22.311973.18861 Baroda Museum & Picture Gallery, Dak Bunglaw (Sayaji Baug Garden). 10:30am - 5pm. The museum displays Indian musical instruments, Mughal miniatures, sculptures, textiles and objects from Japan, Tibet, Nepal, Egypt. The museum's artifacts were collected by Maharaja Sayajirao, devoted to travel. The Picture Gallery displays paintings by British artists, also from Sayajirao's private collection
22.3314473.1919332 The EME temple. Vadodara is quite serene. It was built by the Military and one can enjoy a pleasant hour in its premises.
22.29213573.1938113 Fateh Singh Museum, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg (housed within the Maharaja's palace). The royal family of Baroda has a notable collection of his works. Apart from these, there are many art works of masters collected and commissioned by Maharaja Sayajirao. If you are art lover, keep aside a day for the palace and museum. The museum itself is in the palace premises. to view several Raja Ravi Verma originals
22.27781373.2066814 Hazira Maqbara (Qutubuddin Tomb), Tagore Rd/Vaijnath Mahadev Marg crossing (Danteshwar area). The mausoleum contains the graves of Qutb-ud-din Muhammad Khan and his son Naurang Khan. It is an octagonal structure in the style of Mughal tombs.
22.29653573.2012855 Khanderao Market. Another palatial building created by Sayajirao III in 1906 at a cost of 3 lakhs. It was a present by him to the Municipality to mark the Silver Jubilee as his administration. The offices of Vadodara Municipal Corporation are located in this building
22.3074873.19116 Kirti Mandir (Temple of Fame). the cenotaph of the Maharajas of Baroda
Laxmi Vilas Palace
22.293873.19167 Laxmi Vilas Palace, ☎ +91 265 242 6372. Tu-Su 11AM-5PM. To view the palace you must ask for a permit from the Maharaja’s secretary in the palace office or call the above phone. The imposing palace was built in the Indo-Saracenic tradition, with an eclectic mix of Indian, Islamic, and European elements by Maharaja Sayajirao III in 1890. Major Charles Mant was the architect. The interior, full of multi-colored marble and mosaic tile , include a museum, containing portraits of the Royal family and original paintings by Raja Ravi Varma.
22.31099773.1837368 Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU). The world-famous Maharaja Sayajirao University has one of the largest campuses in Gujarat, full of beautiful historical buildings including Kala Bhavan, a former palace which is pictured in this article.
22.24219873.1957379 Makarpura Palace, Himmat Nagar, Marutidham Society (Close to the airport). not open to the public. The former royal summer palace now houses a training school by the Indian Air Force. It's a magnificent building modeled after Italian Renaissance prototypes, well worth a sight from outside
22.31823873.1191110 Sevasi Vaav (Sevasi Well) (just beside the Sevasi Bus Stand). Stepped well with some beautiful carvings on its pillars
22.30373.197311 Surya Narayan Temple (oppos. the Main Post Office, Raopura Area). The oldest temple of the city.
22.302573.199112 Tambekar Wada, Tambeaker Road, Dandia Bazar (Raopura Area). The private mansion (Haveli) of a chief minister (diwan) of Baroda who lived during the last Mughal Empire. It's a wooden four-story building notable for its miniature-style painted murals, depicting scenes from Lord Krishna’s life, from the Mahabharata, and from the Anglo-Maratha war. Tambekarwada is a heritage monument under the protection of the Archaeological Survey of India. Only a small part of the historical mansion is open to the public
The Old City
22.30116573.2105313 Central Library Baroda, Fatepura Road, ☎ +91 265 241 5713. One of the oldest public libraries in India.
22.2966873.21058214 Gendi Gate, Gendi Gate Rd, Moghul Wada. One of the few survived gateways to the old city.
22.30013573.21069115 Mandvi Gate, Fatepura Road, Mandvi Gate Circle.
22.30042973.21166416 Nazar Baug Palace, Panigate Road, Chhipwad. Only guided tour from 9AM-6PM. a former royal guesthouse now converted into the Railway Staff college. The palace is scheduled to be demolished in early 2015.
22.29968773.20593417 Nyaya Mandir (Temple of Justice), MG Rd.