Daman Lighthouse

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    Location: Rua Martim Afonso, Fort Area, Moti Daman, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 396220, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1 hour

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    Moti Daman Fort has two beautiful lighthouses that stand as a testament to Daman‘s rich Portuguese heritage. Daman Lighthouse is located in the vicinity of Moti Daman Fort in Daman which covers an area of about 30,000 square meters and has ten bastions and two impressive gateways. The presence of deep moats indicates the importance of protecting the fort from enemy attacks. The fort is polygonal in structure when considered as a whole. Visitors can only see the old lighthouse, which is only one story tall. Entry to the New Lighthouse is prohibited for security reasons. 


    Daman LighthouseThe monuments of Daman are very popular attractions for every tourist. Daman Lighthouse located in Moti Daman is very attractive and quite a famous tourist destination. A winding spiral staircase takes you to the top of the Old Lighthouse which offers a panoramic view of the vast ocean. The sunset view from the tower will surely take your breath away.

    Nearby Attractions: 

    1.                      Moti Daman Fort
    2.                      Nani Daman Fort 
    3.                      Devka Beach  
    4.                      Vanganga Garden


    With golden beaches, dense palm groves and historical monuments, Daman is a serenely beautiful getaway. Known for their beaches and exotic wines, the island is a haven for tourists seeking an escape from the chaos of mundane life. Be it the rich historical past or the catchy songs of the anglers, everything in Daman helps create a paradise for one in search of tranquility. Daman has two lighthouses. Both are in the grounds of Moti Daman Fort near Daman Ganga Bay. One of these is called the Puran Lighthouse, the other is New Lighthouse. The old lighthouse built by the Portuguese is an important tourist attraction in the region. It has a revolving tower, and a 204-metre diameter lantern house is also built on its summit. For safety reasons, new lighthouses require proper permits for citizens. You can reach its top by a curved staircase. A bird’s eye view of the sea is seen from the top of the lighthouse. 

    Inside/Outside Views

    Daman LighthouseFrom the top of the lighthouse, an amazing view is seen. From the top, the sky looks free and flying birds are also seen. Whole thing gives a wonderful view of nature.

    Opening Hours

    • Thursday (Republic Day), 9 AM–6 PM, Hours might differ
    • Friday, 9 AM–6 PM
    • Saturday, 9 AM–6 PM
    • Sunday, 9 AM–6 PM
    • Monday, 9 AM–6 PM
    • Tuesday, 9 AM–6 PM
    • Wednesday, 9 AM–6 PM

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee to visit this place.  

    How to Reach

    By Air: The nearest airports to Daman are Mumbai (170 km) and Surat (90 km). Flights to Mumbai are easily available from all major airports in the country. Surat is connected by flight from Delhi. The nearest international airport is Mumbai. From the airport, one can hire a taxi to reach his desired place. 

    By Rail: The nearest railway station to Daman is Vapi, which is about 12 km away.  It is located on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route of the Western Railways and is about 170 km from Mumbai and 90 km from Surat. Major Delhi-Mumbai and Mumbai-Ahmedabad bound trains stop at this station. Travelers traveling to Daman by train can get down at Vapi and reach Daman by local bus or taxi, otherwise from the station, one can hire a taxi to reach his desired place. 

    By Road: Daman is easily accessible by road and is connected to some major cities nearby with a well-maintained road system. Vapi, at a distance of 12 km, is located on the Mumbai – Ahmedabad National Highway and is easily connected to Daman by road. The city is located 170 km from Mumbai, 360 km from Ahmedabad, 768 km from Diu, 110 km from Surat, and 300 km from Vadodara.

    Tips for Travellers

    One should carry a water bottle.


    Que: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: yes.

    Que: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: yes, photography is allowed.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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