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Vadodara


Fast Facts
Fast Facts

It is located in the state of Gujarat. It was previously known as Baroda. Vadodara Airport facilitates the travelers coming from various cities.

Did You Know
Did You Know

Vadodara is known for its principal industries like plastics, engineering, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals and Forex.

Must Do
Must Do

Shopping, Dining and sightseeing.

Introduction

Vadodara, previously known as Baroda is located in the state of Gujarat. It is located on the banks of the River Vishwamitri amidst the natural beauty. Large number of travelers from all over the country flocks to this destination every year. Vadodara is known for its principal industries like plastics, engineering, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals and Forex.

Climate of Vadodara

Vadodara enjoys three main seasons- summer, winter and monsoon. Vadodara remains dry all through the year except for the monsoon season. March to July remains very hot. In January cold chilly winds blow over this city. Mid June to mid September remains the monsoon climate. 

Transportation in Vadodara

Vadodara, also known as Baroda, is connected by air, road and railways. All major cities are connected by the various transportation networks. Vadodara Airport facilitates the travelers coming from various cities. All metropolises are connected to Vadodara by air. Vadodara Railway station links this city to other cities of India. There are three chief railway stations in Vadodara, namely Vadodara junction, Vishwamitra and Makarpura. National Highway 8 passes through Vadodara. 

Tourist Attractions in Vadodara&

Vadodara is dotted with places of tourists delight. Here, you can find numerous impressive buildings and monuments, palaces, art galleries, shopping complexes and gardens. Tourists from all over the world visit Vadodara in Gujarat to witness these grand structures. Some of the popular ones include the following:

  • Laxmi Vilas Palace
  • Nazarbaug Palace
  • Pratap Vilas Palace
  • Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
  • Kirti Mandir
  • Kirti Stambh
  • Mandvi & Walled City
  • Aurobindo Ashram
  • Central Jail
  • Kala Bhavan
  • Motibaug Palace
  • Sursagar Lake
  • Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum
  • Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery
  • Jubilee Baug
  • Lal Baug
  • Center Square Mall
  • Vadodara Central Library
  • ABS Tower Art Gallery

You can go to various places for excursion near Vadodara during your trip to this city. You can visit Champaner, Pavagadh, Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Ajwa & Nimeta, Dakor, Dabhoi, Sindhrot Nature Park, Kayavarohan, Chandod, Galteshwar, Nareshwar and Sankheda.

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