Visiting Places

 

 

TOURIST GUIDE

01

WINCHESTER MUSEUM


ADDRESS

RAJMARG,

TOWER ROAD, SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA.

This is a famous museum in Surat. It was named after Winchester who was the Assistant Collector of the city. He made a wonderful effort in augmenting Surats prosperity. This is also one of the famous places to see in Surat.

02

THE OLD FORT (KILLA)


ADDRESS

CHOWK,

SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA.

Muhammad Tughlak constructed this fort in the 14th century. This is also one of the main tourist attractions of Surat, Gujarat.

03

REVOLVING RESTAURANT


ADDRESS

RING ROAD,

SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA.

PHONE:

0261-6616018/19/20

Tex Palazzo prides itself in having, �Kandeel� a multi cuisine, revolving restaurant with a classy ambience. �Kandeel�, is the first revolving restaurant in Asia and is one of its kind in the entire hotel industry of Gujarat. The restaurant, on a height of about 180 feet from the ground level with its classy Ambience and traditional lip smacking varieties of food will be a memorable experience to the visitors. The evening twilight of the city with its slow moving traffic is a pleasant sight which will be a memorable for life


 

 

 

 

 

04

AMBIKA NIKETAN TEMPLE (AMBAJI)



ADDRESS

PARLE POINT,

SURAT.

GUJARAT, INDIA

Ambika Niketan Temple is a beautiful shrine situated at Surat, in Gujarat. The temple, situated on the bank of Tapi River, was built by Late Smt Bharati Maiya in 1969. The presiding deity is Goddess Asthabhuja Ambika. The temple features mini shrines dedicated to Ram-Sita

, Laxminarayan and Lord Shiva

05

DUCH GARDEN


ADDRESS

NEAR MAKKAI BRIDGE,

SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA.

One of the most important tourist attractions in Surat is the ancient Dutch garden. Actually it is the cemetery of the Dutch officers who had landed and settled in Gujarat for their business enterprise. The huge striking tombs here are splendid symbols of history and narrate the story of the erstwhile power and glory.

06

SCIENCE CITY


ADDRESS

SCIENCE CENTRE, CITY LIGHT ROAD, SURAT 395 007

�A city for its people, a city of the future� Surat is well-connected and well-equipped city, Surat Municipal Corporation has taken number of major capital projects which includes Science Centre, Museum, Planetarium and Art Gallery. Museum showcases the rich heritage and history of Surat, while the Science Centre has Fun Science gallery which displays exhibits.

Science Centre forms the main part of the entire complex; it displays thematic galleries in the field of Science and Technology. The first floor of Science Centre showcases Fun Science Exhibits where as the Diamond, Space and Textile gallery will be formed on the second floor in next phase.

 

 

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SARTHANA ZOO BUTTERFLY GARDEN


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ADDRESS

SARTHANA JAKAT NAKA,

SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA.

After Surat gaining various names like 'Diamond City', 'Silk City', 'City of Flovers', Now its time for 'City of Butterfly Gardens'. After three years long work in the background Friday was the day for Suratis to see Indias largest butterfly park.

Some of the butterfly species that would be presented in the park are Tony Coaster, Common crow, Indian Cupid, Pell Grass blue, Blue Tiger, Striped Tiger, Common Serulin, Red Pirot, Blue Pensi, Common Coaster, Common Leopard, Common Gull, Common Nawab, Peacock Pensi, Dinide Egg fly, Common Bluebottle, Grey Pensi, Lime Butterfly, Lemon Pensi, Common Rose, Great Egg fly, Blue Mormon, Yellow Pensi, Crimson Rose, Common Mormon, Tailed Jay, Common Emigrant, Red Halon, Common Grass Yellow, Common Jazzble.

08

SUVALI BEACH

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ADDRESS

MORAGAM,

HAZIRA,

SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA.

Suvali beach is a black sand beach. The sand is slippery and slips fast beneath your feet. The beach isnt safe for swimming. The beach is perfect to spend quite moments alone or with your close one. Come here to witness a blissful sunrise and sunset. I have seen both and have been left spellbound.

09

DUMAS

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ADDRESS

DUMAS ROAD, SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA.

This is a health resort, which is situated in the southeastern part of Surat. The place is famous for its pleasant weather and breathtakingly beautiful surroundings. There are numerous cottages available for the visitors here. A must visit during sightseeing in Surat.

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HAZIRA

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ADDRESS

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HAJIRA, MAGDDALLA ROAD, SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA.

Another well known health resort is Hajira, south west of Surat on the creek of the Arabian sea. Hajira has two wells with water rich in iron and sulphur. The pleasant Hajira beach is fringed by feathery casurina trees. Hajira is situated 28 kms from Surat.

11

BHATHWARI

 

ADDRESS

OPP. SHABARGAM HIGH SCHOOL,

NR .NIYOL PATIYA, SURAT KADODARA ROAD,

SABARGAM,

SURAT.

GUJARAT, INDIA.

A region of rich history that has stories of valour and sacrifice to tell, the abode of Kings and palaces is the exotic land of Surat. Beautiful place full trees and colourful flowers and vibrant people of different tribes. This region has survived in all its ethnicity and owes its charisma to the traditional way of living. Capturing the spirit of Surat and ensuring the perfect Surat experience is Bhatwari, a unique Village Resort.

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CHOKI-DHANI


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ADDRESS

CHALTHAN,

NEAR TOLL NAKA,
KADODARA-MUMBAI N.H.8,
SURAT.
PHONE : +91 92276-88804

+91 92276-88805

Chokhi Dhani is your window to the best in folk culture. A village fair is recreated every evening as an ongoing celebration of the rich and vibrant cultural heritage of Rajasthan.

The display of traditional huts and workmanship will take your back to the times when splendor was unpretentious. Experience the rich warmth and rustic charm of a typical Rajasthani Village at Chokhi Dhani the festivities never end here !!!

 

 

 

 

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CHHAB CHHABA CHHAB WATER FUN PARK

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ADDRESS

RAJGARI VILLAGE,

VIA MORA TEKRA, 
NEAR RELIANCE FACTORY, 
HAZIRA ROAD, SURAT.(GUJ) INDIA 
TEL.: (+91 261) 2860935, 3250935
CONTACT: 99049 80234

The "Chhab Chhaba Chhab" WaterFunPark which offers world class entertainment facilities is coming up at Damka near the picturesque Hazira beach, just 22 kms. from the Sardar Bridge, Surat.

Spread out in two laic square yards of sprawling land located in the vicinity of the Arabian Sea, the"Chhab Chhaba Chhab" WaterFunPark promises to be an altogether different world. "Chhab Chhaba Chhab" WaterFunPark step into the majestic gateway of the Water Resort and be free of all tensions and worries of the routine life. Soak in the beauty of the gentle landscape and relax in the warmth of a friendly atmosphere.

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UBHARAT

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ADDRESS

UBHARAT, MAROLI-NAVSARI ROAD, SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA.

This is another fine, sandy beach with a backdrop of shady palm groves, situated about 42 kms from Surat.

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UKAI

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ADDRESS

SONGADH, BARDOLI,

SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA.Description: A

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A major multipurpose irrigation project of Gujarat is situated at Ukai, about 94 kms from Surat.

 

 

 

 

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SARDAR SWARAJ ASHRAM, BARDOLI

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ADDRESS

SARDAR SWARAJ ASHRAM,

BARDOLI,

SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA

Swaraj Ashram at Bardoli, about 34 kms from Surat has become a place of pilgrimage in India. Gandhiji had launched a farmer's satyagraha in 1921-22 under the leadership of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

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DANDI

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ADDRESS

DANDI BEACH, NAVSARI,

SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA

Along the coastline of Gujarat and about 50 - 55 kms from Surat, lies Dandi where the story of salt was scripted with the famous Dandi March Satyagraha, in 1930, led by Mahatma Gandhi. The Salt Sayagraha proved to be the beginning of the end of the British Empire in India.

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TITHAL

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ADDRESS

TITHAL BEACH, VALSAD,

SURAT,

GUJARAT, INDIA

Situated about 108 kms from Surat and 5 kms. from Valsad on the Mumbai - Baroda Western Railway route, Timal, is a beautiful sandy beach fringed with palm-sheltered cottages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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UNAI

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ADDRESS

UNAI ,

WAGHAI-BANSDA ROAD,  GUJARAT, INDIA.

Another important landmark which gives antiquity to Surat is Unai with its hot springs some 64 kms from Surat. They find reference in the puranic literature and are believed to have been created by Lord Ram, the hero of the epic Ramayan, by shooting an arrow in the ground.

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SAPUTARA

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ADDRESS

DANG AAHVA, GUJARAT, INDIA.

Gujarat's best known hill resort, Saputara - literally, the Abode of Serpents, is situated atop the second highest plateau in the Sahyadri range and in the midst of thick forests. Saputara has all the necessary amenities like hotels, parks, swimming pools, boat club, theatres and a museum to ensure an enjoyable holiday. Saputara is 164 kms from Surat.

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VANSADA NATIONAL PARK

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ADDRESS

DANG AAHVA, SAPUTARA, GUJARAT, INDIA.

The Vansada Nadonal Park, situated in valsad district is a home to leopards, tigers, panthers and wild boars. The best time to visit is between October and March.

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

SHABARI DHAM

Description: SHABARI DHAM TEMPLE

ADDRESS

DANG AAHVA, SAPUTARA, GUJARAT, INDIA

This serene temple is supposed to have been where Lord Rama met Shabari while searching for his wife Sita. Three stones on which Lord Rama, his brother Lakshman and Shabari are said to have sat are still worshipped. Pampa lake, about 6 km from Shabari Dham, is a water source associated with a story of Lord Ramas bathing. The circumference wall of the temple contains paintings of key events from the Ramayana.

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GIRMAL WATER FALLS

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ADDRESS

DANG AAHVA, GUJARAT, INDIA.

Girmal Falls: Easily the most marvellous sight during monsoons, the Girmal Falls is a little off the Mahal-Singana Road. The approach leads via a tribal village to a steep fall on the Gira River. The faint hillside is rich with rare flora and is worth exploring by the more adventurous trekkers. Provisions for light refreshments are available. Picnic huts are available for use.

24

NARGOL BEACH

Description: Nargil Beach

ADDRESS

NEAR SANJAN, VALSAD,

GUJARAT, INDIA.

The countryside surrounding Nargol is typical Indian countryside dotted with small farmhouses. Around Nargol you can see water buffalos swimming in the rivers or quiet landscapes of dry savannah where only a few people have their homes. The beaches are wide and lonely sandbeaches with big tidal water level differences. Out on the sea you can daily spot traditional small fishing boats that patrol the coast in search of fish. In the village the palm trees are high and the temperatures are tropical.

 

 

 

 

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BILIMORA SOMNATH TEMPLE

Description: Billimora

ADDRESS

BILIMORA, GUJARAT, INDIA.

It is about 25 km south of the district headquarter Navsari. In addition to having Parsi settlements, and the tasty bakery goods that are a natural consequence, it is also a center for the forest produce of Dang (the neighbouring district). It is an important railway junction for travel to Saputara. It is a minor port, and has some lovely sights by the river Ambika.

 

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UDVADA

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ADDRESS

VALSAD,

GUJARAT, INDIA.

Regarded exceedingly sacred by the Parsi and Zoroastrian community, Udvada is a coastal town near the city of Surat in the district of Valsad. It is renowned for the Zoroastrian Atash Bahram fire temple.  Udvava literally stands for `grazing ground of camels`, which was actually the town`s condition, prior to becoming a fishing village. The Udvada Beach and the Iranshah or the Atash Bahram fire temple are the chief attractions. Udvada is famous for Parsi food. You can try some great Parsi food in any local restaurant. You can especially treat yourself on Fried Boi(Mullet Fish), vin-daloo fish curry, sali margi or ghosht, Rava Sheera, Dhanshak, Macaroons and nan khatai.

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NARMADA DAM

Description: Narmada dam

ADDRESS

NAVAGAM, NR.BHARUCH GUJARAT, INDIA.

The Sardar Sarovar Dam is a dam on the Narmada River near Navagam, Gujarat, India. The dam is the largest dam in and part of the Narmada Valley Project, a large hydraulic engineering project involving the construction of a series of large irrigation and hydroelectric multi purpose dams on the Narmada River. The project was first conceived of in the 1940s by the country's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. The project only took form in 1979 as part of a development scheme to increase irrigation and produce hydroelectricity.

 

 

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NARESHWAR

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Description: Nareshwar - narmada

ADDRESS

NEAR PALEJ, BHARUCH, GUJARAT, INDIA.

Pujya Shree Rang Avadhoot Maharaj (Panduranga Vitthala Valame) or well known as Pujya Bapji - descent on November, 21, 1898, Kartika Sukla 9, V.S. 1955 - Birth place, Godhra, Gujarat, India. With bright student careerIndian Independence movement. Snataka (Graduate) - served for a short period as a teacher - participate joined d actively in social and political activities - left all these and went to Nareshwar, Gujarat, India in the year 1925 on the bank of the Holy River Narmada for penance and realised the ultimate truth to live in tune with Infinity.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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UKAI DAM

Tithal-Mandir

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Surat airport

Narmada dam

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Sardar sarovar dam

Mirasol resort

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Mahalkot-jungal dang

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Kribhco

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Daman

Chab chaba chab hazira

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Chab chaba chab water park

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Daman

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Daman Church