Vijayawada Tourism

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.

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

    • Air Pollution 70.71 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50.81 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 44.83 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 60.48 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 65 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 71.21 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 57.76 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Vijayawada for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Vijayawada.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.93 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.77 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 76.92 (High)
    • Car Stealing 26.92 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.29 (Low)
    • Attacks 35.71 (Low)
    • Drug offense 30.77 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.36 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.69 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.43 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.23 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Vijayawada is 116.86 (High)

    • Safety Index 63.31 (High)
    • Climate Index 54.22 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 73.02 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.2 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 21.01 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 61.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.07 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 57.83 (Low)
    • 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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 32.98 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 31.62 USD

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