Vadodara or Baroda is situated on the banks of the Vishwamitri River in Gujarat. Home of two thousand years old archaeological remains. These relics show that there used to be a small settlement called Ankottaka, which is now known as Akota, among the clumps of the Akola tree.Vadodara is replete with sites of historical importance. You can enjoy walking here in Kadia Dungar Caves, Lakshmi Vilas Mahal, Nazarbag Mahal, Makarpura Mahal, Sri Aurobindo Niwas, Ankottaka, Sayaji Bagh, Sursagar Talab, Dabhoi and Chhota Udaipur. Apart from this, natural parks like the Wadhwana Wetland and Eco campsites offer excellent options for viewing migratory birds. If you wish, you can also visit Sankheda, known for its technique of lacquer in furniture and craft products. Here you can see the process of lacquer or buy craft products. Vadodara becomes a must-visit city due to the cultural activities and natural variations that existed since the Gaekwad period. Vadodara has a tropical savanna climate.Apart from this, there used to be a locality in a thick forest of the Banyan tree, known as Vadapatra. The word Vadodara is derived from Vatodar, which means the stomach of a banyan tree. Later it was named Baroda during the British rule lasted for a long time, and then it became Vadodara. In the old days, there were four entrances to this city, still can be seen today. Vadodara was Ruled by the Chalukya dynasty, Solanki, Baghel, and Sultans of Delhi, and Gujarat. Maratha commander Pilaji Gaikwad was one of the rulers who developed the region and started a new chapter in the history of Vadodara. The city of Vadodara has preserved the cultural heritage in an unmatched way, making it also known as the city of culture.The culture of Vadodara is very rich, and it is very famous for celebrating Garba throughout Gujarat, the celebration of Garba celebrated with singing, dancing, lights at the local Garba grounds, and Garba dance often continues even after midnight. Some of the other festivals celebrated here are Diwali, Uttarayan, Holi, Eid, Gudi Parva, and Ganesh Chaturthi.