St. Jerome Fort
Dhamatne, Daman, Daman and Diu 396210, India
About St. Jerome Fort
This huge fort is also known as the Nani Daman Fort. The most conspicuous part of this place is its magnanimous gateway that faces the river. There is a large statue of St. Jerome, one of the most eminent fathers of the Catholic Church, inside the fort premises. The complex contains other attractions namely the church of Our Lady of the Sea and a Jain temple. The fort on the whole offers a beautiful view of the fish market below and the hustle-bustle that comes along with it.
Attractions near St. Jerome Fort
Church of our Lady of the Sea in Daman is counted a few of the most revered holy locations of Daman. It is located within the enclosure of the very awesome and invincible Fort of Nani Daman which boasts of three bastions and a pair of gateways. The Daman Church of our Lady of the Sea is an implementing most important constructing inside the castle area that is extended over 12,250 sq. m.
Dominican Monastery in Daman has previously served as the headquarters of theological studies. It was a world renowned seminary for the hieratic novitiates. its imposing structure fairly carries a testimony to its past glory. The must-see object of interest of this monastery is the elaborately and intricately carved out floral stone placed at the abode of the main altar.
Devka Beach has an amusement park and musical fountains along its long shoreline. This beach is located around 5 km away from the main taxi stand at Nani Daman. The amusement park, illuminated on all festive days, attracts tourists, especially on Nariyal Poornima, Folk Dance Festival and other important festivals.
Jampore beach is one of the significant attractions in Daman. Situated remotely 5 kilometres away from the Moti Daman Jetty, the beach gets fame because of its blackish mud-coloured water. It is a perfect place for the ones seeking longing peace and solitude. The beach is away from the hustle of the city and is, therefore, a great place to relax. Covered with trees all over makes the place breezy and gives it an ecstatic look.
also called Dawan River is a river in western India. The river's headwaters are on the western slope of the Western Ghats range, and it flows west into the Arabian Sea. The river flows through Maharashtra and Gujarat states, as well as the Union territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The historical monuments "Moti daman and NaniDAman" are situated on the banks of this river.
This is a hill located in the Parnera village oof Valsad district. There is also a fort in the top of the hill which is a perfect example of ancient architecture. But it doesn't get much care and now its situation is very bad. A good place for trekking and one can see the whole village from this hill.
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