Vijayawada is a city in the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region, on the banks of River Krishna in Krishna region of the Indian province of Andhra Pradesh.The city is the third most thickly populated in the urban populace of developed zones on the planet and is the second biggest city in Andhra Pradesh by population.Vijayawada is delegated a Y-review city according to the Sixth Central Pay Commission. Vijayawada is the business base camp of Andhra Pradesh. It was perceived as a "Worldwide City of the Future" by McKinsey Quarterly, which anticipated that an expansion should GDP of $17 billion by 2025.Vijayawada was ISO 37120 Platinum Level affirmed in October 2018 and has been added to the "Worldwide Cities Registry".
The city is referred to for its tourist spots, for example, Prakasham Barrage over the Krishna stream Krishnaveni Mandapam delineating the historical backdrop of Krishna waterway and an adjacent icon of the waterway known as Krishnaveni statue; Gandhi Hill, the main Mahatma Gandhi Memorial in the nation, a rise of 500 ft on the on a slope; Bhavani Island, one of the biggest stream island in the midst of Krishna River. The Kanaka Durga Temple is a Hindu sanctuary of Goddess Durga on the Indrakeeladri slope, on the banks of Krishna River. The god is portrayed as Swayambhu in Triteeya kalpa. Akkana Madanna give in sanctuary is a stone cut sanctuary which is situated at the lower reach of the Indrakeeladri temple.'Vijayavatika' and 'Bezawada' are the old names of present Vijayawada