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SILVASSA- Blend of Serenity and natural exquisiteness
Capital city of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, a union territory, Silvassa was known as “Vile de Paco d’Arcos” by the Portuguese rulers. Away from hustle and bustle of the cities, this place is fast becoming a popular tourist destination among those travelers who wish to communicate with the nature and also amongst those people who want to experience the rich Portuguese heritage culture.
This town is regarded as a heaven for backpackers and trekkers. Silvassa also offers a treat for the travelers who are interested in exploring the unknown parts of this region. Natural beauty of the city attracts a large number of nature enthusiasts towards itself. With an increase in development, Silvassa is fast becoming an industrial hub.
Numbers of attractions which are offered by the city include the Roman Catholic Church, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and the famous Tribal Cultural Museum. The church boasts of distinct Portuguese architectural style with magnificent indoor as well as outdoor decorations.
People who have keen interest in wildlife can opt for Vasona Lion Safari. This park houses a large number of animals which includes lions that have been transported from Gir Sanctuary. The Dadra Park located at a distance of 5 km from Silvassa consists of a beautiful lake, which has been used as a backdrop in a large number of Bollywood songs.
A trip to Silvassa turns out to be very economical as accommodation and food can be availed at cheap rates. So visit this fascinating place with your loved ones to feel relaxed and to enjoy the natural beauty of the region.