Vijayawada is also named as “Bezawada”, which is about 257 km from Hyderabad and is situated on the banks of River Krishna, and is surrounded by hills and River. Some of the places to visit in Vijayawada are:

The Gandhi Stupa: It is about 15.8 ft height and stands on Gandhi Hill, which was previously known as “Orr Hill”. It was built in remembrance of Mahatma Gandhi and was inaugurated by the former Prime Minister of India, Late Lal Bahadur Shastri in the year 1968. It has the teachings of Gandhi engraved on stone blocks. The Gandhi memorial Library, planetarium and light and sound adds attractions to this place.

Akkana and Madanna Caves: On the way to the Kanakadurga Temple, there is a rock-cut caves, which are devotee to Madanna and Akkana, who were ministers in the court of Abdul Hasan Tanashah in the 17th century.

Near to that, there is another cave that dates back to the 2nd century BC, which hosts the Hindu threesome of Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara.

Kanaka Durga Temple: The goddess of power, wealth and benevolence is well-advised the controlling divinity of Vijayawada. The temple is located on top hill of Indrakiladri. The deity in the Kanaka Durga temple is graded as Swayambhu or self-manifested, hence is considered as very powerful. It is believed that Adi Sankara visited this temple and set up the Sri Chakra here.

Rajiv Gandhi Park: It is walkable distance from the new Vijayawada bus stand, this is an informative park containing built-up structures of pre-historic animals and dinosaurs, with a playing area where you can spend time learning and relaxing.

Malleswaraswami Temple: Next to the Kanakadurga temple is the shrine of Malleswara Swamy on the Indrakiladri hill.

Mallikarjuna is known in the Puranas is said to have been setted up by Yudhishthira, the eldest of the Panch Pandavas, as a symbol of victory of the South.

Mogalrajapuram Caves: Just about 5 km from Vijayawada is the Mogalarajapuram caves having three cave temples. Out of the 3 cave temples built here only one is still in better condition with the idols of Lord Vinayaka, Nataraja and others. The Ardhanareeshwara Murthy found here is considered as the only one of its kind in South India.

How to reach Vijayawada: By Air:

The nearest airport is the domestic airport situated at Gannavaram that is located about 20 km from the city. It connects to Hyderabad and Vishakhapatnam. It just takes 30 minutes to reach Hyderabad. You can easily get cheap air tickets from travel companies who provides you some good deals for traveling. They not only provide Cheap Air Ticket , but also provides bus and train tickets online as well as hotel accommodation Cheap Domestic Air Tickets .

By Rail:

Located along the Chennai-Delhi and Chennai- Howrah rail route, Vijayawada has the biggest railway station of the South Central Railway. There are a number of super fast and express trains, connecting Vijayawada with almost all the major places of the India.

By Road:

The city has a good communication of roads that connects Vijayawada with all the places within the state and also with important cities in India Online Bus Booking .

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