Dadra & Nagar Haveli Tourism

Culture of Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a tiny strip of land sandwiched in between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. It is a town in between the long straight well maintained Mumbai- Ahmedabad highway. This small union territory might look small and insignificant compared to the giants surrounding it, yet it is one of the best examples of India’s true nature. Irrespective of its size this union territory one can give a taste of India. Though it was romanced by foreign countries like Portuguese over the years this place never lost its true nature. She accepted everything that came her way but only the good to make her more perfect. Dadra and Nagar Haveli has a tribal culture which include rural folk dances and festivals at the same time one can experience a bit of Portuguese traditions, culture and festivals here. Hundus, Muslims and Christians lives in harmony celebrate the festivals together. The major festivals include Diwali, Akha Tij, Divaso, Raksha Bandhan etc. there are many fairs held on an annual basis like Tarpa Festival, Craft Mela, Kite Festival and Monsoon Magic festival etc. The folk dances are inseparable ingredient in weddings and important occasions. It is an experience to understand the culture of a small yet very significant Union Territory of India.

The nearest airport to Dadra and Nagar Haveli is Mumbai International airport and Vapi is the nearest railway station. Accessibility to Dadra and Nagra Haveli is easy by road as the Western express highway passes through here. There are several hotels and resorts for tourists to stay and experience their vacation in this land of several cultures.


November 14, 2009 Posted by | Dadra Nagar Haveli Tourism | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment