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Vadodara travel guide

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You're Going to Love Vadodara

Vadodara is one of Gujarat's most appealing cities, with fine food, elegant palaces, and bustling bazaars. But what elevates it above other destinations is the ruined medieval city of Champaner, a short drive away and one of India's most fascinating historical attractions.

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When to Visit Vadodara

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For the best sightseeing conditions, head to Vadodara between February and March, and from October to December. Temperatures should be around 80 degrees (not scorching as in the summer months).

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How to Get to Vadodara

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Where to Stay in Vadodara

High-quality city center options include the WelcomHotel Vadodara, the Royal Orchid Central, and the Gateway Hotel Akota Gardens, all of which have gyms, restaurants, and plenty of amenities.

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Shopping Streets

Nava Bajar is the best shopping area, and is bursting with colorful fabric vendors and craft stores. Be sure to check out the camel leather accessories as well - a local specialty.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets include D-Mart and Reliance Fresh, and prices are low. Expect to pay around ₹180 for a gallon of milk.

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Where to Eat in Vadodara

The most elegant and upmarket place in town is probably Peshawri, but other highlights include Mandap: the Authentic Gujarati Thali in the Hotel Express Towers, and Barbeque Nation. The cost of a meal should be around ₹150.

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