At its vibrant best
Coinciding with Navratri, the nine-night long festival of dance and light, Switch provides you an opportunity to immerse yourself in a cultural experience unlike any other. Home to some of the most beautiful heritage sites and ancient architecture, Vadodara is considered to be a pillar of Indo-Saracenic architecture. The Lakshmi Vilas Palace, the venerable Nyay Mandir or even the nearby Pavagadh, offer beautiful and ancient architectural sights.
Considered to be a gastronomic delight, it would be near sacrilege if you were to visit Gujarat without having tried its many culinary wonders. Take a stroll down the old city and snack at some of the oldest snack shops in the city or try the Gujarati Thali. The nine-nights of Navratri offer an even bigger bouquet of delights. Join in or witness from the sidelines the biggest dance festival in the world. Watch as thousands sway to the beats of old folk songs decked up in colourful traditional outfits. The world’s longest dance festival, is something you would not want to miss.
The nine-nights of Navratri offer an even bigger bouquet of delights
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a shopper's paradise
It is during Navratri that the local bazaars, malls and fashion boutiques across the state overflow with Gujarati outfits and handicrafts. One can indulge in some amazing street shopping across major cities and grab some fine handicrafts including pottery, Kutchi fabrics and traditional Pagadis. You can get your hands on wonderful and vivid 'chaniya cholis', attractive metal jewelry, men's kurtas, heavy handicraft duppattas and kutchi kotis, anklets, beaded necklaces and more during these nine days.