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Address: Near Tapi River, Surat, India

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Poorly maintained historical fort..

The fort is under authority of Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC). The fort was used as office and administrative purpose by SMC. Recently due to falling of some ceilings SMC... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
Akshay1984
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Surat, India
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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Old fort of surat is just 3 km from Surat Railway Station, A famous tourist Spot among tourist. The fort was built by Mohhamad Tughalak before 700 years, a king of Tughlak Dynasty. However the Fort requires much maintanance. One can easily pass 1-2 hours here.

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Surat, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The fort is under authority of Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC). The fort was used as office and administrative purpose by SMC. Recently due to falling of some ceilings SMC thought of renovating the fort and make it a tourist place. The fort is currently under maintenance and would soon open for public. The area nearby the fort is also being... More 

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Surat, Gujarat, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Just a waste of time. there is no one who know the history and can guide you nearby. Recomended length of visit should be 5Mns

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Vadodara, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Nothing to boast of....Not even the residents were clear where the same was located. We struggled to find out more. No traces of the fort visible today.

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Lucknow, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The remnants of the fort are occupied by district administration and not open for tourism. If you want outside view of what is left, you should cross the bridge or even walk on the nearby bridge to get a clear and close view of the fort. You can find many old paintings of the fort and can observe that it... More 

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