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Surat, a business city in the state of Gujarat is one of the largest business hubs not only in Gujarat but in India. Located on the Tapi River, Surat, once known for its silk weaving, is still not only a major commercial textile hub but is also a major diamond polishing and trading centre.
Surat City Center is the centre of the textile and diamond industries and attracts business visitors from all kinds of industries. The city has several attractions that visitors enjoy, but most people are unaware of them. Surat has it all from beaches, historic museums, first-rate shopping, and delectable dining options. Surat is well-known for its cuisine, which includes a variety of popular street delicacies. "Eat in Surat and die in Kashi" is a well-known Gujarati proverb that means that one should go to Kashi for the pinnacle of the soul's experience. There is a street called "Khoudra Gali," which translates to "foodie's lane," with stalls selling a variety of foods.
One should consider Surat as the next vacation destination because there's so much to see and do there. Below are the top 5 places to see in Surat during your next visit:
Surat Castle, which overlooks the Tapi river, was built in the 1500s to guard the city against Portuguese colonists. In the nearby Dutch, Armenian, and English cemeteries, there are ornate colonial-era tombs. This is a must-see place for visitors interested in history.
Dutch Garden is a unique place to visit in Surat which not only has beautiful landscape but also houses ornate Dutch, Armenian & English Cemeteries with ornate colonial-era mausoleums. This is a must-see place for visitors interested in history.
Tomb of Khudawand Khan
This historical location happens to be the resting place of one of the most revered governors of Surat, Khudawand Khan who is said to have done much for the prosperity of Surat. The tomb itself has Islamic engravings with a typical historical architecture and is located close to Chakla Bazaar which is one of the popular shopping places in Surat.
Ambika Niketan Temple
Offering a beautiful view of the serene Tapi river, Ambika Niketan Temple happens to be one of the most revered sites of pilgrimage in Surat. The main shrine is dedicated to Goddess Ambika and annually Navaratri festival is held at the temple.
Sarthana National Park
This park is the largest butterfly park in India offering many rare and exotic species of butterflies with a conducive habitat created. Apart from butterflies, it also offers an interesting wildlife panorama with deer, langurs, wild rabbits, zebras and many species of birds. The nature trails in the park let you take a walk amidst lush greenery and is one of the best places for a picnic in Surat.
During your next trip to Surat, you should stay at The Ginger Hotel Surat City Center as it is not only one of the best three-star hotels in Surat but also is located close to the railway station.
Because the railway station is only a few kilometres away from Ginger Surat City Center, travellers can easily check in to Ginger Surat City Center hotel without having to travel far.
Ginger Surat City Center is one of the best budget hotels in Surat, with all the latest conveniences and top service quality. It is also centrally located being near Dumas Road, Iskon Mall, Piplod, and Surat City Center making it an extremely convenient location to stay.
Ginger Surat City Center offers 98 tastefully appointed twin and queen rooms. The hotel also has rooms designed specifically for guests with disabilities, ensuring that they can enjoy a comfortable stay as well. So on your next visit to Surat, look no further than Ginger Surat City Center.