10 Things to Do in Silvassa That You Shouldn't Miss

Silvassa  Pronunciations (help·info); is the capital of the Indian Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.During Portuguese rule, Silvassa was also known as Vila de Paço d'Arcos, after the town of the same name near Lisbon (Paço de Arcos, Oeiras). The city has a large number of factories and industries providing significant government revenue, which allows the city to maintain a low level of taxation. The city is one of the hundred Indian cities competing in a national level competition to get the funds under Narendra Modi's flagship Smart Cities Mission. Silvassa will be competing for the one of last 10 spots against 20 cities from across India.

1. Dudhni Lake

Borivali, Silvassa 401205, India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
44%
Good
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Satisfactory
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4 based on 283 reviews

Dudhni Lake

Reviewed By kapurash - MumbaiMumbai

Huge lake near Silvassa

Dudhni is a vast expansive lake near Silvassa created by the dam built on the river here.The views here are quite magnificent. One can indulge in shikara boating in this lake. Parking facility is available at this place which is becoming popular with tour

2. Swaminarayan Temple

Reverfront Silvasa, Silvassa, India Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
53%
Good
42%
Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 219 reviews

Swaminarayan Temple

Reviewed By kapurash - MumbaiMumbai

Beautiful serene place

This is a beautiful peaceful temple located near the DamanGanga riverfront in Silvassa.Situated in a huge complex, the main temple is fabulous and a serene place. There are living rooms available to stay for the devout as well as a decent Canteen offering

3. Nakshatra Garden

Silvassa - Bhilad Road, Silvassa, India Nature & Parks, Fun & Games, Playgrounds, Gardens More
Excellent
42%
Good
47%
Satisfactory
9%
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4.5 based on 63 reviews

Nakshatra Garden

Reviewed By CJoshi_India - Vadodara, IndiaVadodara, India

Great & vast garden

This is the garden with ample of information.There is an ayurvedic park in which there are sort of plants which are useful in ayurveda with information regarding the use of it.The garden is different from other common gardens with information regarding zo

4. Deer Park

Vasona Village Road, Silvassa, India Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
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Good
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Satisfactory
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Poor
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4 based on 191 reviews

Deer Park

Reviewed By Mit_Parekh - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Good View to Deer Breed of animals

This place hosts hundreds of deer and breed like Dotted Deer, Nilgai.Bus (25 seats) / Open Gipsy (7/8 seats) tour are for 10-15 minutes max and is fun to see the bunch of animals in open natural environment.Afternoon 3 PM is feeding time for deers, you ge

5. Vanganga Lake Garden

Dadra, Silvassa 396230, India Nature & Parks, Gardens
Excellent
23%
Good
52%
Satisfactory
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Poor
4%
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4 based on 72 reviews

Vanganga Lake Garden

Reviewed By Ishwarbhai J - Surat, IndiaSurat, India

Vanganga a beautiful lake in Gujarat state

'Lion and Dear Safari' that's SelvaYou can see the lion and the free deer roaming in the forest, at an distance of 140 kilometers from Surat, that is, eighty hours away. Very few people know about it. This place, very beautiful Silvassa! To reach Silvar,

6. Silvassa Vasona Lion Safari

10 Km From The City, Silvassa, India Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
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3 based on 217 reviews

Silvassa Vasona Lion Safari

Reviewed By Sanjuktaonroute - Kolkata (Calcutta), IndiaKolkata (Calcutta), India

Good with children

30/- per head and to be paid through card only. A caged bus is the safari vehicle. Three lions (including lioness) are being kept for safari. Its a real pleasure for childrens definitely and you can enjoy with them. Along with lions you can get the views

7. Island Garden Dadra Park

Nr. Vanganga Lake, Silvassa 396230, India Nature & Parks
Excellent
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4 based on 33 reviews

Island Garden Dadra Park

Reviewed By kapurash - MumbaiMumbai

Well maintained garden

This is a beautiful well maintained garden with lawns, walking track and loads of grass and greenery.There were fishes and ducks in the water body and also option for boating as well which we didn’t do. However spending some quality time in natural surrou

8. Silvassa Tribal Museum

Silvassa Centre, Silvassa, India Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
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3.5 based on 105 reviews

Silvassa Tribal Museum

Reviewed By kapurash - MumbaiMumbai

Informative museum

The tribal museum at Silvassa is a good learning place forYoungsters about the artecrafts and implemebtsbused by the local tribals.It gives a glimpse into lives of the tribals by showcasing their fine Warli paintings, music instruments, household things &

9. Church of Our Lady of Piety

Opp. Tribal Museum, Silvassa, India Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
Excellent
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4 based on 23 reviews

Church of Our Lady of Piety

Reviewed By Madhuvanti - Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, IndiaSilvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, India

A church just like any other

This Church seemed previously interesting to visit as its built in portuguese times,but while we entered its just like any other churches,a normal church withought any specific carvings,or designs....hence there is nothing special about this church,people

10. Vanganga Lake

Nr. Island Gardens, Silvassa, India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
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4 based on 34 reviews

Vanganga Lake

Reviewed By Nikhil P - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Well preserved attraction

One of the famous picnic spot near Silvasa, Van Ganga Lake attracts young as well as the old alike. The gardens around the lake have been maintained by horticulture department. The place has calm and serene environment , one can also enjoy boating via pad

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