Prakasam Barrage, Vijayawada
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Prakasam Barrage

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Prakasam Barrage
Average Rating
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11 Ratings & 8 Reviews

About Prakasam Barrage

Prakasam Barrage is a 1223.5 m long structure across the Krishna River, which connects Krishna and Guntur districts. The construction of the barrage started in 1852 and completed in 1855. Tourists visiting the barrage can get a  view of the lake.  

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What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

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  • Very Good 3
  • Good 1
  • Average 1
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Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Sunrise
  • Length of visit:  Below 1hr
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed

8 traveller reviews for Prakasam Barrage

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Durga Sasidhar
  • Durga Sasidhar
  • Lives in Vijayawada
  • 4 Reviews

"Good place to spend an evening"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Nov 15, 2014
Its approximately 2 Km from Vijayawada Bus stand and Railway station. Good place to spend for 2hrs with scenic places to watch around. No entrance fee is required to visit this place and one can't expect a quality food here.
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Mr murali
  • Mr murali
  • 12 Reviews

"It is really a nice place"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Jan 14, 2014
This is really a nice place. You should at least go and visit the place once; agriculture has well developed in the Krishna district because of this barrage.
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Lakshman kumar
  • Lakshman kumar
  • Cityslicker
  • Lives in Vijayawada
  • 5 Reviews

"Awesome view"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Dec 27, 2013
Good atmosphere and sightseeing. View of Krishna River is also good.
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N.b. rao Nibhanapudi
  • N.b. rao Nibhanapudi
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 2 Reviews

"Old Barrage"

  • 3.50/7
  • Posted Sep 27, 2013
This has a very good view of Kanaka Durga Temple, Krishna River and Vijayawada Town.
Evenings are pleasant.
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Srinivas rao
  • Srinivas rao
  • 2 Reviews

"Very Good!"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted Sep 26, 2013
Prakasam Barrage was founded before India's independence because it is called Prakasam Panthulu.
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Suresh
  • Suresh
  • 3 Reviews

"Jumping Water"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted Sep 24, 2013
I like Prakasam Barrage, it is very big and at the time of waterfall it is very nice to watch.
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Mrs n usha
  • Mrs n usha
  • 5 Reviews

"Great View!"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Sep 24, 2013
We get to see a good view of River Krishna and Vijayawada and also to be able to swim.
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Salman
  • Salman
  • 4 Reviews

"Fabulous"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Sep 18, 2013
View of barrage is excellent. At night it is good to see the nature.
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