Durga Malleswara Swamy Temple Vijayawada


King Gopinath has built the temple which is estimated to be more then 500 years old.

How much time it will take for darshan in Vijayawada?

Keep 2-3 hours for the temple so that the Darshan is completed well.

How many steps are there in Durga Temple Vijayawada?

400+ steps
Located on a hillock overlooking the Krishna river, the ancient temple is a must see for those on a trip to Vijayawada. After climbing 400+ steps to reach the main shrine (there is a lift operated for the elderly), one can offer prayers followed by a visit to the Shiva shrine and other sub-temples.

Who built Kanaka Durga in Vijayawada?

Thribhuvana Malla, western Chalukya King of the 10th century A.D., constructed the Kanaka Durga temple.

Why is Kanaka Durga Temple famous?

It is mentioned in the Hindu scriptures that the deity in the Kanakadurga temple is regarded as ‘Swayambhu’ or self-manifested, hence considered very powerful. Kanaka Durga worshipped in the temple is Mahalakshmi form of Lakshmi Durga. All the poojas related to Lakshmi devi are performed in the temple.

How many Laddus are there in 300 RS ticket?

The cost of the Ticket is Rs.300/- per pilgrim with Single Laddu free of cost and booking is open round the clock.

How many darshan tickets can I book?

Maximum 6 tickets can be booked per ID and 2 transactions on a day per login ID.

Why is Vijayawada famous?

Vijayawada is considered to be a sacred place for residing one of the most visited and famous temples of Andhra Pradesh and India, Kanaka Durga Temple of Hindu Goddess Durga residing on the hill named Indrakeeladri. It also serves as the ritual host of Pushkaram (a river worshipping ritual in India) of River Krishna.

What’s special in Vijayawada?

Here’s a list of some of the best places to visit in Vijayawada.
Undavalli Caves, Vijayawada. .
Mogalarajapuram Caves, Vijayawada. .
Prakasam Barrage, Vijayawada. .
Bhavani Island, Vijayawada. .
Victoria Jubilee Museum or Bapu Museum, Vijayawada. .
Kondapalli Fort, Vijayawada. .
Gandhi Hill, Vijayawada. .
Kanaka Durga Temple, Vijayawada.

Which state is best in Durga Puja?

Kolkata, West Bengal

Kolkata is the most famous city for Durga Puja.


Sri Kanaka Durgamma

One of the many mythologies associated with this place is that Arjuna prayed to Lord Shiva on top of Indrakeela hill to win His blessings and the city derived its name “Vijayawada” after this victory.


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