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About Surat Castle

Surat is a historically rich place so when in Surat you have to visit the places that bring forth the rich culture and history of this city of Gujarat. One such prominent place that brings forth the history of the Surat is the Surat Castle which is also known as the Old Fort. Surat Castle is situated near the Tapti Bridge. It is one of the oldest monuments of the Surat city which was built in the 16th century. This castle has 4 meter thick walls and 12 meter high battlements. In this monument, the iron strips are used to bind the various elements. Every join is filled with the molten lead so as to make it impenetrable. One can find an imposing gateway also in the eastern wing.

Historical Context: Surat Castle was built in the 14th century by Muhammad Tughlak.

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  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1.5 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Pets
  • Allowed Camera, Video, Footwear

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