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Top 7 attractions to explore in Krishna

It is named after the Krishna River which flows through the district. Krishna district, with its district headquarters at Machilipatnam was formerly called Machlipatnam district.

Attractions in Krishna

Bapu MuseumMG Rd, Buckinghampeta, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520002, India

Earlier known as The Victoria Jubilee Museum . This is an archeological museum that was established way back in the year 1887. Even after the passage of more than a hundred years this museum has managed to retain its popularity because of its varied and unique collection of arts and artifacts. It is located on the Bandar Road in Vijayawada.

Gandhi HillGandhi Hill, Islampet, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520001

This is a hill in Vijayawada. A Gandhi Memorial, built on this hill, is the first in the country to have seven stupas. The hill is also popularly known by the name of Gandhi. The hill was formerly known as ORR hill.

Hamsaladeevi BeachRamakrishnapuram, Andhra Pradesh 521328, India

One can see the beauty of the River Krishna which merges in to SEA (Sagara Sangamam) at Palakayi Tippa. This place can be reached by road and the actual 'Sagara Sangamam' (confluence with the ocean) is a few kilometers away and can also be reached by road. The road ends at a beach (3 km from Palakayi Tippa) and one needs to travel further along the beach (not very safe late in the evening during the high tide) for about 2 km before reaching the confluence point.

Kolleru Bird SanctuaryKolleru, Andhra Pradesh 534004, India

This is a sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh which covers 673 sq kilometers. It was established in the year 1999, under the wildlife protection act. The sanctuary protects part of the Kolleru Lake wetland, which gained Ramsar Convention for International importance in 2002.

Manginapudi BeachMachilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh 521002, India

It has a glorious historical background and is famous for the Dutch memories associated with the area. The Manginapudi Beach serves as the gateway for commercial activities in India and is also a natural harbor in India. The surroundings of this place are absolutely unique and offer exclusive view to the visitors. Also a place for the relaxation of the tired souls and offers relief from the turmoil of daily existence.

Moghalrajpuram CavesSiddhartha College Rd, Moghalrajpuram, Christurajupuram, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520010, India

The Mogalarajapuram Caves in Vijayawada is one of the prime attractions of Vijayawada. The Mogalarajapuram Caves is popular for the three cave temples in the caves. The cave temples date back to the 5th century. Most of the temples are worn out and what only traces of an unnatural architectural beauty remains.

Prakasam BarragePrakasam Barrage Rd, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 523105, India

Prakasam Barrage was constructed by Sir Arthur Cotton in 1957. It is also used as road and connects the Kolkata-Chennai highway. The barrage provides water for the irrigation purpose and over 1.2 million acre of land is irrigated by the dams water.The Barrage is built in a venetian style and consists of around 160 pillars.

Map of attractions in Krishna