Popularly known as the City of Victory, Vijayawada is the capital city of Andhra Pradesh. The beautiful city is located on the banks of Krishna River and serves as prominent destination for commerce and trade. It is also an emerging tourism destination in Krishna district and enjoys great religious significance. You can book Vijayawada holiday packages to explore the beauty of this place.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Kanaka Durga Temple:
Situated on Indrakiladri Hill, Kanaka Durga Temple is the most popular temple enjoying panoramic view of Vijayawada. The main deity of the temple is Kanaka Durga, who is regarded as the Goddess of power, riches and benevolence. The temple features various inscriptions inside that represent diverse dynasties.
Prakasam Barrage was constructed in 1957 and enjoys the wonderful sight of the city with its colossal size across Krishna River. It comprises both railway track and road.
Earlier served as an orphanage, Gundala Church is also known as St. Mary's Church. It is located on the eastern side of the town over a hillock. The church celebrates an annual event known as 'Our Lady of Lourdes' amidst hundreds of people.
The Gandhi Stupa:
Gandhi Stupa is positioned on Gandhi Hill and the first memorial built in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi in the whole country. One can see here his teachings inscribed on stone slabs. Some other attractions of the hill are Gandhi Memorial Library, Planetarium, and Sound and Light Show.
It is a significant sacred place in Vijayawada that houses a holy relic of Prophet Mohammad to be exhibited once during year. People from all over the place come to visit this at the mosque.
Akkana and Madanna Caves:
Built in the 17th century, Akkana and Madanna Caves are the rock-cut caves that are accompanied by one more cave dating back to the 2nd century. The cave houses trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara.
Victoria Jubilee Regional Museum:
Set up by the State Archaeological Department, Victoria Jubilee Regional Museum displays stunning sculptures, beautiful paintings, several idols, weapons, variety of crockery and inscriptions dating back to the 1st and 2nd centuries.