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Surat Castle (Entry Fee, Timings, History, Images)
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Surat Castle (Entry Fee, Timings, History, Images)

Surat Castle is also known as the ‘Old Fort’. It was built by the Gujarat 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 is the best tourist place in surat. Its breath-taking architecture displays a host of paintings and other artifacts dating back to the British era. Surat Castle History The Ahmedabad king Sultan Mahmood-III (1538-1554), who was very much annoyed by these frequent destructions of Surat, ordered the building of a very strong castle and entrusted the work to Safi Agha, a Turkish soldier who had been ennobled with the title of Khudawand Khan. Surat Castle Timings Timings:- 10:00 am –...
Gopi Talav Surat (Entry Fee, Timings, History, Best time to visit )
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Gopi Talav Surat (Entry Fee, Timings, History, Best time to visit )

Gopi Talav Surat is a favourite of all the locals. Apart from being an urban recreational space, this Gopi talav or lake also holds spiritual significance. With great history attached to it, the most important highlight of this Gopi lake is that some 500-odd years ago this waterbody played an important role in the city’s infrastructure given its traditional water management system. About Gopi Talav Surat Today this lake consists of a recreational area in the form of theme parks, open air theatre and jogging track, viewing deck – jetty & food court and boating. Rides and attraction include some fun ones like bumper car, paintball, bull rides, trackless train and more. All in all, a great outdoor family entertainment zone!  Gopi Talav Surat History An affluent Brahmin...
Purna Wildlife Sanctuary Surat Ticket Price, Timings, Best Time To Visit
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Purna Wildlife Sanctuary Surat Ticket Price, Timings, Best Time To Visit

Purna Wildlife Sanctuary was established in July 1990 and covers an area of 160 square kilometers. The Purna River, which runs through the sanctuary, gives it its name. Purna, managed by the North Dangs Forest Division, is one of Gujarat's last remaining patches of moist deciduous forest, home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. Purna, along with Vansda National Park, is South Gujarat's only Protected Area for conserving diverse biological resources. About Purna Wildlife Sanctuary The sanctuary's 160.84 square kilometers are spread across undulating terrain with rolling hills, plateaus, and small valleys of the Western Ghats' western and northern limits. The area is drained by the lovely Purna River, which gives the sanctuary its name. Other rivers and rivulets can also be found...
Jagdish Chandra Bose Aquarium Surat (Ticket Price, Timings, Phone Number, Entry Fee)
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Jagdish Chandra Bose Aquarium Surat (Ticket Price, Timings, Phone Number, Entry Fee)

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 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. About Jagdish Chandra Bose Aquarium Surat The aquarium will be the home of more than 100 species of fish, from fresh, brackish, and marine waters, in 52 tanks. Aquascaping is underway as per the species' requirements, and each tank will replicate a collection of species' natural ecosystems. The aqua life would include – turtles, American lobster, snowflake eel, lionfish, alligator gar, stingrays, cichlid, ma...
Suvali Beach Timings Entry fee Where to Stay? Resort-Hotels Best Time
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Suvali Beach Timings Entry fee Where to Stay? Resort-Hotels Best Time

The suvali beach lies 25 kilometers from the center of Surat and is the cleanest beach in India. Previously known as Swally, the Suvali Beach is an urban beach located along the Arabian Sea. Suvali is a perfect one-day picnic spot for families and a must-visit place for people who seek solitude. About Suvali Beach Surat Suvali Beach is a serene and calm beach that is located about 25 km from the city of Surat. It lies in close proximity to the industrial town of Hajira. This black sandy beach is particularly popular amongst the locals who come here for a family picnic. Located amidst all the industries, Suvali Beach puts forth a rather refreshing and scenic view. The beach is usually visited by solitude seekers and is slowly establishing itself as a popular tourist spot. Here ...
Galteshwar Mahadev Temple Timings, Address, History, Contact, Surat
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Galteshwar Mahadev Temple Timings, Address, History, Contact, Surat

Galteshwar Mahadev temple is located at Timba village near Kamrej Surat. The temple is situated on the riverbank of the Tapi river. About Galteshwar Mahadev Temple the temple is a very pleasant place very peaceful place.The temple is on Naradi ganga, gupt ganga,tapi river sangam sthan place.The temple was built about 200 years old but it was renovated a few years ago. A huge idol of Load Shiva 62 ft height is the attraction of the place. At the Sangam special arrangement for a fiver, bathing is made which attracts people for hot days. Sangam Snan also they have 12 jyotirlinga temple in the complex, Shivalinga over here is Swayambhu. History of Galteshwar Mahadev Temple the structure of this temple is carved on a red stone and it is eight-sided which was built during Solan...
Surat Nature Park Online Ticket Booking Timing
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Surat Nature Park Online Ticket Booking Timing

Sarthana Surat Nature Park is also known as Dr. Shyamaprasad Mukherjee Zoological Garden. Nature Park Sarathana is situated at the North-East corner of Surat City, which is approachable by Surat Kamrej Road.  Prior to 1984, there was no zoo in South Gujarat. The people of Surat city and surrounding villages, especially the students of the schools and colleges were deprived of first-hand knowledge about wildlife. Keeping in view above, the Surat Municipal Corporation has prepared a plan for setting up a Nature Park. Online Ticket Booking of Surat Nature Park:- Online Ticket Booking of Surat Nature Park is available on www.suratmunicipal.gov.in and www.suratmunicipal.org. Entry or Ticket Fee of Surat Nature Park:- Sr. NoParticularsChargesThe person above 12 years of ageR...
Tithal Beach, Valsad | Things to Do, Tips, Timings, Photos
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Tithal Beach, Valsad | Things to Do, Tips, Timings, Photos

About Tithal Beach Tithal Beach is located in Valsad on the coast of the Arabian Sea in the state of Gujarat. The sand of the beach is Black sand. Tithal beach is one of the popular tourist attractions of the Valsad district and Gujarat. Recently, Aquatic sports have been started at the beach like Speed boats, Jet Ski, etc. Tithal Beach also has other tourist attractions near the shore of the beach like Shree Shirdi Saibaba Temple, Shree Swaminarayan Temple. Tithal is an outgrowth in the Valsad district of Gujarat. Tithal is located around 4.1 kilometers away from its district headquarter Valsad. It is known for its beach with brownish-black color soil. Tithal Beach Festival and International Kite Festival are also organized on the shore of the beach because of their populari...
Dumas Beach, Surat | Gujarat
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Dumas Beach, Surat | Gujarat

Dumas Beach Surat Dumas Beach is an urban beach on the Arabian Sea in the Indian state of Gujarat, 21 kilometers southwest of Surat. Dumas Beach is a popular tourist destination in Gujarat's south. Dumas Beach is unjustly infamous for being one of India's top 35 haunted locations. The Mystery Surrounding The Dumas Beach Dumas Beach, located along the Arabian Sea, is one of Gujarat's most haunted locations. The beach is famous for two things: its black sand and the fact that it is haunted! Dumas Beach is said to be haunted by several haunting spirits who never left the area because it was once used as a Hindu burial ground. According to folklore, the existence of black sand is due to the amount of ash produced by the burning of the dead, which mixed with the white sa...