Udvada




Udvada in Surat is one of the tourist attractions of this city in Gujarat. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Surat. This place is mainly visited by the Parsi communities from different parts of India. Udvada is considered to be a very holy place by the Parsis. It is believed that the holy fire of the Parsi community is kept in Udvada.

It is said that the holy fire that is kept in Udvada is brought from the holy land of Persia. It is also believed by the Parsis that this fire that is kept in Udvada is one of the oldest fire that has been brought from Persia.

Udvada is situated very near to the city of Surat. It is a small town in the district of Valsad in Gujarat. Tourists coming for a tour to Surat may take their time out to visit this holy town of Udvada. The government of Gujarat has taken major steps to upgrade Udvada and increase its civic amenities and tourist profile in the last few years. Travelers coming from outside Gujarat can avail air services that link Surat with other major cities of the country. They can also access railway and bus service to reach Surat.



Last Updated on : 3/06/2013