508, Arizona Heights, Near Hotel Hyatt Regency, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Diu was vanquished by the Portuguese in 1546 who ruled there till 1961. In 1961, the Indian armed force control over the Portuguese involved pockets of India, later on 30th May, 1987, Daman and Diu were de-lined from Goa which achieved statehood there by forming these land obstructs into a separate union territory under the administration of India. Diu, with its wonderful sea shores and for the most part scarcely any traveller swarms, offer an incredible pace of change from Gujarat and Goa. The domain is overwhelmingly involved by angling networks. Diu is little island arranged marginally close to the port of Veraval in Gujarat with a coastal length of 21 kms. It was likewise an indispensable exchange connect with the remainder of India for dealers abroad. It is associated by two extensions with the territory.
The fort is evaded by the ocean on the three sides and by a canal on the fourth. It is an extensive and forcing structure. It was developed somewhere in the range of 1535 and 1541 A.D. The principle front divider is having five colossal windows with stone displays. The fort has been inventively lit, which makes an amazing perspectives around evening time. The fort gives an mesmerizing perspective on ocean. It is a town's central landmark. The Panikota Forte Do Mar, which stands unperturbed.
The old st. Thomas church is now turned into a museum which contains various antique statues, varied stone inscriptions from previous rulers, wooden carvings and idols. In evening, there are multicolored fountains and lightings on the building which fascinates the people living there and also the tourists that visit the place.
The first museum of Asia having maximum number of sea shells and the first museum in the whole world in which shells are displayed in magnifying glass of various size. There are about 2500 to 3000 sea shells in the museum which are all of varied shape and size.
St, paul church is dedicated to our lady of immaculate conception. The construction of this church began in the year of 1601 and completed in 1610. The structure of this church resembles the Jesus church at Goa.