• 5 Best Places to Visit in Vadodara

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Vadodara district is bounded by Panchmahal and Dahod districts to the north, Anand and Kheda districts to the west, Bharuch and Narmada districts to the south, and the state of Madhya Pradesh to the east. The tallest point in the region is Pavagadh Hill. The Mahi River passes through the district.

The physiography of Vadodara features a number of rivers. The main city of Vadodara is located on the banks of river Vishwamitri. Besides, the topography of Vadodara also features Narmada river to its south and Mahi river to its north.

1. Kayavarohan Shiv Temple

On mahashivrathri day thousands of devotees visit this temple. This hindu temple was destroyed many time by the muslim marauder Mahmud of ghazni. I the late 20th century this temple is reconstructed by yogacharya swamiji kripalunandji maharaja. This place has great archaeology importance and A.S.I. listed this temple in heritage site. According to the puranas kayavarohan has the sixty eight teertha.

2. Ajwa Garden

Ajwa garden is best tourist destination with a fountain garden, located just 30 kms from the city. The ajwa garden was built by the gaekwad 3rd in the 20th century. Ajwa is a reservoir also known as ajwa lake.The garden is famous for its musical fountain show. Also visit the ajwa reservoir and water treatment. One must note that entry to the water treatment plants needs prior permission.The best time to visit garden is evening to night, when light& sound of fountains show starts.

3. Sayaji Garden

Sayaji baugh is garden located in Vadodara, Gujarat,india. Sayaji baugh was dedicated to the citizens of vadodara by maharaja sayaji rao gaekwad 3rd in 1879. The sayaji rao 3rd built sayaji baugh known as kamati baugh, on the river of vishwamitri. The sayaji baugh is the largest garden in western region of india. The garden also have baroda museum , sardar patel planetarium and sayaji baugh zoo. The garden is largest garden in western region of india. The garde overs 113 acers. It has rich flora of more then 98 species of trees. The garden has three gate. The first one is ay sayaji square and 3rd one is at ranapratap square. This is one of the finest garden in india. Thousands of citizens of the city do come here for morning walk.

4. Sur Sagar Lake, Mandvi

The water in this lake remains for whole year. A concrete wall around the lake on which people use to sit at evening time. A 120 ft tall statue of lord shiva situated at the middle of the lake. The lake is used for boating also. Now a days boating is prohibited in the lake for various issues. The statue of lord shiva lit with lights on mahashivratri.

5. Ratri Bazar

The ratri bazaar vadodara is situated at fatehgunj. The ratri bazzar is an initiative of vadodara mahanagar seva sadan to have a market serving delicacies through the night. The bazzar has approx 42 shops. The bazaar is not open all night its close at 1 a.m. All those food lovers out there , this place is like a blessing. Now a days this place is most favorite hangout destination in the city.


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