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Dandi Overview

Ranked 10 of 20 sightseeing in Surat

Dandi is a popular destination of tourists visiting Surat. Dandi is a place famous in the history of Indian independence movement that kindled the spark of civil disobedience amongst the masses. Salt Satyagraha, a non-violent campaign against Salt Laws levied by the British Raj on Colonial India, began with the 'Dandi March’ which stared from Sabarmati Ashram on March 12th, 1930. On April 6th, 1930, Mahatma Gandhi and his followers breached the Salt Law at Dandi, a major salt centre of India.

Dandi is located at a distance of 40 km from Surat city.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: More than 3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Sujith Kurup

Sujith Kurup3.6/5

12 reviews

Carry some food and enjoy the less crowded side

Good beach go for virgin side as where travelers are more the beach is bad and dirty. No food available you need to go some far to get some food. Its better you take food with you before you visit the place.

Jayprakash jain

Jayprakash jain4.3/5

2 reviews

Fun at beach

Nice beach place with full enjoyment, yes it is a paisa-vasool site. Have bath at beach with friends and family then visit to the park near by beach.

Rameshchandra Panchal

Rameshchandra Panchal5.0/5

3 reviews

The renovated shore

It is a historical place from where Gandhi walked down to start salt Satyagraha. Now the road is asphalted in good condition. Seashore is beautiful. It is attractive and people of the place are very helpful.

Ayman Dudhmal

Ayman Dudhmal3.2/5

11 reviews

Nice place for the history of the country

It's nice place for the history of the country.Nice museum about Gandhi.

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