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Located in the heart of Vijayawada, this eco-friendly hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Indira Gandhi Stadium, Victoria Museum and Bhavani Island. Gandhi Park ...
Situated in Vijayawada, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Indira Gandhi Stadium, Victoria Museum and Bhavani Island. Gandhi Park and Kanaka Durga Temple ...
Situated in Vijayawada, this hotel is close to Sri Nagarala Sri Maha Lakshmi Ammavaru Temple, Kanaka Durga Temple and Mangalagiri. Also nearby are Mogalarajapuram ...
The Indian city of Vijayawada is found in Andhra Pradesh, relatively close to Amaravati and Hyderabad. With the Krishna River flowing through the city and the area also hosting some amazing landmarks such as the Kanaka Durga Temple and the Telugu Talli statue, the town is both beautiful and fascinating. The name Vijayawada itself carries the translation “The Place of Victory” which hints towards the many striking monuments and rich history of the city. Here we’ll be taking you through the top highlights of the city and showing you the best Vijayawada hotels.
The city of Vijayawada is extremely scenic and is a great place to explore at your leisure. Rickshaws and auto-rickshaws can be seen throughout town, with this form of transport being favoured by both locals and tourists. Public buses also run throughout town, while discovering the sights by foot or bicycle is another great option.
For affordable, good quality accommodation, consider staying at the 3 star Vijayawada hotels found near Gandhi Park. Serving complimentary breakfasts and supplying rooms with air conditioning, free toiletries provided and daily housekeeping, the 3 star hotels in Vijayawada give great value with competitive rates.
In the heart of Vijayawada you can find high quality eco-friendly hotels which give access to great in-house restaurants and outdoor pools. Most eco-friendly Vijayawada hotels have their own health club, great 24-hour room service and welcome children. You can expect each room to have its own minibar and LCD TV with premium channels and movies on demand. The sustainable properties across Vijayawada are close to the Indira Gandhi Stadium and have fantastic views overlooking the Gandhi Park.
Gandhi Park, or Rajiv Gandhi Park, is found in a convenient location, granting city dwellers a great place to unwind and enjoy the green space. This is a great place for nature lovers and the perfect spot to picnic with the kids. The park has stood for many years and you will find many families bringing their kids to spend time in the luscious greenery of the great field and gardens.
The Kanaka Durga Temple stands as a devotion to the Goddess Durga. Seated upon the banks of the Durga River, the figure of the deity can be seen with eight arms, each wielding a weapon, while standing 4-foot tall. Adorned with amazing decorations, elaborate ornaments and an array of bright flowers, the figure represents the epitome of beauty. The shrine of Malleswara Swamy can also be found adjacent to the temple, with many images of various deities decorating the ascent to the top of the hill where the shrine is situated.
One of the best souvenirs that you can take home from your trip to Vijayawada is the Kalamkari paintings sold in the area. Each depicts vibrant, vivid illustrations of local spirituality and culture. A blend of hand and block painting, the creative works come in two distinct style, Srikalahasti and Machilipatnam, both delivering uniquely different creations using the same art-form.
Authentic Andhra food is served across Vijayawada. Exhibiting rich Mughal flavours through meals such as Laskora Undalu and Laskora Undalu serving a local dessert made from coconut, and spicy dishes such as Pachadi, a medley of roast vegetables and chillies, the local Vijayawada cuisine is fantastic.