Surat

Surat : Textiles and Diamonds

As you take a walk through the pristine streets, you will realize that Surat is definitely one of the cleanest cities you have ever encountered. In fact, it comes second to Chandigarh in terms of cleanliness. The impeccable cleanliness of the city serves to highlight the wonders available here. There are various temples here in Surat such as the Chintanamani Jain Temple and the Swaminarayan Temple. You will also come face to face with some fascinating historical buildings such as the Surat Castle. The rich heritage of Surat enriches the experience you are going to enjoy in the city. Surat is one of the major centers of the diamond trade in India. In fact, the commercial nature of Surat has much to do with this trade in the shiny gemstones. Textiles are another burgeoning business here. You can take your pick amongst the exquisitely embroidered textiles available here. In fact, the city boasts of having innumerable machines for embroidery.

How to Get There

By Air :

Surat has its own Domestic Airport named as Surat Airport. It is well connected to the major metro cities.

By Rail :

Surat is one of the main stations in the Western railways network.It is connected to almost all Indian cities via Mumbai and Ahmedabad .

By Road :

Surat is just off National Highway - 8 that connects Ahmedabad to Surat and Mumbai.