Also called the Wadhwan city, it is now a major trade and processing centre for agricultural products, soap, glass, cotton, salt, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and plastics, textile bearings, ceramics and sanitaryware.
Some of the most visited places in Surendranagar are-
- Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary
- Rankdevi temple
- Wild Ass Sanctuary
- Tarnetar [famed for Trinetreshwar Mahadev Mela (Fair)]
- Chotila Hill
- Zharia Mahadev