At a distance of 2.5 km from Vadodara Railway Station, Surya Mandir is a Hindu temple located in Vadodara, Gujarat. Just opposite to Kharivav General Post Office, it is one of the historical temples in Vadodara and among the important places to visit in Baroda.
Dedicated to Surya Bhagwan, Surya Narayan Mandir is one of the most legendary temples of Vadodara. The temple is situated amidst the lush green surroundings of Surya Narayan Baug. Built with yellow stones, the temple was erected by Raoji Aapaji Deewan during the reign of Shri Govindrao Gaekwad before 200 Years. There is a black Elephant statue in the temple compound which is quite impressive. The temple was built in a way that the morning rays of sun directly enter into the temple.