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Surat Castle

Surat

13.9/5(10 Ratings)

Surat Castle Overview

Ranked 9 of 20 sightseeing in Surat

Surat Castle, known also as the Old Fort, is one of the heritage monuments in Surat. This castle was built in the 16th century by the Gujarath Sultanate on the foundations of an earlier Fort built by Ferozkhan Tuglaq of Delhi Sultanate, as a defence measure against Portuguese.

Today, Surat Castle houses various government offices. Surat Castle offers clear view of the surrounding areas and River Tapti.
 

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Famous for:
Forts
Entry:
paid
Not Allowed:
Pets

Reviews and Ratings

Parth Sabharwal

Parth Sabharwal3.6/5

379 reviews

An old fort of Surat

Surat castle is actually old fort of surat which was built to protect from portuguese of attack, now it is re established and many government offices are built in it.

Yogesh Shingala

Yogesh Shingala4.3/5

1 review

Surat Castle - Historical place

It is a very beautiful place. In your life please see this place at least one time. It explains the history of Surat City itself. It is a historical place for Surat's people. It is centrally located to Surat city. It is the charm of Surat city. I think it is also old construction of Surat city. It is a construction under Angrez Sarkar. I love this place. This place definitely will be liked by those people who are interested in knowing the history of our State and our Country.

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