Famous as the ‘Diamond City,’ Surat is an important port town in the Indian state of Gujarat. Located on the banks of the Tapti River, this town features a picturesque moat that beautifully divides the well-preserved older part of the city from rapidly developing modern suburbs. Travellers can find a number of historic forts, colonial-era structures and other places of interest dotting the landscapes of this city. The Surat Fort that flaunts superb architecture is one of the most significant historic monuments in the city. The Chintamani Jain Temple is an iconic 17th century structure in this city, recognized for its superb wooden carvings and paintings. The historic Dutch Gardens, Dutch cemetery and the ancient port of Makaipul are some other important attractions that tourists must not miss to visit. The Sardar Patel Museum that showcases an expansive art collection is another important place to visit here. On a trip to Surat, travellers can enjoy a performance at Rangupavan, one of the largest open-air theatres in India. Diamond Market and Textile Market are two of the busiest and most important areas of commercial activity in the city. To enjoy a memorable vacation in this beautiful city, tourists can avail a suitable travel package from MakeMyTrip.