Diu is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Diu one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Diu is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Diu or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Diu. Explore the historical monuments of Diu with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Diu guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Diu page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Diu landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Diu.
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Near Collectorate Office, Diu, Daman and Diu 362520, India
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Back in 1535, this huge Portuguese fort must have been one of the most impressive sights in all of the land. It has a double moat, an array of cannons on the ramparts, and a lighthouse 32 metres high that is basically the highest point in the city. The fort was built to defend the city from the invasions of Mughal Emperor Humayun. Seen around the f...
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I.N.S. Khukery, Way to INS Khukery, Daman and Diu 362520, India
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Just south of Charkratirth Beach, on an overlook over the sea, is a simple and understated memorial. In the 1971 war between India and Pakistan, torpedoes fired by Pakistani submarine sank frigate INS Khukri. The . Captain Mahendra Nath Mulla Mahavir Chakra refused to abandon ship. He, 18 officers and a crew of 176 sailors went down with it. The me...