Daman and Diu
Strictly speaking not part of Gujarat, indeed it only joined India in 1961 after a series of battles with the Portuguese that left dead on both sides. It is a sort of Goa in miniature that remains a central government area. The portuguese have left their mark, but so has contemporary india with its liquor laws, casinos and pollution problems.
The old Portuguese colony, it only joined India in 1961 shares much with Cochin and Goa, but with a more Northern Indian twist. Beaches, old forts, casino, resorts and old town are charming, issues with pollution less so. Very Indian and rarely on foreigners' itineraries and all the more interesting for it.
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