Vishakhapatnam has a specific mention in Indian history. Many historical happenings have took place at this sea port. Being the oldest shipyard and natural harbour in India, it serves as the bridge between the westerners to connect with India. With its location contributing to the picturesque landscapes of the city, its rich cultural past adds immense value to its name.
If you look for a destination that would keep your spirits soaring with natural beauties and manmade wonders, Visakhapatnam, popularly known as Vizag is the right place.
Visakhapatnam truly offers something for every type of traveler.
Behold the beauty of the sea goddess from the top of Kailasa giri. This is lovely part is located on a picturesque hill top that oversees the East Coast. View from the tip of this park will cast chill down your spine. The serene beauty accompanied by perfect ambiance will take you to the seventh heaven. This palace has now developed into a most sought after tourist destination at Vizag. T Shiva Parvathi Statue, Shanku Chakra Naama, Floral Clock, Jungle Trails, Food Court, Titanic View Point, Shanti Ashram and lot more.
Rishikonda Beach is frequented by tourists as it is one of the best beaches in Andhra Pradesh. The beautiful beach is situated 8 km from Vizag. If you love water sports, you will love this beach. Swimming, wind surfing and skiing are some of the water sports available here. The beach stimulates the element of adventure in you while at the same time remains a perfect spot if you want a quiet evening.
The name of the beach, come from the Rama Krishna beach that is located across the beach road. This beach is the most popular beach at Vizag and is found crowed on all days. Another important feature of this beach is the KursuraSubmarine Museum, which exhibit all marine animals and preserves Kalvari submarine.
This beach is also best place for indulging in water sports. Road side restaurants at this beach serves best spicy sea foods. Everyone will ask for a second helping at these road side restaurants.
Airport : Vishakhapatnam has its own airport, which is has regular flights to cities like Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi and Kolkata.
Train : Vizag is well connected to other parts of India through rail ways. There is more train frequency to major cities including Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Chennai.
Bus : Frequent and regular bus services are available to Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Chennai, Bhubaneswar and Tirupati.