Modernity with a rich past
Top things do in Vijayawada
How to reach
The city of Vijayawada has one of the finest communication facilities with the largest broad gauge connecting to main metropolitan cities and also an Airport has direct flights from Hyderabad and Vishakhapatnam. The road facilities are at your service with the best of roads and bus transportation.
How to Reach by Flight
The Vijayawada Airport is approximately 15 kilometers from the main city and caters to the needs of it. There are regular and non-stop flights to and from major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru. One can avail carriers like Air India, Jet Airways and Spice Jet to reach the destination.
How to Reach by Train
Vijayawada is well connected with the rest of the coutry through railways. Vijayawada Junction Railway Station is the second biggest railway junction in the country. It is situated in Howrah-Chennai main line and Delhi-Chennai line, so it is pretty much accessible from major areas of North and East India. Otherwise it is also well connected to almost all the South Indian cities. Trains like the Chennai Express, Guwahati Express and Gujarat Express are a few examples of the enrmous amount of trains that take a stop at Vijayawada.
How to Reach by Bus
The city has an extremely advantageous position and has superior quality connectivity to the rest of the country via the National Highways. NH5/16, NH9/65 and NH221-30 connects the city wonderfully well. Government run bus services provides travellers with a number of facilities which include air conditioning and deluxe buses. State run APSRTC buses are available at the Pandit Nehru Bus Station.
How to Reach by Road
As already mentioned, Vijayawada is well connected to via the major highways. The road conditions reportedly, are admirable. Keeping in mind the weather and the high temperature conditions that prevail for most parts of the year. it is advisable for travellers to carry enough liquid to keep hydrated.
How to travel within
Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) has been started by the government to ensure hassle-free transportation. There is a number of buses connected to the city, running on CNG for everyday users. This system allows the smooth functioning of the city focusing on mobile traffic with being less chaotic.
Visiting and enjoying any place is successful only when you have a well-planned trip. A city like Vijayawada requires full three days to enjoy the beautiful temples there, experience the ancient past at the monuments and museums and finally have a chill day at the sightseeing spots.
DAY 1: Begin your day with the blessings of God and Goddesses and visit all the religious spots of the town and finish off your day exploring the nearby eateries and town.
- Kanaka Durga Temple
- Hinkar Thirtha
- Gunadala Matha Shrine
DAY 2: Make history today by visiting the great monuments and interesting museums of Vijayawada.
- Undavalli Caves
- Kondapalli Fort
- Lenin Statue
- Gandhi Stupa
DAY 3: End of your visit should be the best one. Hence, explore shopping areas and in the evening enjoy the pleasant view of Bhavani Island and then at night visit Besant Road to have the best time of your life.