9 Most Popular Tourist Places in Surat

Surat is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the state of Gujarat. Due to various reasons, people visit Surat often. In their free time, people always want to visit the best tourist places of the city. Surat has so many the best and beautiful tourist attractions. So, we have tried to provide you information regarding these tourist attractions in Surat.

9 Most Popular Tourist Places in Surat

1. Dumas Beach

Dumas Beach is one of the most popular beaches among the local people. It is located 21 km southwest of Surat city. The beach is one of the picnic spots for a weekend in the city of Surat. It is managed by the Surat Municipal Corporation. You can also eat the traditional food items such as Pav Bhaji, Bhajiya, Gathiya and others. The Dumas Beach is worth seeing during your visit. The beach is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Surat.

Dumas Beach Most Haunted Surat
Dumas Beach, Surat

2. Jagadish Chandra Bose Aquarium

Jagadish Chandra Bose Aquarium is one of the best tourist places for kids. It is an underwater aquarium, the first of its kind in India. It is located in the area of Pal in Surat. The JCB Aquarium is the home of more than 100 species of fish. For example, American Lobster, Moray Eel, Snowflake Eel and Turtles. It is one of the best tourist places in Surat for nature lovers.

Jagadish Chandra Bose Aquarium
Jagadish Chandra Bose Aquarium, Surat

3. Science Centre

Science Centre is the best place for the science and technology lovers in the city. It is located on City Light Road, City Light Town in Surat. The Science Centre has so many advanced tourist attractions such as amphi-theatre, planetarium, museum and an art gallery. You should include this place in your places of tourist interest which also provides knowledge in addition to the enjoyment. The Science Centre is one of the best tourist places in Surat.

Science Centre Surat
Science Centre, Surat

4. Surat Castle

Surat Castle is also known as the ‘Old Fort’, one of the best tourist places in Surat. It was built by the Gujarat’s Sultanate on the basis of Ferozkhan Tughlaq of Delhi Sultanate. The main purpose of this fort was to safeguard against the Portuguese. Now, it is one of the most popular historical monuments in the city.

Surat Castle
Surat Castle

5. Hazira

Hazira is another famous tourist destination in Surat. It is located just 25 km from the city of Surat. It is the perfect place to enjoy your weekend as well as leisure time. You can hire an auto-rickshaw or taxi from the city center to reach here. The Hazira Beach is one of the perfect destinations for the nature lovers.

Hazira
Hazira

6. Chintamani Jain Temple

The Chintamani Jain Temple is the perfect destination for the religious tour in the city. It is one of the oldest Jain temples in Surat, which was built before the 400 years ago. The temple has so many beautiful architecture. It is one of the most popular tourist places in Surat for the Jainism followers across the country.

Read Also: Hindu Temples in Gujarat

Chintamani Jain Temple Surat
Chintamani Jain Temple Surat

7. Bardoli

Bardoli is the most historical place in the country. The Salt March was started from Bardoli and become famous as ‘Bardoli Satyagrah’. Bardoli is situated just 34 km from the city of Surat. Bardoli has also the best and beautiful beach. Bardoli is also the perfect place of sightseeing nearby Surat city. It is one of the most important historical places in Surat.

Sardar Patel National Museum Bardoli
Sardar Patel National Museum Bardoli

8. Dutch Garden

Dutch Garden is one of the most historical places in the city. It is a cemeteries of the officers who settled in the city of Surat for their business ventures. Many tombs have their own unique story of their officers, such as Christopher Oxenden, George Oxenden, Baron Adrian Van Reede and others. Dutch Garden is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Surat.

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Dutch Gardens Surat
Dutch Gardens Surat

9. Iskcon Temple

Iskcon Temple is one of the most popular tourist places in Surat. The temple is located on Ashram Road, Jahangir Pura in the city of Surat. It remain opens from Monday to Sunday between 11:00 am and 8:00 pm. It is a beautiful place to get blessings from the Lord Krishna.

Iskcon Temple, Surat
Iskcon Temple, Surat

Article last re-published on May 5, 2015.

4 Comment

  1. Bipul boro says: Reply

    I am a hindu relijion and pray by tha bathow. I m so happy to know amrali surat dist is vary good place I like that i shoul tried to come one day in my life

  2. dr prabhat jha says: Reply

    good collection of images and its description ,kindly let me know how many days atleast required to see Gujarat the important places.

    1. Kaz says: Reply

      2 days for Kutch 2 days for saputara 2 days for gir forest n 2 days for diu beach

    2. Please let me know your area of interest such as historical places, adventure places, and so on. It is difficult to predict visit length without knowing the interest area of visitor. Gujarat has a good number of important places from Kutch to Porbandar and Rajkot to Valsad district.

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