Thursday, July 2, 2020
Andhra Pradesh

Tourism


Vijayawada

VijayawadaVijayawada, the heart of Andhra Pradesh, also known as Bezawada, is located on the banks of the Krishna River, 257km from Hyderabad. It is bounded by Indrakiladri hills on the West and Budameru River on the North.  Historically it is considered as the cultural and political centre of the state.

It was an important centre of the Vishnukundin rulers in the 5C -6C and the headquarters of the Early Chalukyas of Badami. The climate of Vijayawada is tropical in nature with hot summers and moderate winters. The best time to visit this place is Septemeber to February. The most luscious mangoes, the king of fruits, are grown here and the region is renowned for its tradition of pickle making. Today it is a thriving business centre and a convenient base from which to visit varied historical sites.

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image    Tourist Attractions
» Akkana and Madanna Caves » Mogalrajapuram Caves » Prakasam Barrage
» Undavalli Caves
 
image   Churches
» Gundala Mata Shrine
 
image   Dams, Lakes, Beaches and Waterfalls
» Kolleru Lake » Manginapudi Beach
 
image   Fairs, Festivals and Events
» Krishna Pushkaram
 
image   Forts, Palaces, Monuments and Museums
» Amaravati Museum » Kondapalli Fort » Victoria Jubilee Museum
 
image   Getaways
» Amaravati » Chandavaram » Ghantasala
» Hamsala Deevi » Jaggayapetta » Kuchipudi
» Machilipatnam
 
image   Islands
» Bhavani Island
 
image   Mosques
» Hazrat Bal Mosque
 
image   Parks, Gardens and Zoos
» Dr.B.R. Amedkar and Raghavaiah Park » GVS Shastry Park » K.L. Rao Park
» Rajiv Gandhi Park » VMC-Sibar Disneyland
 
image   Shopping
» Kalamkari Work » Kondapalli Toys » Mangalagiri Handlooms
 
image   Temples
» Gandhi Stupa » Kanaka Durga Temple » Lakshmi Narasimha Temple