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It is the first Gandhi memorial in India on a hillock, is a major tourist spot in Vijayawada. Situated at a height of 500 ft was formally known as "Orr Hill". This Gandhi memorial with seven stupas was constructed to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation. It has the teachings of Gandhi inscribed on stone slabs. The Gandhi Memorial Library, Sound & Light Show and Planetarium are the added attractions of Gandhi Hill.
How to Reach
Gandhi hill is 1 kms from Railway Station and 3 kms way from Vijayawada Bus station.
Best time to visit
The Gandhi Hill is open to the public from 4 pm to 8.30 pm on all days, except Tuesday. Winter is the best time to visit the place.
There are number of hotels nearby place where people could stay.
It is located in the main location of the city tourists can easily reach the place either by taking public transportation or private vehicles.
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Akkanna and Madanna Caves
It is 5 Km away from Gandhi hill. The famous rock-cut caves dedicated to Akkana and Madanna, who were ministers in the court of Abdul Hasan Tanashah in the 17th century are located here. A short distance away is another cave that dates back to the 2nd century BC, which hosts the Hindu trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara.
It is 2.9 Km from Gandhi hill.The imposing Prakasam Barrage, across the river Krishna is 1223.5 mt long. A pleasant walk down the barrage with the gentle breeze on your face and a beautiful view of the shimmering lake can be a great way to spend your evening. Andhra Pradesh largely owes its richness in agriculture to the Prakasam Barrage as the project has helped in the irrigation of lakhs of acres of agricultural lands.
Kanaka Durga Temple
It is 3.7 Km away from Gandhi hill.It is Located at top of the Indrakiladri Hill, this temple worships Goddess Kanaka Durga as the presiding deity. Indrakiladri Hill will surprise you with the stunning views of the entire city.
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