Vijayawada, situated in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh is encircled by water bodies on its three sides and a mountain on the fourth side, giving the city a magnificent picturesque beauty. The city is situated on the banks of the Krishna river which keeps running on its southern side while the Budameru river on its north.
The Bay of Bengal lies on the east of Vijayawada and Indrakeeladri Mountain on is on the west. Kondapalli Reserve Forest, which gives the city succulent green freshness. The word Vijayawada signifies “Land of conquest” and is called after the goddess of the city Kanaka Durga, who is known by the name of Vijaya. The city Vijayawada is one of the popular tourist destinations of India and is well known for its pulpy mangoes, various kinds of sweet delicacies and manifold graceful waterfalls.
Attractions: Kanaka Durga Temple, Bhavani Island, Prakasam Barrage, Undavalli Caves, Kondapalli Fort, Suryalanka Beach – Bapatla, Vodarevu Beach – Chirala, Kolleru Lake & Sanctuary.
Best Time to visit: November to February.
Peak Season: November to February.
How to Reach
- By Air: City has own airport is known as Vijayawada airport and at situated at a distance of 19 km at heart of city Gannavaram.
- By Road: The buses connect the city with all major cities of the state and also adjacent states. Also, private buses and rental cabs or taxis are easily available to reach here.
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