Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India

  Land of Culture from Vedic Times     

Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

Places around Vijayawada (Information on Vijaywada excursion, Vijaywada picnic spots, Vijaywada Weekend Getaways, Tourist Places near Vijaywada)

Amaravati of Vijayawada: Amaravati of Vijayawada is situated in Sattenapalli Taluk of
Guntur District and it is famous as the seat of a temple to Lord Shiva worshipped here as Lord Amareswara and also for the Buddhist sculptures, which are world famous. Amareswaram is considered sacred because of three things, the Krishna River, an important Kshetra with a Sthalamahatyam and the Sri Mahalinga Murthy, which are three sacred principles embodied in one.

Kuchipudi near Vijayawada:
Kuchipudi, 60-km from Vijayawada, is the birthplace of Siddhendra
Yogi, originator of the famous Kuchipudi style of dance. The village
is in an area known for artistic divine and literary pursuits. A full
-fledged dance school keeps the memory of the great yogi alive by
offering courses to train students in the Kuchipudi dance form.

Manginapudi Beach near Vijayawada : Manginapudi, situated at about 10-km from Machilipatnam is noted for its fine beach in the district. The beach possesses tremendous potential with a natural bay and comparatively shallow and safe waters. A beautifully laid park with a fountain and well-lit surroundings further enhance its reputation as a place for relaxation.

Gudivada near Vijayawada : Gudivada is located 45-km from Vijayawada. Gudivada derived its name from the existence of a number of temples in the past. It was also known as "Vidarbhapuri" as per Khandeyayani Kaikaluru Silasasanam of AD 1628. The place was in existence for over 2,000 years and has been flourishing perpetually from the time of the Satavahanas.

Chandavaram near Vijayawada: Chandavaram is located in Prakasam district, 50-km from Vijayawada. It is a Buddhist site of great significance. Take a look at a unique double terraced stupa on top of a hillock known as "Singarakonda" (beautiful hillock). It's probably the only one of its
kind in elevation in South India . Excavations here have revealed more
than 30 beautifully carved limestone panels once decorated the dome,
drum and railing of the stupa. Apsidal and circular 'Chaityagrihas',
'Viharas' and several minor stupas are located on the hilltop.


Nearby Cities of Vijayawada
Mogalrajapuram Caves: 5 km
Undavalli Caves: 8 km
Machilipatnam: 68 km
Amaravati: 64 km
Hamsala Devi: 85 km
 

General Information about Vijayawada
Climate: Tropical
Temperature Range (deg C):
Summer- Max 45, Min 28
Winter- Max 30, Min15
Clothing: Light Cottons
STD Code: 0866

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