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Vijayawada Travel Guide

The historical and culture holidays city of Vijayawada renowned for juicy mangoes, tongue watering sweets and plentitude of beautiful springs is the third largest city of the state Andhra Pradesh in India and is also called as Bezawada. The city of Vijayawada is located on the banks of the famous River Krishna in the south, the Budameru River on its northern side, the Bay of Bengal on its eastern side and Indrakeeladri Mountain in the western side. Vijayawada, literally connotes “place of victory”, is a very significant culture holidays tourist destination of South India, having the status of being the largest railway junction in South India. Vijayawada is located in the extent of the Madras-Howrah and Madras-Delhi rail routes and national highways 5 and 9 touch the city.

Primarily populated by agricultural community, numerous canals going through this historical city irrigate the farm land all around the Krishna delta. Vijayawada is a substantial trade and commerce hub and a significant administrative center of Krishna District. Vijayawada was an inherent part of Vijayanagar Empire under the great king Sri Krishna Devarayar.

Vijayawada is referred in captions and myths. It is conceived that Lord Shiva blest Arjuna, great warrior of epic Mahabharata, placed at the top of a hill renowned as lndrakeeladri and Arjuna made Vijayawada. Another myth states that Goddess Durga relaxed in this holy place after destroying a Rakshasha and hence the name Land of Victory or Vijayawada. This place attracts lots of tourists, main tourist attractions are Undavalli Caves, Prakasam Barrage, Gandhi Stupa on Gandhi Hill, The Mogalarajapuram Caves and Kanakadurga Temple.



 
   
 
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