Top 5 Historical Sites To Visit In Vijayawada

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Fancy a proper sightseeing tour in India visiting age old monuments and learning more about an ancient culture? Pay a visit to Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. This old city will keep you on the edge of your seat all along the way.

One of the largest cities in the state of Andhra Pradesh and a city with a major railway station which acts as a landmark to the major trains passing through important cities in North and South, Vijayawada is a city people often visited for its incredible and historic sightseeing scenes. There are numerous historical sites, monuments and temples you can visit during your trip here. The city sees a huge flow of tourists via the Bangalore to Vijayawada flights. Here are some of the top tourist attractions in the city.

Prakasam Barrage
Prakasam Barrage is the real source that aides in the watering system of the rural terrains in Andhra Pradesh. It also serves as a bridge. It is a renowned tourist attraction as individuals love to walk along the Prakasam Barrage for a nice long walk. The delicate breeze and the all-encompassing perspective from here are amazing. Prakasam Barrage is 1223.50 meters long worked over the River Krishna.

Undavalli Caves
One of the oldest and most unique caves found in Vijayawada, the Undavalli caves are a major tourist attraction to the city. Fond about 8 km away from Vijayawada, the caves stand at a magnificent height of four storey high. The statue of Vishnu in a leaning back stance is etched off a solitary stone square. The fourth story is unfinished and that animates our innovative force enthusiastically. The lovely area offers beautiful perspectives of the farmland. The stone carvings are exceptionally perplexing and the sunsets are incredible to watch from here.

Gandhi Hill
The structure Gandhi Memorial with seven stupas in the nation was developed on this hill. The stupa was introduced on 6 October, 1968 by Dr. Zakir Hussain, the President of India. Various shows and exhibitions take place here depicting Gandhiji’s life.  A planetarium, a memorial library and a show on Gandhiji’s life is portrayed through a sound and light show.

Kanaka Durga Temple
Kanaka Durga Temple is situated on the Indrakiladri slope, on the banks of Krishna River. It is an acclaimed Hindu temple devoted to Goddess Kanaka Durga. As the myth of the legends go, Arjuna got the Pasupata Astra at this site and in the wake of picking up the astra, he built this temple for Goddess Durga. According to the Vedas, the divinity of this temple is considered as "Swayambhu" or self-sowed and subsequently thought to be effective. Some of the major festivals celebrated in this temple with great pomp are the festivals of Navaratri, Theppotsavam and Saraswati Puja.

Victoria Museum
Victoria Museum was set up in the year 1887. The accumulations in the historical center are guaranteed to intrigue the archeologists. While the accumulations give space for more research for the experts, anyone is certain to be roused by the accumulations that shine a light on the ancient society and legacy of the spot. The one of a kind accumulations incorporate many-sided curios, compositions, pre-memorable devices, stone, copper plates, arms, gold coins and some more.