Baroda is an adaptation of the term 'Vadodara' that literally means 'a banyan tree'.
Enjoy tours to Baroda, an urban city in Gujarat, located at a distance of 100 kilometers from Ahmedabad.
Baroda lies on the banks of River Vishwamitri and has historic traditions that can be traced back to the ancient ages. An important educational and commercial city in Gujarat, Baroda has its own significance.
Baroda is the cultural hub of Gujarat - a city that has become an important center of commerce and local folk art.
Baroda or Vadodara was the capital of the Princely state of Gaekwad till India became independent and all the princely states joined the Indian Union.
Baroda's historical heritage goes back to more 2000 years and the city was known as Chandravati in the olden Days.
The city as it exists today was established by Pilajirao Gaekwad who was a Maharatta military commander. Pilajirao's son and successor conquered the region i.e. today referred to as Baroda.
Explore tourist attractions in Baroda, India and rediscover the treasures of a land that at one time was a bustling regal bastion.
Begin your Baroda tourist attractions tours with a trip to Sayyaji Bagh - a lovely garden laid by Sayajirao III.
See the Laxmi Vilas Palace, Kirti Mandir, Maharaja Fateh Singh Rao Museum, Tamberkar Haveli and the EME Temple on Baroda tours.