The Union Territory of Daman and Diu is situated on the west coast of India bordered by the Arabian Sea. Geographically, Daman and Diu is two separate areas located within the state of Gujarat, Daman is located in southern part of Gujarat while Diu is located in the Saurashtra Peninsula of Gujarat. Daman is divided by the Damanganga River into two parts. It is known for its twin forts the Moti Daman and the Nani Daman.
Daman & Diu were part of the Portuguese territories in India, and joined the Indian Union in 1961. After that Goa, Daman & Diu were part of a single Union Territory till 1987 when Goa became a separate state and Daman became the administrative headquarters of Daman & Diu. Both the islands have typically maritime climate and pleasant atmosphere which attracts the tourists throughout the year. The climate of the place is highly affected because of the sea and its gentle breezes which makes it a cool and dry place. Some of tourist attractive places are Bom Jesus Church and Our Lady of Rosary Chapel, Dominican Monastery, also known as the Convent of St. Domingos, Devka Beach, Gandhi Park, Hilsa Aquarium, Jampore Beach, Kadaiya Lake Garden, Hilsa Aquarium, Light House, Moti Daman Fort, Nani Daman Fort, Pargola Garden, Satya Narayan Mandir, Satya Sagar Udyan, Somnath Temple and many more.