Kanaka Durga Temple Tourist information

Kanaka Durga Temple info-Contact Details-Accommodation-Timings

For further information and bookings of sevas or accommodation, you can contact:

Joint Commissioner and Executive Officer,
Sri Durga Malleswara Swami varla Devasthanam,
Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh.
Ph: 0866 - 2423600
Fax: 0866 - 2423800
e-mail: eo_vijayawada@yahoo.co.in

There are some sevas and ritual performed in the temple as follows:

Temple Seva Timing Cost Number of pilgrims allowed
Sri Chakranavavarnarchana Nitya Seva 8:30am to 12:30pm Rs.516/- Five Members
Lakshakumkumarchana Nitya Seva 8:30am to 12:30pm Rs.1000/- Five Members
Astotharanamarchana Nitya Seva 5:00am to 9:00pm Rs.25/- Three persons
Sahasranamarchana Nitya Seva 5:00am to 9:00pm Rs.50/- Three persons

There is free "Darbar Seva" inside the temple on every Friday at 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. For devotees who want to perform Upanayams, Annaprasana, Naming Ceremony, Marriages in the temple, you have the facility just at the cost of nominal amount.

Prasadam: Prasadam is distributed beside new Annadanam Complex, Sivalayam and at the Railway Station between 6:00 am to12:00 noon and 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Luggage counter: For those who want to keep your luggage and visit the temple, there are two Luggage Centres- one near Ghat Road and other near Bathing Ghat that will be open from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Annadanam is also provided in the temple. Daily about 600 pilgrims are served food as prasadam and on Friday and Sunday about 1000 pilgrims are served food near Sivalayam from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. 

Accommodation near Kanaka Durga Temple, Vijayawada: There are few choultries and rest houses on the hill.

  1. Officer's Guest House near Ghat road has 2 rooms (AC and Non AC). But this is just for officers on duty. You can try your luck if you can get an accommodation here. Contact Number: 0866-2423600.
  2. Arundal Choultry just opposite to the bathing Ghat has about 28 rooms ranging from Rs.50/- to Rs.150/- only. Contact: 0866-2423600 for further information.
  3. Madapati Choultry opposite side of Rajakumar Talkies has about 27 rooms ranging between Rs.100/- to Rs.200/-.

Festivals celebrated in Kanaka Durga temple: Navaratrulu in September or October, Sivarathri Kalyanam in February or March and Bhavani Deeksha in November or December.

Please Note:

  • Kesakandana (tonsure) facility is available from 5.00 AM to 9.00PM on the Hill and at the bathing ghat (foot of the hill).
  • On all Thursdays the darshan to the goddess will be stopped from 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm.
  • NityaAnnadanam is being provided on all the days from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm. Pilgrims can participate in Annadanam scheme and donate liberally to Annadanam scheme.
  • Please don't pay any thing at the counters of Kesakandana, Cloakroom or at Footwear stand as all these facilities are provided free of cost to pilgrims.
  • For any other information, please contact the temple authorities on 0866-2423600.                                                                                                                     

Sevas to  Ammavaru





   Suprabhata Seva


   Prataha Kala Archana


   Pancha Harathi


   Bali Harana


   Maha Nivedana


   Pratosha Kala Archana


   Pancha Harathulu & chaturveda Swasthi


19:00 -- Darbar Seva 




Sravana Pournimi


Surya Grahanam


Chandra Grahanam


visiting Hours/Timings of Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple:

The temple is opened to Devotees from 5.00AM t0 9.00PM on all the days except on Thursdays where in the temple is closed from 1.00PM to 5.00PM.

  • Sarvadarsanam (Free)
  • Visista Dharsan (or) Mukha Mandapa Dharsan (Rs.5/-)
  • Anthralaya Dharsan (Rs.25/-)
  • Break Darshan (Rs.50/-)



New Arundal Choultry

  • Single and Double rooms-28 nos

             Double Room - Rs100/- Per day

             Single room - Rs50/- Per day


Sri Madapati Venkateswara rao Panthulu Choultry

  • Total Suits -27 Suits

           12 Suits A/c-   Rs400/- per day

           15 Suits Non-A.C. - Rs200/- per day

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