Infrastructure & Landmarks
   
 
India’s first National Expressway connects Vadodara with Ahmadabad in the north and its extension to Mumbai in the south and the industrial belt of Dahej, Ankhleshwar and Savli
   
Vadodara is a fine example of efficient town planning and remarkable architecture with 55 gardens
   
The city is one major rail and road arteries joining Mumbai with New Delhi and hence as known as ‘the Gateway to the Golden Corridor’.
   
National Highway No.8 passes through the city.
   
All superfast and express trains In the western region halt at Vadodara Railway Station which celebrated its 150th year recently.
   
Vadodara has one of the first airports of India, since the time of aristrocracy and is one of the model airports, now amongst tier 2 cities of India, having direct connectivity with major metros of India
   
• Vadodara has rich cultural heritage and the honour of being the education capital of Gujarat as well as being the Garden city of Gujarat
   
Over 8,000 children sketched a 4.2 km-long painting on traffic issues, which has claimed recognition in the Guinness Book as the world’s longest painting in 2009