St. Jerome Fort

Why?
  • This huge fort is also known as the Nani Daman Fort.
  • A large statue of St. Jerome who was one of the most renowned priests of the Catholic Church.
  • St. Jerome, who was born Eusebius Hieronymous Sophronius, was the most scholarly of the Fathers of the Western Church.
  • A clear insight about the history of Daman.
  • This Catholic Church is one of the earliest seats of office and has an excellent altar with superb paneling.

Other monuments inside :

  1. Our Lady of the Sea Church :
    • The most revered holy places of Daman
    • Excellent architectural pattern
    • The pillars are painted green and to complement the overall look, the doors of the church are painted brown.
    • The name of the Church is written in Portuguese, “Virgen Do Mar,” literally meaning Virgin of the Sea.
  2. Jain Temples :
    • Refined mural paintings
    • Most of the paintings belong to 18th century
    • Exquisitely and intricately designed and decorated inner walls.
    • The walls have very elegant glass cover. The glass covers have 18th century murals. These murals represent the life of Mahavir Swami(founder of Jainism).
Location
  • 950 m from Daman Bus Station
Timing
  • Sunrise to Sunset
Entrance Fee
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Nana’s Restaurant, Seaface Road
  • Daman Delight, Seaface Road
Gallery
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