Daman lies 193kms north of Bombay on the coast of the southern edge of Gujarat just north of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Nani Daman
Somanath Mahadev Temple
Devka beach is 5kms away from the town. The long stretch of beach attracts tourists and locals. There is an amusement park with a musical fountain and facilities for pony rides on the beach. Swimming is generally safe, but those who are unfamiliar with the place should note that there are rough rocky formations beneath the water level. Food, accommodation and transport facilities are available at walking distance.
This serene beach is lined by casuarina plantation, and on low tides one can walk right into the sea. This is a danger free zone safe for swimming. Towards the south of the beach is the border of Gujarat. The beach is 6 kms away from Nani Daman and 5kms from Moti Daman jetty.
Nani Daman jetty garden
Located on the banks of the Damanganga river (which divides Daman into two parts), this beautiful garden offers several fun rides for kids. Lying at about 2 kms away from the Taxi Stand, Nani Daman, one has to take a 2 minutes journey by boat from Nani Daman Jetty to reach the garden.
Other important tourist places in Daman are Forts of Nani Daman and Moti Daman, irrigation pond-lake in Kachigam, Hilsa summer house near Hilsa fish Aquarium and a few theme parks.