Vadodara Tourism

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Vadodara (IPA: /ʋə'ɽod̪əɾa/), which used to be known as Baroda, the Cultural Capital of Gujarat, is the third largest city in the Western Indian State of Gujarat, after Ahmedabad and Surat. It is the administrative headquarters of Vadodara District and is located on the banks of the Vishwamitri river, southeast of Ahmedabad, 139 kilometres (86 mi) from the state capital Gandhinagar. The railway line and NH 8 that connect Delhi and Mumbai pass through Vadodara. As of 2011 Vadodara had a population of almost 2.2 million+ people. The city is the site of the Lakshmi Vilas Palace, the residence of the Maharaja of Baroda and the royal family; and his erstwhile Darbar. It is also the home of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (Vadodara), the largest university in Gujarat. An important industrial, cultural and educational hub of western India, the city houses several institutions of national and regional importance while its major industries include petrochemicals, engineering, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastics, IT and foreign exchange services amongst others.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Vadodara in India. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Vadodara like a local. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Ahmedabad, India. Attractions in Ahmedabad include Sabarmati Museum, Kankaria Lake, Akshardham Temple. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. Tour packages of Vadodara are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Vadodara*

  • Pollution Statistics in Vadodara

    Know the pollution level of Vadodara before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 63.84 (High)
    • Water Pollution 60.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 61.22 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.47 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 42.92 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 55.21 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 52.83 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 52.55 (Moderate)
  • Vadodara: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Vadodara for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Vadodara.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.44 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.7 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 39.53 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 64.29 (High)
    • Car Stealing 36.63 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.88 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.7 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 39.88 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.51 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 59.3 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.37 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.63 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.09 (Moderate)
  • Living in Vadodara - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 58.09 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 67.58 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 48 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 25.22 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 64.81 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.69 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 66.17 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Vadodara

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Vadodara

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.09 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 40.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 37.68 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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