Vijayawada

Best Tourist Places In Vijayawada

Vijayawada, formerly known as Bezawada, is a city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Located about 350 km south west of state's administrative capital Visakhapatnam, 275 km east of Hyderabad and 450 km north of Chennai. It lies on the banks of Krishna river surrounded by the hills of Eastern Ghats known as Indrakeeladri Hills in Krishna district. It geographically lies on the center spot of Andhra Pradesh. The city has been described as the commercial and educational capital of Andhra Pradesh, second largest city in Andhra Pradesh and is one of the fastest growing urban areas in India.Vijayawada is considered to be a sacred place for residing one of the most visited and famous temples of Andhra Pradesh and India, Kanaka Durga Temple of Hindu Goddess Durga. It also serves as the ritual host of Pushkaram of River Krishna.
Prakasam Barrage

Prakasam Barrage

The Prakasam Barrage stretches 1223.5 m across the Krishna River connecting Krishna and Guntur districts. The barrage serves also as a road bridge and spans over a lake. The three canals associated with the barrage run through the city of...
Undavalli Caves

Undavalli Caves

The Undavalli Caves, a monolithic example of Indian rock-cut architecture and one of the finest testimonials to ancient viswakarma sthapathis, are located in Undavalli of Guntur district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The caves are located 6 km...
Rajiv Gandhi Park

Rajiv Gandhi Park

Rajiv Gandhi National Park is a national park located in Rameswaram of Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Its area is about 2.4 square kilometers of tropical dry deciduous forest mostly growing on a sandy soil. It lies on the north...
Kondapalli Fort

Kondapalli Fort

Kondapalli Fort, also locally known as Kondapalli Kota, is located in the Krishna district. This historical fort also known as Kondapalli Quilla was built by Prolaya Vema Reddy of Reddi Kingdom during the 14th century CE. It was initially built...
Mangalagiri Reserved Forest

Mangalagiri Reserved Forest

Mangalagiri is a model town in Guntur district situated between the twin cities of Vijayawada and Guntur of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a major suburb region of the cities of Vijayawada and Guntur. It is currently...
KL Rao Park

KL Rao Park

Kanuru Lakshmana Rao was an Indian engineer and a Padma Bhushan awardee who served as the Union Minister of Irrigation & Power and Member of Parliament for Vijayawada from 1962 to 1977.
Bhavani Island

Bhavani Island

Bhavani Island situated in the midst of the Krishna River, at Vijayawada. It is located at the upstream of Prakasam Barrage and is considered one of the largest river islands in India, with an area of 133 acres . It...
Bapu Museum

Bapu Museum

The Bapu Museum is an archaeological museum, located at M. G. Road of Vijayawada. It was renamed in the memory of the renowned film director, illustrator, cartoonist and author Bapu . The museum is maintained by the Archaeological department and...
Mahatma Gandhi Hill

Mahatma Gandhi Hill

The Gandhi Hill is a hill in Vijayawada, situated behind the Vijayawada railway station in the Tarapet area. A Gandhi Memorial, built on this hill, is the first in the country to have seven stupas. The hill is also popularly...
Akkanna Madanna Caves

Akkanna Madanna Caves

Akkana Madanna cave temple is a rock-cut cave temple in Vijayawada of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is situated at the foothill of the Indrakeeladri temple known for Kanaka Durga Temple. It is one of the centrally protected...