Among the long list of attractions in Surat, The Old Fort holds the top place. It is one of the main historical places in Surat and was built by Mohd. Tughlak in 14th century. He made up his mind to build this massive fort just as to safeguard the city from the Bhils’ attack. Bhils are the people belonging to local tribe of Surat. The Old Fort came into the hands of Maratha Emperor named Chhatrapati Shivaji for two times. This fort also has great historical significance and is one of the mind-boggling architectural icons of Surat. The place is not only important attraction of Surat but it also has great place in Indian history too.