Vadodara was once the capital of the Gaekwads and they named the city Baroda, which is also used at times. Vadodara is the prime industrial city of Gujarat and at the same time a growing place of tourist interest for the tourists from the various places of India and also abroad. There are several palaces, museums and parks that are reminiscent of the rich culture and heritage of the city. Besides all these things Vadodara is also celebrated for its religious attractions and the most notable among the holy places in Vadodara is the EME Temple in Vadodara.
Vadodara presents immense potential in the ‘places to visit’ department. A tourism hot spot, it offers everything that the modern traveller seeks – recreation, historical sites and a unique experience of regional culture – both high and popular. Here is a list of some of Vadodara’s must-see sites and iconic landmarks.
Vadodara is home to the headquarters of some of the most powerful business houses in India. Here is a listing of some of the prominent business districts and corporate office centres in the vicinity.