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About Vijayawada

 

Vijayawada earlier known as Bezawada, is the third largest city in Andhra Pradesh, India, located on the banks of the Krishna River and bounded by the Indrakiladri Hills on the West and the Budameru River on the North. Vijayawada literally translates to "The Place of Victory". I
Kings Choda Gangadeva and Ananga Bhimadeva of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty in the 12th century whose capital was in modern Bhubaneswar and who built the Lingaraja temple had re-annexed considerable part of modern Andhra region and marched up to Godavari but could not cross the wide river bed. He established a town 'Vijaya Bahuda' which means 'return after winning' which became known as Vijayawada.
Vijayawada gets its rainfall from both the south-west monsoon and north-east monsoon. It's nicknamed "Blazewada" for its scorching summer heat by the Britishers.

Eating Out  
 

Vijayawada has some of the most amazing food eating habits,he whole town descends on the roads to chomp from the road side vendor selling corn, dosa, idli, chat or any thing one can imagine. The fact people love eating on the streets is to be seen to be believed.

 
Shoping  
 

This city is a delightful place for many tourists with so many interesting places. Apart from this, shopping experience is very exhilarating here. From handloom to handicrafts products, furniture and textiles, this place is good for many purchasable items. Moreover, one can get pearl to silver jeweller too.

One can shop at MG Road, Besant Road and Eluru Road. Paintings of Kalamkari and Mangalagiri saris can be bought in this town, along with juicy mangoes and other mouth watering sweets.

 

 
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