Vizag is the famous name of the port town, Visakhapatnam. Situated in the south-eastern coastline of India, Vizag is one of the biggest cities in Andhra Pradesh. Vizag, essentially an industrial city, promptly turns into a hot tourist spot all thanks to its lovely beaches, breathtaking hillocks, a lavish green landscape, and rich history and culture.
The city Visakhapatnam gets its name from the Hindu God of valour, Visakha. The city is found exquisitely among the hills of the Western Ghats with its eastern side facing towards the Bay of Bengal. The city has also called as City of Destiny and Goa of the East Coast. Vizag has arisen as a heaven for tourist. Vizag has the resources of curiosity and captivates, which amuses tourist from an extensive variety of interests.
Attractions: Kailasagiri, Rama Krishna Beach, Rishikonda Beach, Submarine Museum, Bheemili Beach, Simhachalam, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Kali Temple, Sri Venkateswara Swamy Konda, Tatipudi Reservoir, etc…
Nearby places: Araku Valley, Kakinada, Annavaram, Rajahmundry, Papikondalu, Bhadrachalam.
Best Time to visit: November to February.
Peak Season: November to February.
How to Reach
- By Air: City has own airport, which is recently converted as International. The airport is well connected with all major cities of India and also Dubai and Singapore. The airport is only a distance of 16 km.
- By Rail: The railway station of Visakhapatnam is running from 1894 to till the date. The station is well connected to the major cities of India.
- By Road: Visakhapatnam is on the NH5 which is also a portion of the Golden tetragon. The city has a vast road network. All kind of transportation service (buses, cabs or taxis, etc…) are available for hire from all the cities of the state and major cities of India.