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Diu shore line. Photo by Karl Rock.

Highlights of Stunning Daman & Diu

Of all India’s union territories. Daman & Diu is the most significant place. Located in Gujarat, the small coastal island towns are outlined by the vast Arabian Sea. They are both separated from each other by a distance of more than 600 km, but yet, they’re addressed together as one place. It is also very close to Mumbai.

Just like Goa, Daman & Diu was also under the Portugal rulers. It was their territory for many years, and that’s why you can still find the both the places reflect more of a Portuguese look than an Indian one. From their monuments to churches to roads, everything speaks of a different era and a different rule. Here are five highlights of this coastal paradise.

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Ellora Caves

Top 5 Mysterious Places in India

India is the land of mysteries and fantastic stories. In every city of every state in India, when you ask the locals, they will have some mysterious happenings to recount about their area. That is just how India is. Maybe it’s the land of superstitious beliefs, but maybe there is some fact behind the rumours too. Whatever it is, I’m going to list down the top 8 mysterious places in the country that have baffled people for decades.

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Kerala Backwaters

Top 8 Highlights of South India

South India is nature’s gift to the country. The few states in the southern part of India are rich in their distinct culture and heritage. They have their unique cuisines. But one thing that is common to all these states is their natural beauty. The lush greenery and calmness of this place will heal you spiritually and mentally. There are so many places to visit here, but I’m going to list down only the highlights that are most visited by tourists.

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North India

Top 8 Highlights of North India

The northern part of India is like it’s crown. Filled with forts, monuments and palaces, North India speaks volumes about the imperial past of our beautiful country. Foreign tourists love to visit North India because of this old-fashioned charm that it holds. There is so much to see in North India that tourists often get confused. Therefore, I am going to list down the top 10 highlights of North India which should be first on your list.

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Amber Fort

The 6 Oldest Forts in India

Old forts are something that I love, and thankfully, India is full of such ruined forts. These forts give us a glimpse of India’s past, a past that has always been majestic. You will feel like being transported back in time, and for me, it’s the best feeling ever. If you are someone like me, worry not, because I am going to list down 6 of my favourite forts here.

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