Visakhapatnam Tourism

Visakhapatnam TourismVisakhapatnam, commonly known as City of Destiny by many is one of the largest cities in the state of Andhra Pradesh with a coastal line. It is also called as the Port City of Andhra Pradesh with one of the largest seaports and the oldest shipyard of India. A place with the round the clock Tropical climate with little to none changes in the climate is one of the main tourist attractions. With a wide range of tourist spots, Visakhapatnam is the most sought after tourist destinations across the east coast. The mixture of beaches, hills, gardens, wild life sanctuary, submarine museum, hill top parks and caves amongst many constitutes to the beauty and serene attraction of the city. Visakhapatnam & Gangavaram Ports are important attractions of the city.

Tourist Attractions of Vishakhapatnam

  • Araku ValleyTourist Attractions of Vishakhapatnam
  • Kailasa Giri
  • Borra Caves
  • Ramakrishna Mission Beach
  • Vuda Park
  • Visakha Museum
  • Submarine Museum
  • Indira Gandhi zoological park
  • Light House
  • The Ross Hill
  • Dolphin’s Nose
  • Paderu
  • Dutch Cemetery
  • Appikonda
  • Anantgiri
  • Mudasarlova
  • Chodavaram

Temples in Visakhapatnam:

The city has a lot of temples spread across. the length and breadth. They are popular not only because of religious sentiments but also because of its architectural beauty. The temples are therefore visited by people of all religions. Some of the famous temples in Vizag are:
Temples in Vishakhapatnam
  • Simhachalam Temple
  • ISKCON Temple
  • Jagannath Swami Temple
  • Venkateshware Swami Temple
  • Visweswara Swami Temple
  • Krishna Temple
  • Someshwara Swami Temple
  • Kali Mandir

Hotels in Visakhapatnam:

With a heavy footfall of tourists across seasons, Visakhapatnam ensures that the quality along with customer services with hospitality is no less match. The city serves home to many 3-4-5 star hotels. Amongst the many, a few well know hotels are:

  • The Park, VisakhapatnamHotels in Vizag
  • Four Points by Sheraton
  • Novotel Visakhapatnam
  • ITC WelcomHotel Grand Bay
  • The Gateway Hotel
  • Hotel Winsar Park
  • Palm Beach Hotel & Resort
  • Sai Priya Beach Resort

There are other brands like Hyatt Regency, Marriott & Golden Tulip are few which are on their way to start their operations.

Climate in Visakhapatnam

The climate in Visakhapatnam is quite constant with almost litter to none changes across the year. With a maximum temperature about 36oC during summers to a minimum of 12oC during winters, it serves the ideal tropical weather across the year for the tourists. The ideal time to visit Visakhapatnam according to experts is any time of the year.

Transport in Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam International Airport is the busiest airport of the region with daily flights across India and International locations like Singapore, Dubai amongst many. Vishakhapatnam is well connected to all the cities within Andhra Pradesh and across the country as well. With direct rail connections to all the major junctions across the country, the rail journey tends to be seem simple and accessible at all times. The Visakhapatnam-Kirandul Express is the one of the well-known trains to Araku Valley from Visakhapatnam city.

Needless to say, the sea serves as the waterway for the Andhra Pradesh. With the oldest shipyard and the largest port, the sea transport is one of the busiest in the country.

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