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Things to do in Visakhapatnam

Known as an industrial and port city of India, Visakhapatnam in a city located on the Bengal Bay. There, tourists will find many beaches where they can spend great times with the amazing sunny weather. The city contains also many cultural places museums and temples such as , The Dutch Bangalow, The Visakha Museum , The Kali Temple and many more. If you are looking for some great times at the beach and a cultural trip, Visakhapatnam is your ideal destination.

Visakhapatnam India

Visakhapatnam is a port city and mechanical focus in the Indian condition of Andhra Pradesh, on the Bay of Bengal. It's known for its many shorelines, including Ramakrishna Beach, home to a saved submarine at the Kursura Submarine Museum. Close-by are the detailed Kali Temple and the Visakha Museum, an old Dutch cabin lodging neighborhood sea and recorded shows. Visakhapatnam is the biggest city, both as far as range and populace, in the Indian condition of Andhra Pradesh. It is situated on the shoreline of Bay of Bengal in the north eastern district of the state. It is the authoritative central command of Visakhapatnam locale and furthermore the Financial Capital of Andhra Pradesh.


Visakhapatnam Attractions


Known for its flawless shorelines, normal excellence and grand scene alongside a rich social and verifiable legacy, Visakhapatnam, also called Vizag is a port city and a pearl of South India. Visakhapatnam can check all segments in your rundown with a rich vegetation, landscapes around shorelines comprised of little slopes, religious and social essentialness and also a dynamic past. You can witness encounters of assorted types from flying creature watching, to getting a charge out of a dynamic characteristic landscape, holy places, sanctuaries et cetera. It has shorelines along the Bay of Bengal, just made more pleasant by the encompassing vegetation. Other well known traveler areas incorporate the Venkateswara Temple, Baba Ishaq Madina Dargah, Church of the Virgin Mary, VUDA Park, Kailasagiri Hill Park and numerous other.

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Kailasagiri

Kailasagiri

Kailasagiri is a hill top park in the city of Vishakhapatnam. The hill is at 360 feet and it overlooks beaches, forests & the city of Vishakhapatnam. It is one of the best tourist spots in the city for a bird's eye view of the bay. The place offers plenty of leisure activities which is also one of the reasons for people visiting the place. For small children, circular train is there for fun and enjoyment. Moreover, among adventure games, it gives visitors really good paragliding facilities.

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Simhachalam Temple

Simhachalam Temple

Simhachalam temple is well connected from Vizag city centers and there is a local station stop for trains. Long distance express trains usually do not stop here. From Vizag Railway station it is 45 minutes drive by road and 30 minutes from airport. Frequent buses available locally for hill top. There is a Trekking route available for trekking lovers from Madhavadhara side, two hours climbing to temple premises with steep natural stone steps and a beautiful view of Vizag city and at the other side the temple view from hill top.

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Bheemili Beach

Bheemili Beach

Considered to be one of the safest, Bheemunipatnam, also known as ‘Bhimlipatam’ or ‘Bheemli’ beach is located at the mouth of Gosthani River in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh and is a scene 24 km drive from Visakhapatnam. The distance is comfortable for an early evening drive with the family from Vizag to the beach and back to the city. An old 18th Century lighthouse is another attraction on the beach that guides ships at sea even today.

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Borra Caves

Borra Caves

Borra Caves are located at a distance of 92 Km north of Visakhapatnam. The caves open with 100 meter on horizontal plane and about 75 meters on vertical plane. These caves spread over an area of one square KM and the origin of river Gosthani which flows through the district. This you must see if you are in Araku Valley or in Visakhapatnam. This location is at a height of 800 to 1300 meters from MSL. William King the British geologist discovered this million years old cave in the year 1807.

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Indira Gandhi Zoological Park

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is located amidst Kambalakonda Reserve Forest in Visakhapatnam. This Zoological Park is named after The Former Prime Minister Of India, Mrs. Indira Gandhi. It was declared open to the public on 19 May 1977.[2] It covers an area of 625 acres (253 ha). The Zoo Park is about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the Visakhapatnam railway station on the NH5 near Madhurwada. It has two Entrance and Exit gates oppositely. One towards NH5 and the other towards Beach road at Sagarnagar.

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INS Kursura

INS Kursura

INS Kursura, the out of service submarine that fought in the war of 1971, stands elegantly like a giant whale. In black color on the famous RK beach of Visakhapatnam aka Vishakhapatnam. From a height, it appears like a fish out of the water. It is now one of its kind submarine museum in Asia. Only second in the world where you can go inside the submarine. And for some time feel the lives of those who live in them under the water. As they work towards securing our lives on land. It was built by the Russians and first came to Visakhapatnam in 1970.

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Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary

Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary

If you are ready for some high-voltage drama amid thrilling days and sleepless nights, then the Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary is your ultimate destination. Being one of the few eco-centres of Andhra Pradesh, it has the Indian leopard as its star attraction. This dry evergreen forest has been designed keeping the natural habitats of wildlife intact providing them a haven with a near-natural look. Kambalakonda's four mountainous terrains offer some amazing trekking trails coupled with picturesque views of the surrounding landscapes.

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Mudasarlova Reservoir 

Mudasarlova Reservoir 

Mudasarlova reservoir can be categorised under Water Gateways and is a popular tourist place in Vizag. Near to bustling town but so calm. Developed adjacent to Mudasarlova Cheruvu (lake) which is fed by the springs Orignating from Kambalakonda and kailasa hill Ranges,The Park has the best set up possible for picnicking.This beautiful site near the lake nestles amidst hills and plam tress. There are pretty parks fulll of beautiful flowers and different types of trees,fountains, birds in cages as well as several picnic sports.

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Visakhapatnam Beach

Visakhapatnam Beach

Visakhapatnam is the largest city, both in terms of area and population, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located on the coast of Bay of Bengal in the north eastern region of the state. Vizag is sometimes referred to as the “Goa of the east coast.” Just like its west coast counterpart, it has beautiful virgin beaches, reddish laterite hillocks, smooth roads and stunning landscape. Health-tourism is a fast developing industry. Visakhapatnam is variously referred to as Jewel on the Coramandel Coast, Steel city, and the City of Destiny.