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Vijayawada - Sri Kanaka Durga Temple

Vijayawada is not only part of the new Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravati but also a great pilgrimage centre since olden days. The godess Durga temple here is very famous in South India where the Amma prayed as 'Kanaka Durga' here. The temple is located on a hillock named 'Indra Keeladri' in Vijayawada city and on the bank of river Krishna, which is one of the big rivers in India. Vijaya Dashami and Navaratri festival is celebrated on a grand scale here.

Vijayawada Temple Images

Pilgrim Visiting Places

  • Vijayawada City
  • Bhavani Island
  • Prakasam Barrage
  • Gandhi Hill
  • Mangalagiri Narasimha swamy temple
  • Vundavalli Caves
  • Construction of Amaravati, the new capital city

Where is Vijaywada

Vijayawada is the famous city in Andhra Pradesh state and is now part of capital city Amaravati

How to Reach

Vijayawada is one of the cities in south India connected by Air, Rail and Road.

Where to Stay

There are number of budget to star hotels available in Vijayawada city.

Best Season & Time to Visit

Try to avoid month of May because of more heat and humidity as Vijayawada is popularly known as 'blaze wada' in summer

Visiting Places near Vijayawada