Prakasam Barrage

Prakasam Barrage Road
Vijayawada, AP - 523105

Type: Landmarks
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Prakasam Barrage in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, is a prominent landmark that stands as both a functional irrigation structure and a scenic attraction. Spanning across the Krishna River, the barrage is named after the first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu.

Built in the 1950s, Prakasam Barrage plays a crucial role in regulating the flow of the Krishna River and facilitating irrigation for the surrounding agricultural lands. The structure also serves as a pedestrian bridge, allowing visitors to walk across and enjoy panoramic views of the river and the city.

Surrounded by lush greenery and offering a picturesque setting, Prakasam Barrage is a popular spot for both locals and tourists. The rhythmic flow of the river, coupled with the architectural grandeur of the barrage, makes it a tranquil destination for leisurely walks, photography, and enjoying the natural beauty of Vijayawada.

Besides this landmark, there are five more landmarks listed in Vijayawada. There's also twelve attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Prakasam Barrage on the map above.

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