Saturday, January 22, 2011


Vadodara History & CultureFamily Vacations

Fast Facts
Location : Gujarat
Attractions : Sayaji Bagh, Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum, Laxmi Niwas Palace, Naulakhi Well etc.
Best Time To Visit : October to March

Introducing Vadodara
Baroda MuseumVadodara also known as Baroda was the capital of the princely Gaekawad state in the pre-independence era. While in the post-independence era Vadodara became famous as a major hub of education and arts. Situated in the industrial corridor of Gujarat, Vadodara is emerging as the commercial and industrial capital of the state. Over the years a number of large and medium industrial units have come up in surrounding areas and the city's main avenues are lined up with a number of commercial complexes that rate among the best in modern architecture. Today Vadodara is an industrial city with some interesting museums and art galleries and a fine lush park. Popularly known as the City of Palaces and Gardens, Vadodara is home to a number of magnificent palaces and monuments which attract large number of tourists every year.

How to Reach Vadodara
By Air : Vadodara airport is located 6 kms from the city centre. Indian airlines, Jet Airways and many other airlines have flights between Vadodara and Mumbai, Delhi, Pune and Ahmedabad. From the airport you can hire a taxi or auto-rickshaw to various parts of the town.
By Train : Vadodara has its own railway station which is situated in downtown Sayaji Gunj. Express and superfast trains connect Vadodara with Delhi, Mumbai and other cities of India. Auto-rickshaws and taxis are available at the station.

By Road : Excellent Highways and other roads connect Vadodara with other cities of Gujarat and neighbouring states. Buses of State Transport Corporation and private operators run to from Vadodara to Ahmedabad, Surat, Gandhinagar and cities of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The Central bus station is close to the railway station, auto-rickshaws will take you to any part of the city.

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