Known to be the commercial city of Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada is surrounded by two rivers t Krishna river on the east and west and the Budameru River on the north. The city which means victory is known to have the largest junction of South India. The place is important state since it is situated on stretch of the Chennai-Howrah and Chennai-Delhi rail routes. It is also has a highway 5 and 9 connecting the city. One of the most popular temples in Vijayawada is the Kanaka Durga temple. It is located on the Indrakeeladri hill that overlooks the river Krishna.
Budget Hotels in Vijayawada
There are good budget hotels in Vijayawada,Some of them are Hotel Sai Siddartha (Tariff – Rs.550), Quality Hotel D V Manor (Tariff – Rs.990) and Lotus Green Park (Tariff – Rs.1000).
The official language of Vijayawada is Telugu. The other languages spoken include English
Events in Vijayawada
Deccan festival is one of the famous festivals in Vijayawada. It is celebrated for five days in the month of February.
Places to See in Vijayawada
There are several places of tourist attraction in Vijayawada. Some of the places include Kondapalli Fort, Vijayawada, Vijayawada (8kms from Vijayawada), Mogalarajapuram Caves (5 kms from Vijayawada), Undavalli Caves (7kms from Vijayawada) and Victoria Museum (20 kms from airport).
How to Get There
Vijayawada Airport is located about 20 kms away from the heart of city.
Vijaywada railway junction is the most important railway station of Southern railway network.
Vijayawada bus terminus is the biggest in Asia. It stands next Chennai . Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Sidhi Vinayak Tours N Travels, Barathi Travels amd Abi Tours & Travel. Avoid standing in queues in bus counters and go for online bus ticket booking facility instead.
The second largest town and an industrial town in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh, Proddutur is referred to as the ‘Second Bombay’ because of the volume of gold and cotton business that takes place here. The town is also known as ‘City Of Gold’. The town is well-known for its It is known for its Shukur Biryani, Irani Tea, Tanged Palley, its wide variety of dosas and a cold drink called sharbath made from the root of a tree. Proddutur houses the biggest KanyakaParameswari Temple in the country.
Budget Hotels in Proddutur
There are many hotels in Proddutur. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at KCP Residency (Tariff -Rs.800 onwards), Hotel Kavitha, Naga Hotel and Hotel New Raja Simha (Rs.500 onwards).
Events in Proddutur
Annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here. The annual Dussehra Festival celebrated in this town is the grandest after Mysore and more than 1lakh people are said to visit this place during the festivities.
Telugu is the Local Language here.
Places to See in Proddutur
Sri Rameshwaram Temple, Sivalayam, AmmavarisalaKanyakaParameswariAalayam, KhadarHussain Masjid, Quba Masjid, Bethanaiah Prayer House Church and The Pentacoste Mission Churchare located within 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Tirupati.
The nearest own railway station is at Yerraguntla.
Proddutur bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like K.M.R. Travels, Diwakar Travels, Sri Kaleswari Travels, AR & BCVR Tavels, BBVR Travelsruns regular buses to and from the town. The number of bus booking sites is increasing by the day. So, whenever you want to book your tickets online log on to anyone of them and get your tickets.