States of India
kanaka Durga Temple
Built atop a hill, the Kanka Durga temple is synonymous with Vijayawada. It is among the important mentioned in the sacred texts. Adi Sankara is believed to have visited the temple and installed the 'Sri Chakra' here. On the way to the Kanakadurga temple are the rock-cut carve dedicated to akkanna and Madanna, Ministers in the court of Abul hasan Tanashah, the 17th century Qutub Shahi ruler.Kanaka Durga, the goddess of power, riches and benevolence is the presiding deity of Vijayawada.