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Kanaka Durga Temple, Vijayawada

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Perched on Indrakeeladri hill on the banks of River Krishna, Kanaka Durga Temple makes a popular Hindu pilgrimage center. Dating back to the 8th century, the shrine to Goddess Durga ranks as the second-largest temple in Andhra Pradesh. The spot provides an excellent view of the city, the river, Gandhi Hill, the huge Prakasam barrage, and Bhavani Island. Inside the temple, ornamented with bright flowers, a 1.2 m high (4 ft) icon of the deity holds a powerful weapon in each of her eight arms, piercing the demon Mahishasura with her trident. Make Kanaka Durga Temple a centerpiece of your Vijayawada vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Vijayawada trip itinerary planner.
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  • First of all.... Jai maata durga... The best thing about this temple is the view from top and the climate there.... It's damn good to visit... I suggest everyone to spend atleast one hour there after ...  read more »
  • Beautiful temple must visit if in Vijayawada. Better to avoid during festivals especially Dasara/Durga pooja months.. We took a special ticket at the counter and our darshan was slightly faster than t...  read more »
  • You can visit temple after taking bath in the Hotel and can reach with in 10 min to the temple and take glimpses of the surroundings from hillock. 
  • it's cool minded place and always given good rezults
  • Nice place for blessings from goddess Durga
  • Nice place it is joining the heart &family's &relationships
  • Nice temple
  • temple is neat, calm and serene but the waterbody near it..ughh worst place i have ever visited, no hygiene at all, and the priests...god knows how much black money they have
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