paul Church, Diu

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from city center
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One of the most famous tourist attractions of Diu, this magnanimous structure is the St. Paul Church dedicated to 'Our Lady of Immaculate Conception'.

8. INS Khukri Memorial

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2 km
from city center
8 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

INS Khukri Memorial is the memorial site of an Indian Naval Ship that sank during the Indo-Pak War of 1971.

9. Panikota Fort

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1 km
from city center
9 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

Also known as Fortim-do-Mar, Panikota Fort is a former Diu Jail. This white coloured huge structure is located within the Diu Fort.

10. Zampa Gateway

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1 km
from city center
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places to visit in Diu

The Zampa Gateway is another attraction. It is a major landmark of Diu and is carved with dedicated angels, lions and a priest. An artificial waterfall adds to its beauty.

11. Sea Shell Museum

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6 km
from city center
11 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

One of the few shell museums in the world is located in Diu. It houses collections of Captain Fulbari, a sailor, who during his voyages collected many unique, pretty and amazing shells.

12. Diu Museum

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A famous tourist spot of the town, the Diu Museum has been set up in the St. Thomas Church. This church had been built in 1598 but was later converted into a museum.

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13. Chakratirth Beach

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2 km
from city center
13 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

Nestled amidst the picturesque hills meeting the Arabian Sea, the Chakratirth beach is the ideal place to soak up the sun or frolick in the enchanting waters while beating the heat and relaxing by the calming shores of Diu.

14. Jallandhar Beach

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1 km
from city center
14 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

Named after the demon, Jallandar, this sunny beach lies almost 1km from Diu and has a temple and a memorial. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Chandrika while the memorial is atop a hill with a stone structure of the demon Jallandar. The beach also offers exciting water sports.

15. Gomtimata Beach

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12 km
from city center
15 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

Located on the western end of the Diu in the village Vanakbara, this is one of the best beaches of the region. Secluded and with natural white sand, Gomtimata beach is a beautiful beach to just sit back and relax. You will also find a temple located at the beach.

16. Church of St. Francis of Assisi

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from city center
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This church is one of the oldest churches in Diu. The church, constructed in 1593 was later converted into a hospital.

17. Hoka Trees

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places to visit in Diu

Known as the Doum Palm around the world, the Hoka trees are a unique natural feature of the area of Diu. Native to desert regions of Africa and Arabia, Diu is the only region in India where this tree grows.

18. Dinosaur Park

6 km
from city center
18 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

Located close to the Nagoa Beach the Dinosaur Park is a great picnic site with children in Diu. Alongside a couple of statues, the park also hosts some kids' rides and a small play area as well.

19. Simbor Beach

1 km
from city center
19 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

Located in the village of Simbor in Diu, the namesake beach boasts of unparalleled serenity, mesmerising surroundings and incapacitating beauty. Apart from the sweeping picturesque views of the sea and the sands, the highlight of the beach is also an old Portuguese fort called "Fort St. Anthony of Simbor."

20. Chapel of Our Lady Rosary

246 km
from city center
20 out of 20
places to visit in Diu

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.

FAQs on Diu

What are the top restaurants in Diu?

The best places to eat in Diu are Cat's Eye View, Night Heron Restaurant, O'Coqueiro, O'Coqueiro Music Garden Restaurant, Apana Foodland, Sea View Restaurant. You can see all the places to eat in Diu here

How can I commute within Diu?

Since it is small, travelling in rickshaws and the local buses should do the job. Otherwise, you can rent a scooty or a bike too.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Diu?

Day 1 - Visit St. Paul’s Church, a Baroque style architecture. The interior is decorated with intricately carved woodwork, which is considered to be the one of the most elaborate among all Portuguese churches in India. Proceed to the Gangeshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. five 'Shivlings' amidst the rocks, lulled by the crystal clear sea water during high tide is the main attraction of this temple. Visit the Shell Museum, displaying a beautiful variety of shells- ranging from silver abalone to folding shells which were collected by a merchant navy, Captain Devjibhai Fulbaria, about 50 years ago. Retire for the day or go shopping.

Day 2 - You can keep an entire day for a visit to the main beaches in Diu- Nagoa, Jalandhar, Chakratirth, Gomtimata and Ghogla. Most of them have popular tourist attractions nearby. The Naida caves, near Jalandhar beach, were formed as a result of quarrying by the Portuguese. The Khukri Memorial, again near Jalandhar beach, is famous for an open amphitheatre and sunset shots. The cost of Nagao beach is renowned for recreational activities such as boating, parasailing, etc. An offshore lighthouse situated here is also very popular.


Day 3 - Visit Diu Fort or Fort Diu, built by the Portuguese during their colonial rule. An example of grand architecture, this fort on the cost of the island commands a magnificent view of the sea and skirts the sea water on three sides. From the fort, a mesmerising view of the Panikotha fort located in the sea off the cost opposite to Fort Diu can be seen in the evenings.

What are the top sightseeing places in Diu?

The top sightseeing places in Diu are Naida Caves, Nagoa Beach, Gangeshwar Mahadev Temple, Diu Fort, Ghoghla Beach, Sunset Point, Diu.
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