20 Attractions to Explore Near 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.
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.
Tithal Beach is the go-to destination for many when in need of a revitalizing break. Breaking the flow of the whitewashed waves, the Tithal beach glimmers like a gold necklace that decorates the azure neck of the Arabian Sea. Come the weekend, and the beach is flocked by local tourists that come here to lounge languorously in the sun, stare at the sunsets, take a stroll down the coast in the gentle breeze and enjoy some coconut water and roasted corn.
Tadkeshwar Mahadev temple is a Hindu temple. It is located near Abrama town in Valsad district. The temple is on the bank of the Wanki river . The temple is more than 800 years old, one of the oldest in Valsad District. It was designed to allow the sun to shine on the Shivlinga inside and has no ceiling. Therefore, it is known as "Tadkeshwar".
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir is located near the Tithal town of the Valsad district of Gujarat. The temple is located on the shore of the beach of Tithal. The temple's construction was started in 1991. The temple is made for worshipping Lord Swami Narayan. It is one of the popular temples of the Valsad district. The popularity of the temple is now increasing day by day because of beautiful carved idols.
This is a famous beach located in Palghar. This Beach is ideal for couple's outings as well as family tours. It is a popular choice for picnics, gatherings, and beach walking tours. You will enjoy relaxing by the seashore and listening to the sound of sea waves.
This is a famous temple located in the Navsari district. A number of devotees visit this temple every day. this temple is connected to the history of this place and also this temple is situated in a beautiful, calm and quiet place that gives peace all around.
Dandi Beach is one of the prominent beaches located in Dandi village, Gujarat and also one of the cleanest beaches in India. Dandi Beach is historically prominent as Mahatma Gandhi led the salt satyagraha from Sabarmati Ashram (Ahmedabad) to Dandi. This is the beach where Mahatma Gandhi broke the salt tax law of the British after the Salt March. There are monuments placed in the seashore as a remembrance of the Dandi march.
This is a hill station in the Valsad district of Gujarat. It stands in a densely forested region close to the Pangarbari Wildlife Sanctuary. It is one of the few hill stations in the world from which it is possible to glimpse the sea. The Wilson Hills are popular during the summer months as it enjoys a cooler and less humid climate than the surrounding area.
Janki Van is a forestry project (park) developed under Gujarat Forestry Development Project by the Social Forestry Department, Gujarat. Janki Van is located at the Bhinar village. This park developed for environmental protection, nurture-breeding of forestry conservation, tourist place and wild herb-grown up, etc.
Vansda national park is a protected area which represents the thick woodlands of the Dangs and southern Gujarat and is situated in the Vansda tehsil, Navsari District. Established in 1979 as a National Park, the deciduous forest area having groves of "Katas" bamboo owes its beauty to no felling of trees since 1952. Nestled in the Western Ghats of Sahyadri range, it has a unique flavor of flora and fauna population. some of the other attractions include local tribes, "Gira Falls", and more.
the garden and Bio-Diversity Conservation center have a wide range of native and exotic plant samples from which you can learn to identify plants, learn how they are used for food and medicine, and how much we depend on them. There is a nature education trail which leads you to and from Vansda Park. You might not find people to welcome and orient you, but there is plenty of written information about the plants posted around the center. The garden is open from 8am-6pm and entry is free.
This is an aquarium situated in the Pal area It is the first multidisciplinary underwater aquarium of its kind in the country and named after the Bengali scientist Jagadish Chandra Bose. Inaugurated on 1 March 2014 .