Best Tourism places in Vizag


Visakhapatnam (nicknamed as Vizag and sometimes known by its historical name Waltair) is the largest city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh located 370 kilometres (230 mi) north east of Capital Region(Guntur). It is the third largest city on the east coast of India (after Chennai and Kolkata). It is a port city on the southeast coast of Bay of Bengal and often called as "The Jewel of the East Coast" and the "City of Destiny". As of 2011, the population was recorded as 2,091,811 and occupying 681.96 km2 (263.31 sq mi), it is the administrative headquarters of Visakhapatnam district. Visakhapatnam is the largest city, commercial hub and a financial capital of Andhra Pradesh. The prominence of the city got highlighted once again when it figured along with Ajmer and Allahabad during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US tour. It is situated in the Eastern Ghats and on the coast of Bay of Bengal on the east. The city is known for heavy industries, steel plant, seaport, natural harbour and shipyard. The city is the headquarters to Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy.

Vizag is blessed with natural beauty, with hill ranges, pristine beaches along its coastline and lush, natural valleys. The city is surrounded by three hills, Sri Venkateswara Konda, Ross Hill and Dargah Konda. Each hill is home to a shrine, dedicated to three different religions. The Venkateswara Konda is home to the Vekateswara Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva; Ross Hill houses the Church of Virgin Mary; and the Dargah Konda is home to the tomb of a Muslim saint called Baba Ishaq Madina Dargah.



RK Beach

Arakau Valley

Borra Caves

Kailasagiri

Kambala Konda

Zoo Park

Yerramatti Dibbalu

Visakha Musium

Children Theatre

Jaatara

Thotla Konda

Matsya Darshini