Raopura Tower so called Maharani Chimnabai tower is located in Vadodara (Baroda) City which has a clock fitted on top and also has design of Chhatris above the clock. The Tower is designed in Indo-Saracenic style and was erected in Year 1896 from funds contributed by the citizens of Baroda in memory of Maharani Chimnabai (1864-1885), the first wife of the Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III.
Raopura (Chimnabai) Tower
The tower was inaugurated by last Nawab of Baroda, Mir Kamaluddin Hussainkhan. The clock used to play a music every 15 minutes. Chimnabai Tower used to be the Central Place of the Old Fort. Also in earlier days, Trams were used as transportation service which was available in Raopura Area. This clock tower provides an opportunity to see the timings from all the four directions.