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Vadodara, literally the 'city of banyan trees', was once the capital of the princely state of the Gaekwads and is now popular as the cultural capital of Gujarat . In 1947, when India gained independence and all princely were abolished, it became a part of the state of Gujarat . A pleasant, medium-sized city formerly known as Baroda , Vadodara has palaces, temples, parks, lakes and monuments. The city's Fine Arts College is exceptional and attracts students from all over India and abroad.

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Vadodara Tourist Attractions
Pratap Villas Palace

Built as the residence of the royal family, the Pratap Vilas is an extravagant and flamboyant building in the Indo-Saracenic style. The palace houses a remarkable collection of old armoury and sculptures in bronze, marble and terra cotta.

The Baroda Museum and Art Gallery

Founded by the Gaekwad in 1894, it has impressive collections on Art and Archaeology, Natural History, Geology and Ethnology. The adjoining Art Gallery has a great collection of European old Masters Veronese, Giordano, Zurbaran; some Flemish and Dutch school paintings Turner and Constable a collection of Mughal miniatures; and valuable palm-leaf manuscripts of Buddhist and Jain origin.

Maharaja Fateli Singh Museum

This is the royal collection of art treasures of old masters like Raphael, Titian and Murillo as well as modern western and Indian painting Graeco-Roman exhibits, Chinese and Japanese art and a large collection of contemporary Indian art. The family vault of the Gaekwad rules. It is decorated with murals by the famous Indian artist, Nandlal Bose.

Nazarbaug Palace

Built in old classical style, the palace was used on ceremonial occasions by the Gaekwads. It now houses the royal family heirlooms.

Laxmi Vilas Palace

The Royal Family's residence is an extravagant building in Indo- Saracenic style.

 
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