Top 10 Visiting Places in Vadodara | Tourist Places & Attractions

The city Vadodara is considered as a city of Trees (Vad) and it has millions of Bargad Trees, which is why this city is named as Vadodara that is ruled by the Maharashtrian family. Here are the list of must visiting places in Vadodara with your loving one. Checkout now –

1. Laxmi Vilas Palace:

Located in the center of Vadodara city, the Laxmi Vilas Palace adds an unimaginable charisma to the city by giving a beautiful outlook especially at the night time. Constructed by the family of Gaekwads, the Palace was styled by considering the architecture of Indo-Saracenic in the year 1890.

  • Visiting Hours: Tuesday to Sunday – 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: 250/- INR per person
  • Best Season: Summer, and Winters

2. Zarwani Waterfalls:

Located at a distance of 1 hours and 56 minutes, the Zarwani waterfalls is situated in the Rajpipla district. To visit Zarwani Waterfall, you can either book a cab from Vadodara city or board the Kevadiya express from the station that runs everyday.

  • Visiting Hours: Everyday, anytime
  • Entry Fee: No fees
  • Best Season: Monsoon

3. Hathni Mata Waterfalls:

Located in the exact opposite direction of Zarwani Waterfalls, to visit Hathni Mata Waterfall you have to pass by Pavagadh hills which is located at 70 kms from Vadodara city. It will take your 1 day at the waterfall if you really want to spend time there.

  • Visiting Hours: Everyday, anytime
  • Entry Fee: No fees
  • Best Season: Monsoon

4. Statue of Unity:

If you are in Gujarat, don’t leave the state without visiting the Statue of Unity. The statue of honorable Sardar Patel stands tall at 182 meter, and the speciality about this place is you can even take a helicopter ride to view the Statue from the top.

  • Visiting Hours: Tuesday to Sunday – 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Different packages available
  • Best Season: Summer or Monsoon

5. Pavagadh:

Pavagadh hill is a major attraction because of the Mahakali Mata Mandir located at the top. You can go there by stairs or by boarding a rope way. It is believed that the thumb of Goddess Parvati was dropped there, and since then worshippers from all over the world visit the temple to take blessings.

  • Visiting Hours: Everyday – 06:00 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Ropeway charges
  • Best Season: Monsoon

6. Akota Bridge:

Adding beauty to Vadodara city, Akota bridge was inaugurated in the year 2016 that connects the city’s main part from one end to another. From the Akota bridge, you get to see the tomb of Laxmi Vilas Palace, and it is the hangout destination of friends.

  • Visiting Hours: Everyday, anytime
  • Entry Fee: No fees
  • Best Season: Any season

7. Inorbit Mall:

Vadodara’s biggest mall is the Inorbit Mall. The best place to shop different brands like Nike, Puma, get thai spa, watch movies, play games, and eat food at the mall with your favorite people.

  • Visiting Hours: Everyday, anytime
  • Entry Fee: No fees
  • Best Season: Any season

8. Mangal Bazaar:

Explore the real Gujarat in the Mangal Bazar. From buying Chanya Choli to having Khaman Dhokla, you can get the real feel of Gujarat by staying between them. Mangal Bazaar is the biggest market in the city which is closed on Monday. On rest days, you can easily explore the old city.

  • Visiting Hours: Everyday, anytime
  • Entry Fee: No fees
  • Best Season: Any season

9. Sasuma Gujarati Thali:

If you want to eat authentic Gujarati food, then you have to visit Sasuma Gujarati Thali located in various areas of the city like Alkpauri, Dhaboi, Waghodia and more. No wonder, in case you don’t like the food, you have other options as well. But, it is assured that once you eat gujju food, you are going to eat it repeatedly.

  • Visiting Hours: Everyday – 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: No fees
  • Best Season: Any season

10. Sindhrot:

Sindhroat is a small river located in the outskirts of Vadodara city. There is nothing to explore but it is one of the major attractions because of the beautiful sight that you see. Especially during the monsoon, it is one of the most beautiful places to visit.

  • Visiting Hours: Everyday – 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: No fees
  • Best Season: Monsoon.

Have fun in Gujarat!

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