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About surat

Surat, formerly known as Suryapur, is the second largest city in the Indian state of Gujarat. The city is a major industrial hub for textile and diamond cutting and polishing industry. Surat is world famous for its textiles, ivory handicrafts, embroidery, and jewelry. Silver and gold jewelry crafted in Surat are sought after all over the world. Beneath all the grandeur as a business and financial hub lies a city of great historical significance and glory. One can get a feel of the historical past while traversing through the older parts of the city, separated from the newer suburbs by a moat, with narrow streets and historical buildings dotting the landscape. This city has many historical buildings which are quite captivating. Surat Castle, Chintamani Jain Temple, Parsi Agiari, Marjan Shami Roza, Vir Narmad Saraswati Mandir, Navsari, Bilimora, and Udvada are some of the important sites to visit in Surat.\r\n\r\nDue to its prominence as a trading and financial center, most people tend to overlook the fact that Surat lies on the west coast of India, overlooking the Arabian Sea. There are many beautiful beaches in Surat like Nargol, Dandi, Dumas, Suvali and Tithal. Most of the beaches are secluded, thus offering a perfect getaway to travelers looking for a serene environ.

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Must Know Facts

  • Best time to visit surat Surat is extremely hot during the summer months with maximum temperature hovering above 40 degrees C. The best...Read More
  • How to reach surat Being an important trading centre, Surat is well connected to other neighbouring Indian cities. Surat Airport ...Read More
  • Transport In surat For local transportation, Surat is served by a road transport service called Surat City Bus. It is the name un...Read More
  • People of surat As per the latest national census, the city’s population stands at 4,462,002, of which males constitute 53% of...Read More
  • Languages of surat Many languages and dialects are spoken in the city of Surat owing to the migration of people from nearby towns...Read More
  • History of surat As per local evidence, the city of Surat was founded by a Hindu priest named Gopi in the late 15th century BCE...Read More
  • Culture of surat Most of the major Indian festivals are celebrated here. Navratri is the most important festival though. During...Read More
  • Weather of surat Surat has a tropical savanna climate under the Koppen classification. The summer season, which begins in early...Read More
  • Map of surat Surat is situated on the banks of the Tapti River on the west coast of India overlooking the Arabian Sea. The ...Read More

Best Places to visit in surat

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Ukai Dam

Ukai Dam

Water Bodies

Spend approx 1 hour

The Ukai Dam is built across the River Tapti and happens to be th...
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Rang Upavan

Rang Upavan

Cultural- Sports Center

Spend approx 2 hours

Apart from the several landmarks, religious places and heritage c...
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Sardar Patel Museum

Sardar Patel Museum

Cultural- Sports Center

Spend approx 0.5 hours

Sardar Patel Museum is an incredible destination of the city of S...
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Suvali Beach

Suvali Beach

Beach

Spend approx 2.5 hours

Suvali Beach is a serene and a calm beach that is located about 2...
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Spice Restaurant

Spice Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 2500

The recurrent theme of Indianness in the restaurant wouldn’t go u...
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Kshitij Restaurant and Banquet

Kshitij Restaurant and Banquet

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 600

A family restaurant, this place is widely known for the North Ind...
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TGB Restaurant and Banquets

TGB Restaurant and Banquets

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 1300

If you are fond of vegetarian food, then TGB Restaurant and Banqu...
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Leonardo Italian Mediterranean Dining

Leonardo Italian Mediterranean Dining

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 1500

Want something straight from the Mediterranean? Try Leonardo Ital...
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Neon the Disc

Neon the Disc

Discos

Cost for Two - INR 1500

Want to dance all night long? Then enjoy dancing and have a gala ...
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Strikes

Strikes

Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 400

Seize the ball and take a roll! Have a gala time with your friend...
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Places to stay in surat

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Popular Flights To surat

    • DELDelhi
      STVSurat
    • Spicejet
      SG-127
    • 18:40 20:30
      Non Stop
    • 01h 50m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,480
    • BBIBhubaneswar
      STVSurat
    • Air India
      AI-424
    • 18:20 20:35
      Non Stop
    • 02h 15m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.5,386
    • CCUKolkata
      STVSurat
    • Indigo
      6E-356
    • 06:50 09:50
      Non Stop
    • 03h 00m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.5,602
    • ATQAmritsar
      STVSurat
    • Air India
      AI-480
    • 22:45 07:50
      1 Stop
    • 09h 05m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,638
    • LKOLucknow
      STVSurat
    • Indigo
      6E-2587
    • 08:40 18:50
      1 Stop
    • 10h 10m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,999
    • AMDAhmedabad
      STVSurat
    • Indigo
      6E-554
    • 07:05 18:50
      1 Stop
    • 11h 45m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,117
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