Vadodara - Sayaji Nagari (Town of Sayajirao Gaekwad) OR Sanskari Nagari (Cultural City)

Vadodara Travel Guide

Vadodara, once the capital city of Gaekwads and known formerly as Baroda, has been a centre of art and culture in the state of Gujarat. In fact the major and one of the largest cities in Gujarat has been an industrial hub for a long time. But, the significance in art and culture is really matchless that still persuade people even outside India to come and explore the rich legacy of India.

And this is the main reason that a considerable amount of tourists from all parts of the world come here to explore the real beauty of the city that was also considered as the commercial capital of Gujarat. As far as the main attractions of the city are concerned, Vadodara is full of a number of attractive places in the form of temples, forts, palaces, museums and a number of other things. Here is a short description of some of the major attractions of the city.

Kirti mandir Kirti mandir : It is one of the major attractions in the city known for its amazing architecture and a fine collection of art and cultural symbols. It was known for the resting place for royal families.

EME Temple EME Temple : Commonly known as Dakshinamurthy temple, it is one of the holly shrines in the state of Gujarat that is in Vadodara. It has been constructed in geodesic style. It is surrounded by lush greenery and five large banyan trees. The temple is known for representing five different religions named Hinduism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam and Jainism.

Khanderao  Market Khanderao Market : The popular market place was established by Sayaji Rao III in 1906 where different types of cultural celebrations are organized in its complex.

Laxmi Vilas Laxmi Vilas : Entitled as one of the most beautiful buildings of the city, Laxmi Vilas is a palace built by Maharaja Sayaji Rao III. The Indo-Sarcenic style palace is exquisitely furnished and replete with different relics and artefacts.

Maharaja  FatehSingh Muesum Maharaja FatehSingh Muesum : It is inside the most beatiful buildiong Laxmi Vilas palace that has an exotic collection of royal Gaekwad family.

Sayaji Bagh Sayaji Bagh : It is also one of the mesmerising monumental structures in the city built by Sayaji Rao III. You will find here an art gallery, a zoo, museums, toy trains and the list goes on.

In addition to this, Nazar Bagh palace, Tambekar Wada, Makarpura Palace, Naulakhi well, are some of the amazing attractions here. And at the same time the major attractions in surrounding areas like Bharuch and Pavagadh make it an ideal place to explore.

The heavy influx of tourist every year in Vadodara has persuaded numerous large hotel groups to develop luxury hotels and other accommodation options here. In this way, you can easily accommodate there and enjoy the best Gujarati food. book now