Between 1540 and 1546, Sultan Mahmud III had this castle built with extra strength for protection against Portugese raids. It is now filled with government offices, but you can go up to the top for a marvelous view of the city and Tapi river.
By Road Surat lies 267 km from Ahmedabad, 131km from Vadodara, and 297 km from Mumbai. Bus stations, both ST and private, are on the eastern edge of the city.
By Train rain stations are also on the eastern edge of the city.
By Air Various domestic flights connecting metros and other major cities are operational from the Surat Airport.