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Surat travel guide

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You're Going to Love Surat

Tucked away in southeastern Gujarat, Surat is the state's second-largest city and its industrial powerhouse. Dynamic, prosperous, and exciting, Surat is famous for its diamond cutters and has plenty of historical charm as well.

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When to Visit Surat

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October to March tends to be the best time of year to visit Surat, with mild temperatures and relatively little rain. Spring might be ideal, with the city hosting the magnificent Dangs Darbar festival.

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How to Get to Surat

Airports near Surat

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Where to Stay in Surat

Some standout options include the Grand Bhagwati, the riverside Gateway Hotel Athwalines Surat, and the affordable, cozy Budget Inn Bellevue.

Popular Neighborhoods in Surat

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How to Get Around Surat

The Cost of Living in Surat

Shopping Streets

Whether you want to shop for traditional fabrics, craft items, or designer clothes at modern chain stores, Dumas Road is Surat's shopping center. However, there are also diamond boutiques elsewhere, particularly on Ghod Dod Road.

Groceries and Other

Local supermarkets include Star Bazaar and Dhiraj Sons. As a guide, expect a gallon of milk to come to around ₹190.

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Where to Eat in Surat

For authentic, spicy Gujarati cuisine, be sure to visit Surat standouts like Ziba at the Grand Bhagwati (where the fish masala is spectacular), and Kansar Gujarati Thali or Sasumaa. Meals will usually come to about ₹300-400 per head.

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