Diu Travel Guide

  • Transportation
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  • Things to Do
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  • Transportation
    by Avieira67

Diu Things to Do

  • Cycling around the Island

    There are at least four options to travel around the Island: taxi, auto, motorbike and bike.As this Island is very small, it's very easy to explore it by bicycle.During my trip, a child invited me to visit the land his parents were working and, at the end, offered me a cocconut.FARE PER DAY, 2008Bicycle - INR 25Motorbike - INR 150

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  • Fortim do Mar

    This Fortress, located about 2 km away from the Diu Jetty, was built by the Portuguese and were used as a jail. It has a Chapel of Nossa Senhora do Mar and a lighthouse. A boat service allows you to visit this historic monument.

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  • Igreja de São Tomás

    Part of this church was converted into a museum, housing a lot of important antique statues, inscriptions on the stone by the ancient rulers, magnificent wooden carvings, idols, shadow-clocks and various other vital artifacts. A majority of these have been collected from the excavations from different sites and exhibited for the general public....

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  • Igreja de São Paulo

    The church of São Paulo was constructed in 1691 and is dedicated to our Lady of Immaculate Conception. It is the only church in operation in Diu. Boasting a Gothic architectural style, this monument is the biggest Portuguese Catholic church on the island. Its intriguing volutes and shell like motifs are the sight to behold. This apart, you will...

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  • Diu Fort

    A great place to stroll around in, and relax with beautiful views of the sea.The Fort was built in 1535 by the portuguese.

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  • Fish Market

    It's always a challenge to visit a market, especially fish markets in India.This interesting woman greeted me and invited me to take her a picture. In Diu Island, people are friendly and many of them still speak Portuguese.

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  • Vegetable Market

    It was my first place to meet locals. It was wonderful to find many people speaking Portuguese with Portuguese nationality.All locals that were born before Decembre 1961 are considered Portuguese, but they need to request for the nationality.

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  • Portuguese Fort

    Diu Fort was constructed between 1535 and 1541 as the result of a defense alliance between the king of Gujarat and the Portuguese. It is enfolded by the Arabian Sea on three sides. This monument has a huge structure that houses a lighthouse. A couple of mounds of iron shells from its strife-ridden past can be seen even today in these premises. Some...

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  • Like Goa 30 years ago...

    The small Island of Diu, along with goa and Daman did not become part of India when Independence came in 1946 from the British. These three small enclaves were part of the Portugese empire and did not become part of the India state until the 1950's.Goa has become a massively commercialised monstrosity on a par with the concrete jungles of the...

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Diu Hotels

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  • Radhika Beach Resort

    Nagoa Beach, Diu, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hoka Resort

    Nagoa Beach, Diu-362520, Diu, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Sugati Beach Resort

    Opp. Ghola Check Post, (formerly Suzlon Beach Hotel), Diu, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

Diu Restaurants

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  • Try Prawns with cocconut milk

    O Coqueiro is a Portuguese name and means the cocconut tree.Prawns with cocconut milk is a local and delicious dish. Prawns with cocconut milk.

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  • The best vegetarian restaurant

    If you are looking for vegetarian food, don't hesitate to visit this wonderful place. I have travelled in northern India and I have found many local vegetarian restaurants, but here I've found a very good service and a really tasty food for cheap.They have a wide variety of dishes.

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  • Try Fried Tuna Fish

    As you are in an Island, fish dishes are of great quality at the restaurants. I have tryed fried tuna fish, and I found it really fresh.

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