Vadodara: Explore The Cultural Capital Of Gujarat!

Written By

Ruchika Mandora

Vadodara is Gujarat's third-largest city and its cultural and educational hub. Explore Vadodara's top spots.

As one of Vadodara's most popular attractions, this temple offers food and lodging to visitors.

Surya Narayan Temple


The Gaekwads' vacation home, Makarpura Palace, was built. Built in 1870 with Italian architecture

Makarpura Palace


The Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum inspired the Vadodara Museum & Picture Gallery. Geology, archaeology, and natural history items abound.

Vododara Museum & Picture Gallery


Army architecture describes this temple. This temple's aluminium building is surrounded by a garden with 106 6th–16th-century figures.

EME Temple


This beautiful palace is a must-see when you're in Vadodara. It's best known as a large private home that's 4 times the size of Buckingham Palace.

Laxmi Vilas Palace


Laxmi Vilas Palace's Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum stands out. Raja Ravi Verma, Raphael, Titian, and Murillo's works are shown in the spectacular building.

Maharaja Fatehsingh Museum


Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III was so powerful and affluent that he built a monument for his family's cremation. The Temple of Fame commemorated his 50 years in power.

Kirti Mandir


Boating on starry nights may be a relaxing family activity. This lake, built on stone banks in the 18th century, stays full year-round.

Sur Sagar Lake


This building's main structure blends Indian and Byzantine architectural styles. Tourists love the university's green campus and attractive design.

Maharaja Sayajirao University


The Khanderao market is a popular place for both new and experienced street photographers because it has stalls selling a wide range of fresh food and flowers.

Khanderao Market


The original graves lie in an underground cavity, while the replicas are in the tomb. This Mughal architecture has extravagant arches and octagonal podiums.

Hazira Maqbara


Jambughoda Wildlife Sanctuary, with its wide range of mammalian species, is a great place for a family picnic.

Jambughoda Wildlife Sanctuary


It's a dome theatre that shows videos about space and the night sky. The Planetarium offers Gujarati, Hindi, and English space shows.

Sardar Patel Planetarium