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History of Daman

Daman boasts of a rich historical heritage spanning over more than 2000 years. The district of Daman of the erstwhile Union Territory of Goa, Daman & Diu is situated in the Surat District of Gujarat. From 2nd Century A.D., it formed a part of the country known as Lata, which was one of the seven divisions of Konkan Vaishaya.

The edict of the Emperor Ashoka (273 to 136 B.C) was found in Saurashtra and Sopara near Bombay. Satrya Kshatrapas under the Kushana emperor seemed to have ruled over Daman District during the first century, A.D. The Coins of Bhumaka and Nahapan, the kshaharata rulers were discovered in the surrounding areas of Surat District. Ushavadatta, son-in-law of Nahapan, is said to have provided ferries on rivers Dhanuha Dhamana, Parada and Tapi.

This is the earliest reference of these rivers and the names of the places, i.e. Dahanu, Daman and Pardi, remained unchanged for the last 2000 years. The District seems to have been subjected to the rule of Gautamaputra Satakarnin, about 125 A.D., who drove away the Kshaharatas. But Satavahana's rule was short lived.

How to Reach Daman

BY RAIL: Nearest railhead is Vapi just about 12 Kms. Vapi is on the main railway line between Delhi and Mumbai. All major Express/Mail and Local trains stoppage are accessible at Vapi. Taxi Service is available between Daman & Vapi on charge per head basis. Other nearby railway head is Valsad Jn. just about 35 Kms.

BY ROAD: Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Hihghway No. 8 connects Daman via Vapi.
Some prominent distance: Mumbai - 193 Kms. Ahmedabad - 367 Kms. Diu - 763 Kms. Panaji (GOA) via Mumbai - 787 Kms.

By Air: Nearest Airport is Mumbai. Domestic and International flights are available

Daman Hotels

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  • Hotel Sovereign

  • Seaview from some Rooms

  • Designer Bedroom

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  • Kasumbo - Thali Restaurant


Hotel Sovereign (Veg.)

25 Designer A/c rooms with LED Tv.
Kasumbo A speciality vegetarian restaurant serving excellent vegetarian in Gujarati, South Indian, Punjabi, Chinese and Continental style. The Gujarati Thali & Punjabi Thali are extremely popular giving value for money.

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    • Hotel Ashoka Palace

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    • SeaView A/c Deluxe Room


    Hotel Ashoka Palace

    Opposite Devka Beach, Daman. One of the finest retreats in the beautiful picturesque haven of Daman calmly resting by the side of the Arabian Sea. Come alone or bring your family with you, stay here for a night or for weeks, stay here while on business trip or at some kind of conference - either way our hotel is the best possible variant.

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    • Hotel Princess Park

    • SeaView Premium Room

    • Hightide Restaurant


    Hotel Princess Park

    Hotel Princess Park has 43 well- appointed A/C rooms. Conference hall, Wedding Lawns, Gym and games area. The accomodation is split between Super Deluxe Rooms, Premium Category; a majority of which are sea-facing. High Tide The beach garden restaurant-cum-bar overlooking the Arabian Sea, is famed in Daman for its excellent cuisine and cellar, both Indian and continental.

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