Surat is a well-developed and a beautiful city in Gujarat. The city is situated on the bank of river Tapti. It was previously known as Suryapur. Surat is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. It is the second cleanest city in the country. The Ecological Sequestration Trust (TEST), a UK-based charity, has selected Surat as one of the 3 cities to be developed as a Global City. The city is 306 kilometers from Gandhinagar.
Surat has a vibrant economy, the city is best accredited as the silk and diamond city of India. It is widely famous for diamond cutting, jewellery market, wood and ivory inlay work. It is the heart of the diamond polishing industry.
Surat is famous for producing world-class synthetic fabrics. It is known for its silk weaves like the Gajee and Tanchoi sarees as well as ‘Kinkhab’ brocades woven with silver and gold threads. Surat has practically 0% unemployment rate.
Surat is heaven for tourists as the city has marvelous buildings, beautiful gardens and beaches. Popular places includes VR Surat, Jagdish Chandra Bose Aquarium, Saputara Hill Station, Ambalika Niketan Temple, Ubharat Beach, Dumas Beach, Suvali Beach, Chintamani Jain Temple, Sarthana National Park, Tapi River Front, Surat Castle (Old Fort), Rang Upavan etc.
Surat has various lively markets all across the city. Dumas Road, Sahara Darwaza, Shanivari Market, Old Bombay Market, Chauta Bazaar, Reshamwala Market are some famous shopping destination in the city.
Local areas of Surat are Athwagate, Piplod, Vesu, Ghoddod Road, Magdalla Udhana, Majuragate, Hazira, Delhi Gate, Pandesara, Katargram and Dumas.
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