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Fort of Nani Daman

Fort of Nani Daman, also known as Fort of St. Jerome, is an impressive structure, located on the northern bank of Daman Ganga in Daman and Diu. Built with high stone walls, this small fort has three bastions and two gateways. The fort covers an area of 12,250 sq m.

The remarkable feature of the fort is its giant gateway facing the river with a large statue of St Jerome and two giant human figures, on either side of the gateway. The ancient Church of Our Lady of the Sea, located within the fort, is worth visiting.

The nearest railhead is at Vapi (12 km).

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Daman


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