8 Places to Visit in Vadodara (Ticket & Timing)

Explore The City – Vadodara:

Vadodara city has some of the best tourist sight-seeing places. If you want to plan a fun trip with your family or friends for a quick escape then here is places in this Vadodara. 

Vadodara is also Known as “Baroda”. It is the 3rd number Largest and Fastest Growing City of Gujarat, India. Vadodara city Located at the side of river Vishwamitri. 

Vadodara is also known with the name of “Sanskari nagari”Vadodara to Ahmedabad Distance is around 110km and the distance from Gandhinagar the Capital of Gujarat is around 140km.

List of Places to Visit in Vadodara

1) Sayaji Baug Zoo

Sayaji Baug Zoo

Sayaji Baug is also known as “Kamati Baug”. It is one of the largest gardens in India. There are many Spices trees in this Garden. It is well maintained by Vadodara Municipal Corporation. There are three entry gates in this Garden.

In Sayaji Baug the Zoo was Opened as a Part of Original Sayaji baug garden in 1879. There are 165 types of 1100 animals of Different Sizes and Shapes.

The place also has a bird Zoo which has many different types of Birds. 

It also has an Aquarium It Contains 45 types of Fishes and Toy Train also there.

In the Garden the Floral Clock is the attraction Point it has a 20ft Diameter Dial. Machinery of this moving Clock is Underground and gives a natural Clock look.

How to reach Sayaji baug Zoo:

The Distance from Railway Station is : Around 2 km

The Distance from Bus Station is : Around 1.5 km

Timing : Every Thursday ClosedGarden Timing : 5:00AM to 11:00PM

Train Timing : 10:00AM to 10:00PMZoo Timing : 10:00 to 6:00PM

Entry Fees : 

Zoo : RS. 10/Adult & RS. 5/Child

Toy Train : RS. 40/Adult & RS. 20/Child

2) Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum

Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum

Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum is situated next to the famous Laxmi Vilas Palace. There are many Historical Palaces in Vadodara. It was originally built as a school for Maharaja’s Children. This Building was Considered as a museum in 1961. 

This beautiful building of a museum is throwing back the Indian-Saracenic architecture. The Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum now has a collection of a wide range of antiques and art work pieces that belong to the royal Maratha Family.

It has a collection of flawless marbles and bronze sculptures.

How to reach Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum :

The Distance from Railway Station is : Around 5 km

The Distance from Bus Station is : Around 4 km

Timing : Every Monday Closed

Museum Timing : 10:00AM to 5:30PM

Entry Fees : 

Indian : RS. 150

Foreigners : RS. 300

3) Sur Sagar Lake

Sur Sagar Lake

Sur Sagar Lake nowadays is known as the Chandan Talav. The lake was re-designed and re-constructed in the middle of the 18th Century to extend it. 

During the digging of the ground of the lake area in 1990 an classical temple was found at the base of the lake.The lake has underground gates that helps in case of flooding of the lake.

A 120 feet tall standing statue of Lord Shiva in the middle of the lake. The statue is decorated with lights on every Mahashivratri and other religious festivals.

Boating in the sur sagar lake is permitted at nominal fees for Visitors.

How to reach Sur Sagar Lake :

The Distance from Railway Station is : Around 3.3 km

The Distance from Bus Station is : Around 3 km

Timing : 8:00AM to 7:00PM

Entry Fees : NIL (Boating Charges Extra)

4) Sindhrot Check Dam

Sindhrot Check Dam

Sindhrot Check Dam is Located at Mahi River near Sindhrot Village. Sindhrot Check Dam is a nice picnic place for all ages. Here are some little shops that are available for snacks.

How to reach Sindhrot Check Dam :

The Distance from Railway Station is : Around 14 km

The Distance from Bus Station is : Around 15 km

Timing : 8:00AM to 7:30PM

Entry Fees : NIL

5) Fun Time Arena (Amusement Park)

Fun Time Arena

Fun Time Arena is Amusement Park for whole Family entertainment. This Amusement park is pocket friendly for Visitors.

Rain Dance, Water rides, Water Splash, Swimming Pool are there. For kids its best entertainment because kids rides are also available. For a Couple Candle light Dinner is also available.

Their Special water zones are allowed for both children and elder. Their Restaurant provides multi cuisine Dishes.

Don’t forget your Swimming Costume for going there.

How to reach Fun Time Arena :

The Distance from Railway Station is : Around 8.9 km

The Distance from Bus Station is : Around 9.1 km

Timing : 11:00AM to 10:00PM

Entry Fees : 

Monday to Friday : RS.200

Saturday & Sunday :RS.250

6) Nimeta Garden

Nimeta Garden

Nimeta garden’s well maintained lawn with tall palm trees and colorful shrubs has become a popular Picnic place. The crowd-pulled here is the 100 meter row of aligned musical fountains that saw the colorful shades in Water in Night.

There are Rides, Swings and Sliders for Children. Please carry a water bottle with you if you spend more time in the garden.

This garden is enjoyed by adults and kids both.

How to reach Nimeta Garden :

The Distance from Railway Station is : Around 16 km

The Distance from Bus Station is : Around 17 km

Garden Timing : 8:00AM to 9:00PM

Regular Fountain :

March to October : 7:00PM to 9:00PM

November to February : 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Musical Fountain :

March to October : 6:30PM, 7:15PM, 8:00PM

November to February : 7:30PM, 8:15PM, 9:00PM

Entry Fees : 

Above 12 Years : RS.20

5-12 Years : RS.15

Below 5 Years : Free

7) Surya Narayan Mandir

Surya Narayan Mandir

Surya Narayan Mandir is a Hindu Temple located at Just opposite to Kharivav General Post Office. It is one of the historical temples and must be visited in Vadodara.

This Temple is dedicated to Surya Bhagwan and most legendary temples of Vadodara.

There is a beautiful garden at Mandir. This Temple was built with yellow Stones during the reign of Shri Govindrao Gaekwad before 200 years.

The Statue of Elephant in the Compound is very impressive. In this temple the morning rays of Sun directly enter into the temple.

How to reach Surya Narayan Mandir :

The Distance from Railway Station is : Around 2.5 km

The Distance from Bus Station is : Around 2.8 km

Timing : 7:00AM to 7:00PM

Entry Fees : NIL

8) EME Temple

EME Temple

Many beautiful places to visit in vadodara but this temple is unique , Full form of EME is Electrical and Mechanical Corps. EME Temple is an aluminium-clad abode, Constructed at the intersection of modern. Shortage of Electrical and Mechanical Corps, the EME Temple is a symbol of the secularity practised in Indian Army.

The Kalash On the top is a symbol of Hinduism. The Dom symbol of Islam. The Tower signifies Christianity. The Golden top of the Tower symbol of Buddhism. The entrance signifies Jainism. These different architectures show different regions in one temple.

This Temple is the idol of Lord Shiva with Lord Ganesha. There is also a silver architecture with words “Om Namah Shivay”. It is also Known as “Dakshinamurthy” Temple.

Tips for Going to EME Temple

  • Carry your Valid Proof ID
  • Mobile Phones and Cameras not allowed.
  • Pets are not allowed

How to reach EME Temple :

The Distance from Railway Station is : Around 5 km

The Distance from Bus Station is : Around 4.2 km

Timing : 6:30AM to 8:30PM (Closed on Tuesday Evening)

Entry Fees : NIL

How do you reach Vadodara (Baroda)

By Bus : 

You can get a GSRTC bus from any city of Gujarat and from Some famous cities you can get GSRTC Volvo bus to reach Vadodara. Some private travel agents also provide bus services for Vadodara.

By Train :

You can get IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) Services to reach Vadodara.

By Road :

You can reach Vadodara with self drive Car or Book an affordable Car Rental Services for Vadodara. From Ahmedabad to Vadodara it’s a very neat and Clean 6 lane National Highway.

By Air :

Vadodara is an International airport situated North- east of Vadodara. Vadodara airport is the 3rd Busiest airport in Gujarat.

Hope, you are enjoying the reading and exploring the more Places to visit in Ahmedabad. If you are enthusiastic to travel more in less time than you can go to Ahmedabad it is 100 km away from Vadodara.

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