VADODARA or BARODA, Gujarat state's third largest city, is situated on the banks of the river Vishwamitri. It was earlier the capital city of the Gaekwad state. The word Vadodara is derived from the word 'Vadodar'. This Sanskrit word means 'the stomach of the banyan tree'. Later during British rule this name transformed into Baroda and was known so until recently it returned to the original name. The city is also called as the 'Sanskari Nagari' or 'The City of Culture' because of its unprecedented patronage of culture.
September is fag end of monsoon. Vadodara remains partially cloudy and occasional 1-2 showers can be expected. Maximum temperature will range between 28-330 C during this period.
Vadodara has some historical and cultural heritages like the Royal Laxmi Vilas Palace, Maharaja Sayaji Rao museum, Shri Aurobindo
niwas, EME temple, Kamatibaug and many others. Unesco World Heritage Site of Champaner and Pavagadh are also nearby. The Statue
of Unity is roughly 90 kms from Vadodara, which usually takes 2 hours. Famous holy places of Gujarat like Dakor, Pavagadh etc. are
located around Vadodara.
You can know more about Vadodara on web page of Gujarat Tourism , http://www.gujarattourism.com/hub/4