Vadodara, being the capital of the erstwhile Gaekwads, is the cultural capital of Gujarat. Prime attractions include the Lukshmi Vilas Palace, Tambekar Wada, the museum, Kamatibaug Zoo, Sur Sagar, Mandvi & Lehripura Gates, the old city and many other interesting sites, remarkably rich in history. It is a booming hub of industry today with many of the top global brands setting up shop in the periphery of the city.