Surat – The Diamond City of the World & a Major city in Gujarat

Surat is a significant port city in the state of Gujarat. However, today the city is primarily recognized as a leading IT city which also houses a large silk and diamond industry. Meanwhile, the city is also a perfect holiday destination housing a plethora of attractions and good Surat hotels.

Surat India - Surat - The Diamond City of the World & a Major city in Gujarat
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Surat is an up and coming city of India. Located in the western state of Gujarat, the city lies within the territory of district that share the same name that is Surat. It is one of the most significant cities in the state and is a major source from where the state earns its revenue. The city is situated in the southern Gujarat region and is geographically located on the coast of the state. There are records that the city once housed a large port which was a prime trading point in the International Sea Trade Route. Continue reading “Surat – The Diamond City of the World & a Major city in Gujarat”