Vadodara, formerly known as Baroda, is the third largest and most populated city of Gujarat, after Ahmedabad and Surat. It is situated on the banks of the Vishwamitri river. Vadodara is a city of impressive museum, overwrought Indo-Saracenic palace, beautiful Tambekar Wada, beautiful gardens, magnificent palaces and many institutions of learning. Formerly the capital of the princely Gaekwad state, the city is today a thriving industrial and commercial centre. During Navratri, Vadodara becomes the most sought-after place for the event during the nine night festival of dance in worship of the Mother Goddess.
Temperature: Summer: 40.4-20.4C Winter: 33.1-9.8 C
Best Season: November to April
Languages spoken: Gujarati, Hindi and English
STD Code: 0265
How to reach
Air: The city’s airport is connected by flights from major cities like Mumbai and Delhi.
Rail: Vadodara is a major railhead connecting several important cities in India.
Road: Vadodara is connected by good motorable roads to all places in India. Some of the cities are Jamnagar (371 km), Junagadh (390 km), Rajkot (305 km).