Surat, formerly known as Suryapur, is a well-established city located in Gujarat. In the bygone times, it has served as a princely state under the same name. Surat is also known as the 'Diamond City' as there are numerous diamond mines and diamonds are polished on the largest in Surat all over India. This place has numerous tales to tell and should be visited at least once in a lifetime.
Entrenched on the banks of the River Tapi, the city of Surat is elevated at a height of 43 feet above the sea level. The flat plains of the city cover an entire area of 320 sq. km. Surat has a moderate climate & faces normal temperatures throughout the year. The summers aren't hot as the median temperatures do not shoot up beyond 37°C. The winters witness a median mercury level of 17°C.
There are notable attractions located in Surat. The must-visit places include the names like J.C Bose Aquarium, Blues Adventures, Clock Tower, Gopi Talab, Mughal Sarai, Shaniwari Bazaar, Dutch Garden, Dumas Beach, and much more that lures the visitors.