Kondapalli is a place located in the NTR district of Andhra Pradesh and is the core of the residential and Industrial hub situated in the western part of Vijaywada of Andhra Pradesh. One of the major Thermal Power stations of the state, Dr. Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station is located in between Ibrahimpatnam and Kondapalli. Popularly known for the Kondapalli toys, Kondapalli is a municipality in Ibrahimpatnam Mandal in the Vijayawada revenue division. Abode for many industries like Andhra Pradesh Heavy Machinery & Engineering Limited (APHMEL), HPCL, BPCL,IOC, Reliance Industries, and Lanco Infratech, it is also home to Kondapalli Reserve Forest one of the last survivingnatural forests in the Krishna district. Kondapalli is the closest to Ibrahimpatnam.
Apart from the Kondapalli Toys, Kopndapalli is also very famous for the Kondapalli Fort built in the 14th Century CE. Expanded in an area of 18sq km, Kondapalli Fort depicts the art and culture of 14th Century and the tradition of the Reddi Kingdom.
Kondapalli toys are wooden toys made in Kondapalli and are made of Tella poniki softwood found in the Kondapalli Reserve Forest. In Kondapalli, there is a colony named Bommala Colony known as Toys Colony is the place where the art of crafting is done. As per the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999, Kondapalli Toys was registered as one of the geographical indication handicrafts from Andhra Pradesh. One of the varieties of toys assembled in the houses during the festivals of Sankranti and Navratri, Kondapalli Toys is referred to as Bommala Koluvu.