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Ashish Lal
  • Ashish Lal
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  • Lives in Pune
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  • 11 Reviews

"Safari to Silvassa"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted 5 months ago
The overall experience is good. A nice to place to spend some quality time with your family and friends. In a radius of 20-30 kms all the places of tourist interest are located. It is advisable to book a resort or hotel providing a complete....... More
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Pavan  Balasaria
  • Pavan Balasaria
  • Lives in Ahmedabad
  • 3 Reviews

"Place to enjoy and rest"

  • 6/7
  • Posted 7 months ago
Silvassa is good and decent place to stay and enjoy with family. Its nearby Daman where you can enjoy beach. In Silvassa there are waterpark, you can enjoy with your family. Its worth visiting place and one can enjoy and spend time. More
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Ajit singh  kaunsal
  • Ajit singh kaunsal
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews

"Lotus river side"

  • Posted 9 months ago
Not that great. its ok. The food is good. Attractions point is like ghoooda pahad nikla chuha types shopping- didnt see anything Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Boring actually. No activities. Activities & things to do: Travelling....... More
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Sheth ketan Sheth
  • Sheth ketan Sheth
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  • 1 Review

"Nice Trip"

  • Posted 10 months ago
We went to silvassa from vapi. From there we went to dhdhani it nice place. Everyone can like that place. Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Food was not so good in this particular area. Sightseeing is good. You can go to lion safari, dear....... More
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Tej pratap Singh
  • Tej pratap Singh
  • Highlander
  • Lives in Jabalpur
  • 4 Reviews

"Its a good place we..."

  • Posted 12 months ago
Its a good place we have already seen all the beaches so its a good place for make holiday with family .the children can enjoy if we choose the resort who have water park faclity. Food, sight-seeing and shopping: food was ok, no we have not....... More
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Silvassa Info

  • State: Dadra & Nagar Haveli
  • Famous for/as: Hill
Silvassa is the capital of the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. It is situated 32 m above sea level. The city comprises large number of factories and industries, which also makes it the economic centre of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Valsad District of Gujarat surrounds Silvassa on its west, while the Thane District of Maharashtra surrounds it on its east, south and north. In the north-east are the hilly terrains of the Sahyadri Mountains. The total area covers 491 square km.

The name of the city is derived from a Portuguese word ‘Silva’ that means ‘wood’. The population of the place comprises mostly tribals. The hand made smoking pipes made by these tribals is a famous product of the place. The Portuguese and Marathas founded the city of Dadra and Nagar Haveli in 1779.

The place was a group of 72 villages that the Marathas gifted to the Portuguese. The Portuguese ruled the place until its liberation in 1954. After their rule, an administrator took over the city for some time. Later on, it was merged in the Indian union as a Union Territory, on 11th August 1954.

The agricultural products of Silvassa include rice, pulses and fruit crops. In Silvassa, one can see Warli Culture, which is a mix of Marathi and Gujarati along with the local Christian and Portuguese residents of the place. It is also a festival rich city and the main festivals celebrated here include Id-Ul-Zuha, Muharram, Vasant Panchmi, Holi, Mahashivratri, Ram Navami, Deepawali, Christmas, etc.

The place also offers plenty of tourist attractions like Tadkeshwara Temple, the Church of Our Lady of Piety, the Vanganga Lake, Khanvel, Hirwa Van, Haveli, and the Tribal Cultural Museum. The Tadkeshwara Temple is a historical Lord Shiva Temple situated at the banks of the River Sakartod.

The Vanganga Lake is situated 5 km from Silvassa and its wooden bridges, jogging paths, paddleboats and thatched huts make it an ideal picnic spot. The Hirwa Van is a garden situated on the Silvassa Dadra Road. Haveli is a monument where the history of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is designed in wood and stone. The Tribal Cultural Museum of Silvassa is a home to ancient masks, musical apparatus, life-size statues and various fishing gadgets.


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