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Things to do in Vijayawada

Vijaywada is primarily a business town, but that does not mean that it lacks in things to do here. There are two temple of note that one can visit here and if you are looking for souvenirs to take home buy a kalamkari painting or two. A little out of town is the old Buddhist centre of Amravati or if you have an interest in the arts, do make a visit to Kuchipudi where the dance form of the same name originated.

Sightseeing in Vijayawada


Sightseeing in Vijayawada includes paying homage at its two main temples.

The Kanakdurga Temple on Indrakeeladri Hill is a ‘must- see’ in Vijayawada.

Shopping in Vijayawada


The main shopping areas in Vijaywada are MG Road, Besant Road and Kondapalli. Mangalagiri saris and Kalamkari paintings are the must-buy items here.

Activities in Vijayawada


The main outdoor activities are centred around the town of Vijaywada and include water sports, hiking, and fishing, boating, and hiking.

NearBy Places in Vijayawada


Some of the interesting places near Vijayawada that you can visit are mentioned below.

Amravati which lies around 60 kms from the city is the famous old Buddhist centre is an interesting place to visit near Vijayawada.

Eating Out in Vijayawada


The times sure have changed when it comes to the eating out in Vijayawada! Till a few years back the dining and entertainment of the city was nothing to write home about but today it has almost become a family ritual to eat out, especially on the weekends.

Festivals & Events in Vijayawada


The major festival Krishna Pushkaran takes place every 12 years in Vijayawada and is held on the banks of the river.


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