victoria jubilee museum is located on the banks of river Krishna.in vijayawada city. Thousands of tourists are coming here in every year. the main attractions in vijayawada is temples and victoria jubilee museum. it is an archaeological museum. the museum was established in 1887. it has a good collection of arts and artifacts. one of the prime attraction in this museum is Black granite statue of Lord Buddha. the museum have a good collection of pottery, prehistoric tools, gold and silver coins, copper plates, textiles, arms and armory etc. some beautiful paintings are exhibited here.
the museum opens all days except on Fridays.
Kondapalli fort is located at krishna district. it is very near to vijayawada. it is one of the major tourist spot in vijayawada. this fort was built during 1360. this fort is about 10 km away from vijayawada town. kondapalli is an industrial town. kondapally toys are very much popular. kondapalli have a reserver forest. it spreads about 30000 acres of land.
Mogalrajapuram caves situated 5 km away from the vijayawada city. it is believed that these caves are constructed during 5 th centuary . here you c an see Ardhanarisvara’s statue. the temple here is dedicated to lord vinayaka and lord nataraja. this places also have an archeological importance.
the undavalli caves are located near to mogalrajapuram caves. this is about 8 km from vijayawada. here you can see so may hindu temples.
Vijayawada is the third largest city in Andhra Pradesh. it is situated on the banks of krishna river. the city is surrounded by Indrakiladri hills. Vijayawada is a part of Krishna district. it is about 275 km way from Hyderabad , the state capital. the literal meaning of vijayawada is ” the place of victory”. the city is also known as the ‘business capital of Andhra Pradesh”. Vijayawada has tropical climate. the summers are very hot, the temperature reaches 49 degree C during May. the humidity content in the atmosphere is about 78%.
The nearest airport is at Gannavaram . it is about 20 km away from the city. it is a domestic airport. the nearest international airport is at Hyderabad. Vijayawada railway station is the largest railway junction on the southern railway.