Tourist Destinations in Dadra Nagar Haveli

Places to Visit in Silvassa



Places to See in Silvassa



As mentioned earlier, this town is famous for its well manicured lawns, roaring waterfalls, rustic woods, basically the nature's magnificence which have been often used by the Hindi film industry.

Tribal Museum

Category : History & Culture
This is a place which should not be missed while touring Silvassa. It is a tribal cultural museum, which is regarded as the heart of this town. This museum is very close to the tourist information centre, its sole purpose is to preserve the vanishing tribal culture. Interesting tribal objects are to be seen like masks, dangerous hunting tools, musical instruments, fishing gears, kitchen articles etc.

Entry Fees: Free
Timings: 10:00-17:00hrs


Vanganga Lake Garden

Category : Garden
This garden is famous for its famous for its lush green gardens, jogging paths, thatched huts, sea of flowers, paddled boats which fills the air with love and romance. This garden is 5km from Silvassa.

Entry Fees: Rs.5
Timings: 10:00-18:00 hrs
Tuesday Closed

Hirwa Van Garden

Category : Garden
This garden is located at the Silvassa-Dadra road which is mixed beauty of ancient built structures and nature. Rustic stone walls, misty cascades, twin arches, springy lawns interspersed with colorful flowers, roaring waterfalls and tiny kiosks are the objects of admiration in this park.

Entry Fees: Rs.2
Timings: 10:00-18:00hrs
Tuesday Closed

Island Garden Silvassa

Category : Garden
Situated at the centre of Vanganga Lake, the distance of Island Garden from the Marathi town of Silvassa is only 4kms. If you are a traveler and visiting Silvassa then you cannot afford to miss this beautiful garden. The absolute beauty of the place is very picturesque and appeals to all the senses of the body almost immediately. Get yourself clicked among the old style wooden bridges and abundant flowers and enjoy nature at its best. The garden also has an option of boating for the amusement of the visitors.

Church of Our Lady of Piety

Category : History & Culture
The Church of Our Lady of Piety is one of the oldest churches in the town of Silvassa. Built by the Portuguese in 1889 the church is one example of the excellent architectural capabilities of the Portuguese. Both the internal and the external archway of the church are beautifully decorated. The location of this church opposite the tribal museum is a major factor attracting large number of people to the church.

Tourist Destinations Near Silvassa



Khanvel

Further 20 km is this place surrounded by lush green hills, verdant meadows and the river Sakartond flowing though it.

Tapovan Tourist Complex, Bindrabin

18Km from silvassa and 2Km from Khanvel, the historic temple of Lord Shiva is located for the devotees. With the temple, the department has provided a restaurant and an amusement park as well, making the place even more interesting.

Vanvihar Tourist Complex

Almost halfway between Silvassa and Dudhni, this place offers native style cottages to tourists with a deer park, cactus house and a green house. Also very near to it is a wildlife sanctuary, Satmalia, where Sambhars, chitals and black bucks can be spotted.

Lion Safari, Vasona

On the way to Khanvel, one can move around special vehicles and admire the Jungle King.

Water Sports Center, Dudhani

On a distance of 40 km from Silvassa, Dudhani offers a large water front, which was formed with construction of the Madhuban Dam. The water sport department has organized water fun facilities like water scooters, aqua bikes, bumper boats, speed boats, kayaks, canoes and passenger boats at this large downstream water front.

Himaivan Health Resort

Very near the waterfront at Dudhani, a 20 bedded, super luxurious resort has been built which altogether provides a new concept Health tourism in the dense and tranquil woodlands of Kauncha village.

Last Updated on : 5/09/2013