The union territories of Diu, Daman and Goa situated in the country of India are visited all over the world for its beautiful and the perfect blend of sea, sand and sun which in itself looks like some celestial town that has got streamed down here. Diu provides total opportunities to explore one’s own self within the lap of nature by soaking and wrapping one’s own self with tranquility and calmness around. This is the land where visitors get to enjoy the ride almost similar to heaven. This wonderful island sort of destination is situated away from the tip of southern saurashtra peninsula of Gujarat covered by the Arabian Sea.
The prehistoric, ancient as well as the medieval period has shown the evidences that say about the town and its various rulers who ruled over it including Britishers and the Portuguese dominantly. In the year of 1987, goa got itself separated from the trio of the union territories i.e Diu, Daman and goa. The 14th-16th century were the important period where it was the most happening trade spot. Ghoghla town is the entrance to Diu via una. Belonging basically to Africa, the hoka trees were introduced and planted in diu by the Portuguese which are till date adding to the charisma of diu and are found no where else but only here. Gujarati, hindi, English and Portuguese are the major languages spoken here.
The prominent diu fort built up in the Portugal style of architecture, its churches that still speak about the faith of Portuguese over their lord savior, panikotha situated amidst the ocean, are amongst the heritage monuments of diu that are well preserved and maintained by diu tourism. Not only this, historically important sightseeing spots are also taken off with care and are the point of experiencing the same sacred and holy feeling the history has left over it. nagoa beach, ghoghla beach, jallandhar shrine situated on the jallandhar beach are the spots ideal for spending the idle time! the water sport activities being conducted here provide its visitors with complete entertainment, thrill and adventure.
Gangeshwar mahadev temple which was built up by the pandavas during their exilation period also has a deep connection to the history, INS Khukhri which is the standing example of the proud sailors of india who gave the world a message to live life of self respect and not of surrender, st.thomas church which also is a museum, sea-shell museum which has more than thousands of the rare collection of shells, naida caves are worth a visit.