Sayaji Baug, also known as Kamati Baug is situated on river Vishwamitri. It was built by SayajiRoa III in 1879 A.D. and covers an extensive area of 113 acres. It contains an excellent Zoo, Museum and Picture Gallery, a Small Museum of Health and Hygiene. Band Stand is the finest part of the park with green carpet of lawns interspersed by paths Greeco Roman and other sculptures placed on pedestals at intervals. The park with fountains, lawns and trees is a beautiful corner of Vadodara. It is well looked after by the Municipal Corporation and further added its beauty by installing a floral clock and a fine building for a planetarium. This park has become a recreation centre and a fine beauty spot in Vadodara.
Ajwa Brindavan Pattern Garden
Situated at a distance of 23 kms. from Vadodara Ajwa is an ideal place for weekend picnic. Sayaji Sarovar which has been a chief source of water supply to the city is situated here. Spending a few minutes by the side of a lake is a matter of experience. The Municipal Corporation of Vadodara has prepared a beautiful garden by the side of the Ajwa lake which is resembling with the Vrindavan Garden of Mysore. Illuminated fountains are operated on every Saturday, Sunday, Monday and other public holidays. A separate musical fountain is a majour attraction for the visitors. The entire garden seems to havd turned in to a fairy land when all the fountains are illuminated in the evening. Regular S.T. buses, Private buses and auto rickshaws are available.
A beautiful garden stripe and a picnic spot for city people. It is the second most popular garden of the city.
Situated in Raopura area this lovely garden has excellent lawns, flowerbeds and row of trees. It was laid out to commemorate the silver jubilee of Sir Sayajirao III In its center is a circular wooden pavilion to the west of which is a compassionate colossal statue of Lord Buddha meditating and sitting crossed legs in lotus.