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Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

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My-Telugu.Com:About Vizakhapatanam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Hotels in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Bheemunipatnam Beach, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com:  Lawsons Bay, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Ramakrishna Beach, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Rishikonda Beach, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Sankaram, Buddhist Place, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Thotlakonda, Buddhist Place, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com:  Borra Caves, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Pavuralakonda, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Dolphin's Nose, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Kailasagiri, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Mudasarlova, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Vuda Park, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Simhachalam Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
My-Telugu.Com: Andhra Pradesh - Jungle Bells / Tyda Nature camp, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

General Information Guide

About Visakhapatnam
In the olden days this place used to be apart of Kalinga kingdom ruled by Chalukyans, Vijayanagara kings, Golkonda Nawabs and British Empire.

Visakhapatnam Beaches

Bheemunipatnam Beach
Bheemunipatnam Beach is about 24 kms from Visakhapatnam located at the mouth of river Gosthani.

Lawsons Bay
A beautiful beach and the vast blue sea that falls on the way to Kailasagiri Hill, Lawson's Bay is an ideal spot for sea bathing and surfing.

Ramakrishna Beach
Ramakrishna Beach is ideal for those seeking fun, away from the city crowd in a cool atmosphere at a reasonable price. This beach has golden sands, surf, sea and hill cottages overlooking the grand vista.

Rishikonda Beach
A golden, unspoilt beach, washed by the sun-warmed sea, Rishikonda 8km’s from Vizag is ideal for swimmers, water skiers, and wind surfers, tourists can enjoy a holiday in picturesque settings.

Visakhapatnam Buddhist Places

Sankaram
Sankaram has numerous monolithic votive stupas, rock-cut caves buildings and images of Buddha and non-tantric form of Hariti.

Thotlakonda
In Telugu thotti means'cistern' & konda means 'hill' and Thotlakonda means hill of cisterns. This Buddhist settlement is located on the hill-top of Mangamaripeta village, 16 km. away from Visakhapatnam town along Vizag-Bheemli beach road.

Visakhapatnam Historical Places

Borra Caves
Borra Caves discovered by William King George from the Geological Survey of India in 1807.  Caves are located at 43km from Srungavarapukota, 90-95 km from Vishakhapatnam.

Pavuralakonda
Pavuralakonda or 'the hill of the pigeons' is a hillock lying to the west of Bhimli, at about 24 km from Vizag,where a Buddist site identified.

Visakhapatnam Modern Attractions

Dolphin's Nose
Traipse down in the southern part of Visakhapatnam, facing the cool, blue ocean, is a rocky promontory about 174 mts, high and 358 mts above sea level.

Kailasagiri
Kailasgiri also known as Thomas' Folly, became the most attractive tourist spot in Visakhapatnam.

Mudasarlova
Mudarslova is a attractive parks in Visakhapatnam.

Vuda Park
Vuda Park is the best place for kids in Vishakhapatnam.

Visakhapatnam Temples

Simhachalam Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple
Sri Lakshminarasimha Swamy, is covered in a thick layer of sandalwood paste. The real shape of the deity can be viewed only during Chandanayatra Festival (March - April).

Visakhapatnam Wildlife Places

Jungle Bells / Tyda Nature camp
Tyda Nature camp located 75 kms from Visakhapatnam on the Araku road. Tyda is being developed with camping facilities at jungle bells to provide an enchanting experience in the wilderness to the tourists.

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park
Located 650 km from Hyderabad and 350 km from Vijayawada.  The park covers an area of 625 acres. It is presently one of the largest zoo located in the natural settings of a reserve forest about 4 km. from the Visakhapatnam railway station on the National Highway at Mathurawada.

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