Surat a city in the district with the same name located in the state of Gujarat.
Referred as a city of Silk and Diamond, considered as an important commercial hub of Gujarat.
It has a major gem industry and around 90% of the world’s diamonds make here.
Apart from these features, the second largest city in Gujarat and ninth largest city in India. located on the banks of the Tapti River.
Things To Do in Surat
Surat Castle ,The major tourist attraction of the city, built in the 14th century by Muhammad Tughlak.
Another famous castle River Side Castle, built by the Sultan of Gujarat in 1546,
located on the shores of the River Tapti.
Apart from forts, there are other tourist spots like Dutch Garden, Sardar Patel Museum, Rangupavan, Dumas (sea side) and Textile Market.
The city has an ancient temple Chintanamani Jain Temple, which has religious significance for the people in Gujarat.
The temple constructed during the rule of the Mughal Emperor, Aurangzeb, in 1699 A.D.
The temple known for its wooden craftsmanship and drawing with vegetable dyes.
How to reach Surat
Surat Airport connected to major cities of India.
also well connected by roads to the cities like Ahmadabad, Mumbai and Vadodara.
The city has its own railway station and number of express and passenger trains from Mumbai to Ahmadabad pass across the city.
During summers, the temperature of the city goes up to 40° Celsius, and in winters, it comes down to 12° Celsius.
Visiting Surat in any season is comfortable, however, the best time to be here is between October and March.