Once limited by four gates, now a city with arms wide open.

0 Posted by - April 24, 2014 - Overview

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Situated on the banks of river Vishwamitri, is one of India’s most cosmopolitan cities, Vadodra. Because of its strategic geographical location, the liberalism of its ancestors, extensive industrialization, and the explosion of academic activities, Baroda has embraced people from all over India and the world. Baroda has also inherited a rich legacy. The city once had its own Navy and had running Trams as early as 1890. It also had one of the earliest well-planned drainage lines in India.

Vadodara is known for Cricket and more than 15 well-known Indian Cricketers have played their childhood matches at Moti Baug, one of the oldest cricket grounds of Asia. The city is also very famous for its enthusiasm Navratri and Garba celebrations.

Nickname: Sanskari-Nagari and Sayaji-Nagari

Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi, English

Khaman, Sev Khamani, Daal vada, Undhiyu and Chola phalli are some signature Gujarati snacksthat can be tried in Vadodara. Alcohol can not consumed as there is a blanket ban on alcohol that coats Gujarat

Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. The majority of locals are Hindus.

Laxmi Vilas Palace, Nazarbaug Palace, Makarpura Palace, Pratap Vilas Palace, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Kirti Mandir, Kirti Stambh, Nyay Mandir,Khanderao Market, Aurobindo Ashram

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