Top things to do in Vijayawada

Top Choice Hindu Temple in Vijayawada

Undavalli Cave Temples

This stunning four-storey cave temple was probably originally carved out of the hillside for Buddhist monks in the 2nd century AD, then converted to Hindu use in the 7th century. The shrines are now empty except tho…
Top Choice Indian in Vijayawada

Minerva Coffee Shop

This outpost of the excellent Minerva chain does great North and South Indian veg cuisine in bright, spotless AC premises. Meals (thalis) are only available from 11.30am to 3.30pm but top-notch dosas, idlis and utta…
Top Choice Multicuisine in Vijayawada


This new place is in a stylishly converted suburban bungalow with a great (covered) terrace. Offers great Italian, Mexican, American, European (and East Asian) dishes including risotto, good pizza and excellent West…
South Indian in Vijayawada

Minerva Coffee Shop

Very tasty lunch thalis, which have a real Andhra flavour. Some North Indian dishes are also offered.
Indian in Vijayawada

Arya Bhavan

Very tasty pure-veg food in a bright, clean, busy environment, with dosas and other South Indian breakfast items available all day. Good ice cream too!
Hindu Temple in Vijayawada

Kanaka Durga Temple

Dating back to the 12th century, this important temple is located on Indrakeeladri Hill, close to the Krishna River, and draws many pilgrims.
Fort in Vijayawada

Kondapalli Fort

This ruined fortress, 25km northwest of Vijayawada, was built around 1360 by the Reddy kings, and passed through a succession of later rulers, including the Qutb Shahis of Golconda in the 16th century, before becomi…