Vijayawada Tourism

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Vijayawada, also known as Bezawada, is located on the bank of River Krishna and is the third largest city in the state of Seemandhra state (formerly in  Andhra Pradesh State), India. It is not only a booming commercial centre but also a land of much myth and legend – travel guides will be happy to fill you in on the stories of this place. Vijayawada literally means “land of victory”, as it is believed that Goddess Durga rested here after killing an evil Rakshasa. It is rated as the cleanest City in the state with agriculturally rich lands and industrial hub and politically active City. The remains of the pre-historic man and society of the Stone Age is found all along the River Krishna, which dominates the landscape of Vijayawada. The British rule marked the significant growth of the basic infrastructure and facilities in the city. The famous Chinese Huin Tsang had visited this place in 639 A.D. when Buddhism was at its peak.

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Facts and Stats for Vijayawada*

  • Pollution Statistics in Vijayawada

    Know the pollution level of Vijayawada before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 71.21 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 64.81 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 71.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 58.33 (Moderate)
  • Vijayawada: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Vijayawada for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Vijayawada.

    • Burglary and Theft 55 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 86.11 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 27.78 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Vijayawada - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 60.49 (High)
    • Pollution Index 73.01 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.25 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 25.1 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 67.5 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.11 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 86.95 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Vijayawada

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Vijayawada

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.31 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.98 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 31.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.22 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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