Surat and Mapsa are located at a distance of 0Kms from each other. Mapsa can be reached in about .Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Surat and Mapsa. Neeta Tours and Travels is a major operator along this route. You have buses starting from , till . The lowest fare for these buses starts from Rs.0, and the maximum fare is around Rs.0.
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Surat, formerly known as Suryapur, is situated in Gujarat. The administrative capital of the district Surat, the city is known to be the third cleanest city and the second largest city in India. Surat is situated along the banks of river Tapti, at the Gulf of Khambat (Cambay). Surat is believed to be founded by a Brahmin named Gopi, who built a water reservoir which was known as Surajpur or Suryapur. Surat is popularly known as the “Embroidery capital of India”, as it houses the highest number of embroidery units in India. Surat is also the diamond capital of India. Diamonds from all over the world are cut and polished here. Surat is also known for its textile mills and is also engaged in manufacturing muslin, cotton, silks, and brocades. The places to be visited at Surat are Ambika Niketan Temple, the historical Surat Castle, Mughal sarai, Chinthanamani Jain Temple, and Dutch Garden.
Mapsa, the headquarters of Bardez in the North Goa District, is a major tourist town. Known for its beaches, churches, temples and museums, Mapsa is also known for its adventurous activities like paragliding, parasailing, banana boat ride and surfing that can be enjoyed at the beaches. Sri Kalika Temple and Sri Morjee Temple, situated near Mapsa, attract devotees and tourists in large numbers. The Mascarenhas Mansion, another popular attraction near Mapsa, was constructed during the Portuguese rule in Portuguese architectural style with glass floral engravings. Several churches like the Church of St. Jerome, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Church of Our Lady of Rosary are situated nearby. Mapsa is famous for its Friday market, where a range of items like clothes, spices and dried fish are available. Mapsa is also the commercial centre of Goa where people from different regions come here to trade products like fruit, dried fish, toddy vinegar, spices and clothes.