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How To Reach

Vishakhapatnam has its own airport and well connected to various cities like Bangalore, Chennai and many others. Taxis are available from the airport to reach any location in Bangalore.
Vishakhapatnam is well connected by roads and has bus services from Bangalore, Chennai, Madurai and many others to reach it. On arrival, you can hire a taxi to see the major tourist attractions.
Vishakhapatnam has its own railway station and also well connected by all the major cities like Bangalore, Chennai and many others. On arrival, you can hire a taxi to see the major tourist attractions.

Visakhapatnam - At a glance

State : Andhra Pradesh
Best Time to Travel : October to March
Language : Urdu, Telugu and English
Religion : Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism
Temperature : Summer : (22 o C to 41 o C) & Winter (15o C to 30o C)
Climate : Tropical wet and dry
Cuisine : Indian cuisine and different country foods


About Visakhapatnam

The city of Visakhapatnam lies along the Bay of Bengal. Also know as Vizag to the locals, it has a rich and varied history and is a major harbor for trading since the ancient times. It has been ruled by different Indian rulers over the period and also the British, the Dutch and the French. The eminent records kept by both Indians before time and that of the Europeans show the trade capital that the city is since a long time. The city is well connected via air to the major cities of the country. It also has good road and rail network that connects the nearby major cities.

Places to visit in Visakhapatnam

The many attractions of the Visakhapatnam city include temples and the awe inspiring beaches. Some of the best known beaches include Ramakrishna beach, Rishikonda, Gangavaram, Yarada beach, Bhimili beach. The city also boasts of museums and an aquarium. It is also known as the Goa of the eastern coast. There is Indira Gandhi Zoological Park which is conveniently located amongst the Eastern Ghats on one side and the sea on the other.

The Ramkrishna and the Rishikonda beaches are best place to spend some quality time in the sands and in water. The clean and beautiful beaches mean that many tourists and even locals find it irresistible to stay away from them. The Gangavaram beach is by far the best beach and has a rock like structure jutting out and looks like a small island. The Yarada is a beach maintained privately. It provides a scenic beauty of both the city and the sea especially from the Dolphin Nose point.

The Kali temple is located near to the Ramkrishna beach and attracts many individuals. The Vishakha museum provides an insight into the history of the city and its rich and culture. The city is a natural harbor and has a temple, mosque and a church overlooking it. The latest attraction of the city is a submarine museum. It is one of its kind and definitely a must visit place.

The other places of interest in and around the city include the Simhachalan which boasts of Sri Varaha Lakshminarasimha temple. The Araku valley provides a scenic view of the city and its surroundings. The pleasant climate and the orchards of the eastern ghat give a view to remember. The Borra caves are another major attraction. They have religious as well as historical importance. The Ananthagiri hills provide a panoramic view of the Eastern Ghats.

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