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SURAT BRTS BUS ROUTE 12 – ONGC COLONY BRTS TO SARTHANA NATURE PARK BRTS

First BRTS route, started on this route – 12. This route currently runs on Canal Road from ONGC COLONY BRTS to SARTHANA NATURE PARK BRTS with 38 stops in between and takes about 60 minutes.

BRTS BUS STATION
ONGC Colony BRTS
Magdalla Gam BRTS
‘Y’ Junction Dumas Road BRTS
‘Y’ Junction Udhana Magdalla Road BRTS
Maharana Pratap Junction BRTS
S.D. Jain School BRTS
J.H. Ambani School BRTS
Someshwar Junction BRTS
VNSG University
V.N.S.G.U. Convention Hall BRTS
Centre for Social Studies BRTS
Anuvrat Dwar Junction (West) BRTS
Anuvrat Dwar Junction (East) BRTS
Panas Gam Junction BRTS
Ishwar Farm Junction BRTS
Jamna Nagar Junction BRTS
Rupali Junction BRTS
Prajapita Brahmakumari Marg BRTS
Unique Hospital Junction BRTS
Khatodara GIDC BRTS
Kharwarnagar BRTS
Kharwar Nagar Creek
Bhathena Junction BRTS
Samrat Vidhyalaya BRTS
Model Town Junction BRTS
Parvat Patiya Junction BRTS
Amazia Amusement Park BRTS
Vishwakarma Junction BRTS
Bhaiya Nagar BRTS
Punagam Junction BRTS
Puna Saroli Junction BRTS
Vanmali Junction (West) BRTS
Vanmali Junction BRTS
Simada Naher Junction BRTS
Simada Junction BRTS
Yogi Nagar BRTS
Swagat Society BRTS
S.M.V.S. Swaminarayan Temple BRTS
Sarthana Nature Park BRTS

Surat Sitilink and BRTS is an on-going project by Surat Municipal Corporation. New buses and routes are added frequently. We try to keep the details updated. However if you find any changes or mistakes, do let us know. Also share your experience of Sitilink and BRTS journey in the comments section below. We wish you a wonderful and happy stay in Surat.

SURAT BRTS BUS ROUTE 11 – UDHANA DARWAZA BRTS TO SACHIN GIDC BRTS JN

First BRTS route, started on this route – 11. This route currently runs on J.P. Narayan Road from Udhana Darwaza BRTS to Sachin GIDC BRTS Junction with 15 stops in between and takes about 30 minutes.

BRTS STATION
Udhana Darwaja BRTS
Kharwarnagar BRTS
Satyanagar BRTS
Udhana Teen Rasta BRTS
Laxmi Narayan Temple BRTS
Daksheshwar Mahadev BRTS
Pandesara GIDC BRTS
Kamnath Mahadev BRTS
Navin Fluorine BRTS
Bhestan Naher BRTS
Bhagwatinagar Industrial Estate BRTS
Unn Naka BRTS
Unn Industrial Estate BRTS
Unn Char Rasta BRTS
Green Park BRTS
Sachin GIDC Junction BRTS


Surat Sitilink and BRTS is an on-going project by Surat Municipal Corporation. New buses and routes are added frequently. We try to keep the details updated. However if you find any changes or mistakes, do let us know. Also share your experience of Sitilink and BRTS journey in the comments section below. We wish you a wonderful and happy stay in Surat.

SMC Garden, Godadara

Under one of the initiatives for Clean Surat, Green Surat, SMC has developed lot of gardens and parks across the city. We will be covering each one of them in detail. These gardens and parks provide a nice suitable hangout place with family as well as walking/jogging track for fitness enthusiasts. Today we will go through one such garden in Godadara.

Inaugurated in January 2018, this park has gained lot of popularity in the vicinity as a hangout place for the young as well as gathering and evening resting place for the old. Lot of people are seen in the early morning doing yoga and other workout to maintain their health and fitness. During the evening, many people are seen walking around in the pavement.

The place is maintained by SMC and some garderners are provided with shelter within the park, who look after watering, cleaning and maintaining the plants. The park timings are appropriate from 6am-12pm & 3pm-11pm. Park is closed between 12pm-3pm. There is enough lighting in the park after sunset. There are dustbins placed at few metres for maintaining cleanliness. There is a public toilet inside the park, however it is not so well maintained.

Cleanliness of a city or a public place is not just the responsibility of government or municipal corporation, it is an equal responsibility of the citizens to ensure, they keep their surrounding clean and and do not litter. Likewise help to maintain the gardens and other public places, by doing their bit.

There is a section of kids play area, where they can play in fun activities like see-saw, sliders, climbing and swinging.

On festivals, holidays and on weekends, the number of footfall increases two folds and it is like a picnic spot in the evening, where families and groups of people come over to enjoy time together. The beauty of this park is so popular, that a lot of photographers are seen doing pre-wedding and wedding shoots over here in the evenings.

Something that started of as a clean and green initiative by SMC, has grown within a year to a picnic spot, workout area, play area, wedding shoots backdrop, chit chat area and many other. It is a proud achievement for the surtis as well as Surat Municipal Corporation.

The garden is located on the main road. The closest BRTS station is Jogini Mata Mandir BRTS. You can take 204 bus from Chowk or 254 bus from Surat Railway Station. If you take an auto from Surat Railway Station, it will cost you around 20 Rs in shared auto and the closest drop point would be Godadara Naher. If you take a direct Auto from Station, it would cost you between 100-150 Rs, you will have to be good at bargaining. Location of the garden is provided below.


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Swimming Pools in Surat | Being Fit in Surat

Whether you are a fitness buff or sports enthusiast, swimming has always been one of the best methods for improving stamina, fitness and overall health. If you have been looking out for having fun on the beaches and often felt reluctant because you didn’t know swimming. Are you someone with a fitness resolution for this year, which never actually took off. Then you must definitely check-out if swimming can bring some florishment into your life.

Swimming is one of the simplest exercises, yet it is one of the most effective methods for body fitness. It helps you in increasing agility and internal strength. It helps you to cut down your body fat and increase your muscle strength. As well as it boosts your confidence and will-power. It is as challenging as it can be in the initial days, but as you progress slowly, you will be interested to go into water daily to have your swimming strides. So let’s get rolling, to find out some of the swimming pools in Surat.

Swimming is all about agility, internal strength, will-power, confidence and discovering yourself !

Surat Municipal Corporation has constructed around 17 swimming pools around the city. Surti’s can take benefit of the same at nominal price. Membership to the pool, is divided into two categories, as learners/beginners and swimmers. Those who already know swimming and want to continue going to pool to maintain their fitness, they can take a learned swimmer membership and enjoy the benefits.

For beginners and learners, there is a different batch and they are provided with a Swimming coach, who helps with the basics and conducts the training for about a period of 3 months. The joining formalities for learning batch, starts one week prior to the start of tenure, for e.g. for Jan-March you have to visit in the last week of December. Batches are run in the following tenures.

Tenure for Learner’s Batch

  • January – March
  • April – June
  • July – September
  • October – December

You will need to register for training, by filling the application form, duly signed and attached with a photograph. The form needs to be attested by a medical practioner, holding a MD/MBBS degree. The fees currently is 1200 for 3 months and 100 Rs for registration charges.

 

For latest information on Swimming Pools in Surat, visit SMC website.

You can use the following map to locate swimming pool nearest to you.


Disclaimer : We try to provide latest information as per the changes in the rates/rules. However, Surat Diaries is not responsible for any kind of decisions taken based on the information provided above. We suggest you to visit nearest swimming pool or SMC website for latest updates and changes, before taken any decisions.

Attractions in Surat | Places to Visit in Surat

Some of the top attractions in Surat, which you must not miss if you are planning to visit Surat or if you are a Surti go take a walk around the city to see the new look.

Surat is one of the fastest growing cities in Asia. Known for it’s Diamond and Textile businesses, Surat is rapidly growing in other sectors like Infrastructure, Technology, Innovation, Cleanliness, Urban development to be pioneering in the field of Smart Cities in India. Along with city development with continuous efforts from Surat Municipal Corporation in all areas, Surat is re-defining it’s new face in the modern world.

HERITAGE
Surat Castle | Surat Fort
Gopi Talav
Dutch Cemetary
Narmad House
Clock Tower
Andrew’s Library
Hope Bridge
Mugalsarai
TEMPLES
Ambika Niketan Mandir
ISKCON Temple
Swaminarayan Mandir, Adajan
Bada Ganesh Temple
Aaspass Dada Temple
Galteshwar Mahadev Mandir
Dada Bhagwan Mandir, Kamrej
MODERN
Sneh Rashmi Botanical Garden
Surat Municipal Aquarium
Narmad Library
Science Centre
VR Mall, Surat
Tapi River Front
ADVENTURE
Amaazia Water Park
Snow Park, Rahul Raj Mall
NATURE
Dumus Beach
Ubrat Beach
Sarthana Nature Park

To commute across the city, check out our page related to Transport.


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