Surat was previously known as Suryapur. It is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat.Surat is also called as The City of Flyovers. It is situated on the banks of Tapti River. The Blue Adventures, located at the Basin of River Tapti, is a complete recreational and adventure project aimed to offer water sports activities, Amusement parks & Restaurants for the people of Surat.
The famous places to visit are-Dutch Garden, The Surat Fort, The Sardar Patel museum, Jawahar Lal Nehru Garden and Dumas Beach. The city is a favorite shopping destination of Gujarat and a major trading center of Western India. The city is known for its textiles and diamonds as a large part of world’s diamonds are cut and polished here.
Surat is famous for its Silk sarees also with the work of kinari, salma and zari. It is also famous for Gold thread work, wood work & dazzling jewellery works. Apart from shopping malls and centers, Gujarat state Government maintained shops can also be visited. An annual expo is held in Surat every year to promote entire range of Surat textiles including dress material, sarees and fibres.