Diu is an isolated island on the Arabian coast made up of tidal marsh, salt pans, limestone cliffs, rocky coves and sandy beaches. The island is full of quarries built by the Portuguese, and covered by coconut and palm trees. The town of Diu is located at the eastern end of the island and has some interesting tourist spots including the old fortress and the Portuguese cathedral. The Nagoa beach and the museum are also major places to visit in Diu.
The local fishermen mark the Nariyal poornima as the beginning of the fishing season after monsoon. The occasion is highlighted by boat races and swimming contests.
The Diu airport connects Diu with Mumbai and some other places in west India.
Touristplacesinindia.com offers all inclusive information about Daman and Diu besides other tourist places in India.
Monday, April 16, 2012