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About visakhapatnam

The ancient city of Visakhapatnam or Vizag is located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a city charting its course by navigating the waves of traditional culture with a fresh breeze of cosmopolitanism. Visakhapatnam boasts several ancient Buddhist establishments such as Sankaram, Bojjannakonda, Bavikonda, Totlakonda, Boudharamam, Saligudam, and Devipuram which are at least two millennia old. It is blessed with pristine beaches such as Lawson's Bay, Rushikonda, Bheemili and Gangavaram beaches ideal for sea bathing and surfing. \r\n\r\nOne can unwind at Keertana Vanamu Beach Resort, while Bheemunipatnam is a beach town ideal for spending weekends. Step inside Dolphin's Nose Lighthouse and visit the scenic parks of Vishakhapatnam such as Kailasagiri Hilltop Park, comprising acres of varied flora, fauna and tropical trees beside presenting a fabulous view of the city. Vishakhapatnam is blessed to have Araku Valley hill station, the Borra Caves and Tyda, an eco-tourism park. Visakha Museum, Matsyadarshini Aquarium and INS Kursura Submarine Museum will unfold the pages of history to you, while movie buffs will be enthralled by Dr. Ramanaidu Film Studios. Peek into the animal kingdom at Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary, and Kondakarla Ava Bird Sanctuary. For a touch of spirituality, there is the ISKCON Temple, Arasavalli Temple, Ross Hill beside others.

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  • Best time to visit visakhapatnam From October to March, the weather loses its stinging heat and becomes bearable with temperatures ranging betw...Read More
  • How to reach visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam Airport is connected by daily flights to Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, ...Read More
  • Transport In visakhapatnam APSRTC has bus services traversing the length and breadth of this city as residents of Visakhapatnam prefer ci...Read More
  • People of visakhapatnam As of 2011, the population of the city was recorded as 1,728,128. Hinduism is practised by the most of the peo...Read More
  • Languages of visakhapatnam Telugu is the official language but two dialects of Telugu are spoken by the people. English and Hindi are als...Read More
  • History of visakhapatnam Vishakhapatnam has seen various dynasties extend their conquering it, such as the Ikshvakus, the Pallavas, the...Read More
  • Culture of visakhapatnam Being an ancient city, Vishakhapatnam’s various ruling dynasties had a significant influence on the state'...Read More
  • Weather of visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam has a wet and dry savanna climate with blistering summers from the months of March to May and te...Read More
  • Map of visakhapatnam Vishakhapatnam is located at 17.6868° N, 83.2185° E with an average elevation of 45 metres (148 feet) and occu...Read More

Best Places to visit in visakhapatnam

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Rishikonda Beach

Rishikonda Beach

Beach

Spend approx 3 hours

Rishikonda Beach lies on the Bhimli road and is a magnificent bea...
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Indira Gandhi Zoological Park

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park

Zoo-Wildlife

Spend approx 3 hours

Visakhapatnam Zoo spans across a large area of 625 aces and is lo...
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Borra Caves

Borra Caves

Caves

Spend approx 2 hours

Borra Caves lie on the eastern coast of country, in Ananthagiri h...
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VUDA Park

VUDA Park

Gardens-Woods

Spend approx 2 hours

VUDA Park was named after the former the chief Minister of the st...
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Little Italy

Little Italy

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 300 onwards

If you are in search for lovely Italian food, then try Little Ita...
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The Eatery

The Eatery

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 350 onwards

The hospitality along with the service at The Eatery is amazing T...
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Flying Spaghetti Monster

Flying Spaghetti Monster

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 1200

Flying Spaghetti Monster is a multi cuisine restaurant which serv...
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Bamboo Bay

Bamboo Bay

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 700

Bamboo Bay is a sea side restaurant in Vishakhapatnam. Its mesmer...
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Marco Polo

Marco Polo

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 800 onwards

Marco Polo is one party destination that attracts all types of pe...
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Xtreme Sports Bar

Xtreme Sports Bar

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 1000

There are not many sports bar in Visakhapatnam. Xtreme Sports Bar...
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Woodhouse

Woodhouse

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 800 onwards

Woodhouse is the most amazing bar & pub you can find in Visak...
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Dusk Palm Beach

Dusk Palm Beach

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 400 onwards

Dusk Palm Beach bar is located close to the sea which makes it a ...
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visakhapatnam Travel Talk Sharing travel experiences - one story at a time

A Heritage Walk Around The City Of Visakhapatnam

A Heritage Walk Around The City Of Visakhapatnam

Take a walk around the heritage structures of Visakhapatnam and discover the city’s unique heritage.

26 Sep 2018  | 2-minute read
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Cultural Activities, Festivals And Religion: Vishakhapatnam Beyond Tourism

Cultural Activities, Festivals And Religion: Vishakhapatnam Beyond Tourism

Live in Visakhapatnam to discover its beauty and culture embedded in its festivals, cuisine, beliefs and lifestyle.

29 Aug 2018  | 3-minute read
Tips To Plan Your Vizag Trip

Tips To Plan Your Vizag Trip

Booked your hotel in Vishakhapatnam? Here are a few tips to help you have a great vacation in the city.

09 Jul 2018  | 3- minute-read
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Popular Flights To visakhapatnam

    • MAAChennai
      VTZVishakhapatnam
    • Indigo
      6E-6835
    • 15:50 17:05
      Non Stop
    • 01h 15m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.2,600
    • CCUKolkata
      VTZVishakhapatnam
    • Air Asia India
      I5-519
    • 05:20 06:40
      Non Stop
    • 01h 20m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,131
    • BLRBengaluru
      VTZVishakhapatnam
    • Spicejet
      SG-1233
    • 18:15 08:05
      1 Stop
    • 13h 50m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.3,679
    • CJBCoimbatore
      VTZVishakhapatnam
    • Indigo
      6E-6313
    • 23:50 07:55
      1 Stop
    • 08h 05m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,253
    • RPRRaipur
      VTZVishakhapatnam
    • Air India
      AI-651
    • 12:30 13:35
      Non Stop
    • 01h 05m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,358
    • GOIGoa
      VTZVishakhapatnam
    • Indigo
      6E-744
    • 07:25 13:50
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    • 06h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,941
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