About Rajiv Gandhi Park:
Rajiv Gandhi Park is located on the banks of the river Krishna, very close to Vijayawada Railway Station & Prakasam Barrage. This park was carefully developed by Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC). The whole park surrounded by trees is filled with the chirping of birds. There is a small enclosure for exotic animals, an ancient dinosaur park, where there are replicas of ancient animals. There is also an interesting musical fountain, which is regularly turned on in the evenings. The unadulterated comfort in the dense trees of this park and the melodious chirping of the birds will bring an immediate end to your long loneliness and emotional anguish.
This Park attracts visitors through its impressive horticulture network. A wide variety of flowering plants in the fertile soil brought from the banks of the river Krishna has made this park truly attractive. The park is also a fun place for children. A variety of activities are available to entertain children. Other attractions in the park also include a skating ring, play pen, rock fall, aquarium, mini train, gun shooting, mini zoo and jeep. Rajiv Gandhi Park is an ideal place to spend some leisurely and lazy time away from the busy and noisy urban life. The park is bound to fascinate you with its lush greenery, dense grass and flowers.
Why should you visit Rajiv Gandhi Park?
The busy life of the city plunges many into various mental anguish. We want to get rid of the noise and busy life for a while. That’s why the environment of this Rajiv Gandhi Park is so important place to keep your weekend cheerful.
Q1: Why Rajiv Gandhi Park is famous for?
Ans: Variety of flowers.
Q2: Rajiv Gandhi Park is located on the banks of which river?
Ans: Krishna River.
Q3: When is the best time to visit the Park?
Q4: Does Rajiv Gandhi Park have proper recreational facilities for children?
Q5: What are the main attractions of this Park?
Ans: A skating ring, play pen, rock fall, aquarium, mini train, gun shooting, mini zoo and jeep.
When does Rajiv Gandhi Park open and close?
Always open but evening is the best.
(Closed on Monday)
Musical Fountain Timings: 07:30 PM – 8.15 PM.
How much you need to pay as an Entry Fee?
- 3 INR for adults.
- 2 INR for Children.
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How to reach:
By Air: Vijayawada has its own airport but unfortunately it is around 18 km away from the city centre. Don’t worry, after reaching the airport, you can easily hire taxis, cab or take buses to reach your preferred destinations. This airport is well-networked with the many other major cities of India like Visakhapatnam, Tirupati, Kadapa Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi. Air India, TruJet, Jet Airways, Jet Connect, SpiceJet and Air Costa are the airliners, which will prove you a comfortable journey. On the other hand, Rajiv Gandhi Park is around 22 km away from the Vijayawada Airport.
By Train: Vijayawada has its own railway station and it is the second highest railway junction in India. It connects many other major cities of India and also it is an important connectivity hub for South India’s railway network. Shatabdi Express, Bangalore Mail, Chennai Express, Coromandal Express, Guwahati Express, Jaipur Express stop here and you can comfortably reach Vijayawada by train. After reaching the railway junction, you can easily hire taxis, cabs or take buses to reach your preferred destinations. On the other hand, Rajiv Gandhi Park is only 2 km from Vijayawada Railway Station.
By Road: Three national highways connect Vijayawada directly with other parts of the country. The Pandit Nehru bus station has more than 450 city buses as well as state buses including Metro Express, Deluxe, A/C, Non-A/C, Sleeper etc. Among the interstate buses, privately owned buses such as Deluxe, Ultra-Deluxe, A/C and Volvo buses play a very satisfactory role. You can easily reach Rajiv Gandhi Park from Vijayawada bus stand because it’s just around 1.3 km away.