Bezwada or Vijayawada is the second-largest city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Covered by the hills of the Eastern Ghats, it attracts tourists from all over the world. The city is known as the political, commercial and educational capital of Andhra Pradesh, and is one of the fastest developing urban areas in India.

The temples located in Vijayawada attract thousands of Hindu devotees to come here for blessings. The city has also developed major educational centres due to the establishment of several popular educational institutions.

According to a report published by Oxford Economics, this city could be the 10th fastest growing city in the country. It is ranked 9th as a livable city due to its high ratings in construction, entertainment, education, health care and transportation. Apart from these, the city has one of the largest railway junctions in India. Another attractive and important fact about Vijayawada is that it is recognized as the Global City of the Future according to McKinsey Quarterly.