It is one of the oldest & prime location. It is a residence of many prominent & fine cultured wealthy families from the time of late Shree Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad. Quality of living in Alkapuri is the topmost compare to other area of Vadodara.
Vadodara, also known as Baroda, is located on the banks of the Vishwamitri river. It is the third largest city of Gujarat and is an important industrial, cultural and educational hub of western India.
Vadodara has a vibrant history, since the era of Royal Gackwad family, it has been a hub of Architecture, Arts and literature, The city is the site of the lakshmi Vilas Palace, the residance of the Maharaja of Baroda. It is also the home of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (Vadodara), the largest university in Gujarat. The city houses several institutions of national and regional imporatance, Hence,it has been bestowed the title of "kala Nagari".