There are seven beautiful union territories in India, which are administered by the Central government. These Union Territories of India are fast developing into a modern and beautiful belt for Industry and Tourism. Daman and diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli are famous for its excellent beaches, Portuguese churches and forts.
National Capital Territory of Delhi – Delhi
The official name National Capital Territory of Delhi, in 1956 Delhi was converted into a Union territory. Delhi is a largest metro green city by area in India and eighth in the world by population. Delhi also own National Capital Region urban area in which Noida, Gurgaon, Greater Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad are included. The capital of India Delhi is located on banks of yamuna river one of the holy river in India. Delhi has many tourist attraction form all around the world Palika Bazaar , lotus temple, Jama Masjid- one of the largest mosques and The Pride of India “The India Gate”.
Chandigarh – Chandigarh
Chandigarh is one of the best city in India, it is also known as The Green city of India. Chandigarh, is the capital of state Haryana and Punjab. It is considered as the first well planned city of India. Rock Garden and sukhna lake are good places to visit, a bird sanctuary is also located in the city which is home for a variety of bird species.
Daman and Diu – Daman
Daman and Diu is located on western coast of India, Daman city is the capital having an area of 72km. Daman and Diu is the second smallest among the other union territories in India. It has a mix culture of Indian and Portuguese. Daman and Diu is known for its untouched and explorer natural beauty. A trip to the famous beaches, Portuguese churches and forts of Daman and Diu can not be forgettable.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli – Silvassa
Dadra and Nagar Haveli located between Maharashtra and Gujarat and few kilometers from the city of Daman. A beautiful lake Garden Vanganga is located at the entrance of the city. Because of its scenic natural beauty and pleasant climate, Dadra & Nagar Haveli are dream tourist destinations. Silvassa the capital is one of the best place to visit.
Pondicherry – Puducherry
Pondicherry is located on the eastern ghat of India. It was a former French colony. Puducherry is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South India. Beaches and Churches in Puducherry are most popular tourist attraction. It is also one of the educational hubs in southern India.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands – Port Blair
Andaman and Nicobar are the group of island located in the Indian Ocean. The Andamans and Nicobars are separated by a channel. These Islands are blessed with a unique tropical evergreen forest. The British used this islands as an isolated prison know as “Kala pani” for Indian freedom fighters. Local people of Islands still maintained their separated existence, these Indian Tribes are known as jarwa and Great Andamanese. Port Blair is the largest city and the capital of Island.
Lakshadweep – Kavaratti
Lakshadweep is the smallest union territories in terms of area as well as in population. Lakshadweep located off of the coast of Kerala in the Laccadive Sea. The total area is 32 km and Kavaratti is the capital with a largest city is Andrott. Lakshadweep is fast becoming India’s one of the best tourism location for its kinds “Adventure sports”. Some of the Island’s are still inhabited and full of natural beauty. Due to its isolate and virgin beaches it become one of the best honeymoon destination in India.