Daman is a serenely gorgeous getaway with golden beaches, dense palm-groves and historical monuments. Known for their beaches and exotic liquors, this island is a tourist's haven for escaping the dissonance of mundane life. Be it the rich historic past or the appealing songs of the anglers, everything in Daman assist in creating a paradise for one in search of tranquility. The forts and churches of the past, and the pubs of today, combine to engender a strange ambience of nostalgia and delight. Monuments in Daman are very popular attractions for every tourist. Daman Lighthouse located in Moti Daman is very attractive and quite famous tourist destination.
Lighthouse is basically built for an aid for navigation and pilot age at sea; a lighthouse is a tower building or framework sending out light from a system of lamps and lenses or, in older times, from a fire. Lighthouses are generally used to mark hazardous coastlines, dangerous shoals away from the coast, and safe entries to harbors and can also help in aerial navigation. Because of contemporary electronic navigational aids, the number of operational lighthouses has declined to less than 1,500 worldwide. Despite all, Lighthouse in Daman continues to be an important landmark in Daman.
Visiting lighthouse in Daman can be an overwhelming experience. You can visit the famous Fort of Moti Daman located near Moti Daman Jetty. The massive fort that runs round the settlement like a girdle dates back to 1559 AD. The enormous structure in the present state encompasses about 30,000 sq. mts. with 10 bastions and two gateways. The fort is sheltered by moat on the land side and also connects the river to the sea.
Daman Lighthouse is located within the vicinity of Daman’s Moti Daman Fort which sprawls an area of about 30,000 square meters and features ten bastions and two impressive gateways. The presence of a deep trench indicates the importance to protect the fort against enemy attack. The fort, when considered in its entirety, is polygonal in structure. Within the confines of the Moti Daman Fort are located the Secretariat and other significant official buildings. Most importantly a visit to the St Cathedral is worth mentioning whose origin can be traced back to the seventeenth century. The attractive lighthouse by the Sea creates a magical sight and will surely ensure a wonderful treat for the eyes!