My surat city – the modern city of great culture and heritage.
Surat city history is fully diversified. Hiuen Tsang- the great explorer referred as “Sworata”.The Brahmin pundits of thirteen century called as “Suryapur”. Surat city has a rich heritage from the ancient history. .
It take us back to the epic episodes of great literature Mahabharata & Ramayana. Saint Vyasa wrote Mahabharata. Saint Valmiki wrote Ramayana . Lord Krishna had stopped in surat during his journey to Dwarka mentioned in our great literature.
Map of Surat has been marked itself to the highest point of its prosperity in sixteen century. Shivaji the great warrior has robbed surat multiple times due to its prosperity.
Today surati are popular for all the industrial skills across the globe. The city is the hub for Diamond and Textile market. Traders all over the country considers the city as a greatest hub for business.
Surat’s history can be seen when britisher were ruling. There were lot of Aazad aandolan Movement happening in surat.
Some historical places in surat.
- OLD fort
- Clock tower
- Andhrew liabrary
- Three Leaf banana tree
- Delhi Gate
- Nawab Haveli
- ISKCON Surat