India’s Most beautiful and clean city Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam is the only city in India that has got beautiful mountains along the coast. The blue glaze shines through the dying water and the green hills nearby make for a beautiful landscape. As if a painter had painted the canvas with his crotch.

India’s Most beautiful and clean city Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam History
Visakhapatnam, also known as WiZag, is a quiet and tidy city on the coast of Coromandel. There are many stories about the Coromandel coast. They say that the correct word was Chola-Mandalam and not Koramandal. The Chola kings were ruled in this area. And this area or division was called Chola-mandalam in Tamil. But the word was difficult for the colonial merchants from France and Portugal to speak, so they called the Chola Mandalam as a corollary. Since then the coast has been renamed as Coramandal Coast.
The history of this city, even before Jesus Christ, is modern in all respects. They say that this town was once a village of fishermen. Today it is the center of the Eastern Command of the Indian Navy. The simplicity of the fishermen's tribal life and the status of the Indian army make this city very unique. That is why this city has probably been honored with the title of the cleanest city in the country.

Visakhapatnam's connection with Mahatma Buddha is also seen. Here, at a place called Totlakonda, 15 kilometers from the city, the remains of a 2500-year-old Buddhist monastery are found. This Buddhist monastery is believed to belong to the Mahayana sect of Buddhism.

Visakhapatnam port

Visakhapatnam is situated on a small bay, hence it is also called Harbor City. And why not say Visakhapatnam port which is the deepest port in the country. Its vessel is natural.

From a strategic point of view, this city has been playing a very important role. Kaushik Mukherjee, who is familiar with the city says that during the Second World War, the importance of this port was so that the British Army built pillboxes here to protect this port. Peelbox is a type of concrete structure in which machine guns are placed. In 1933 this port was opened for business. A 170-meter long ship can stay in Visakhapatnam port. It is the fourth-largest port in the country in trade. At one time, the Harbor City Visakhapatnam was more attractive to the merchants than the port of Calcutta because it took less time to reach it.

Ramakrishna Beach:

India’s Most beautiful and clean city Visakhapatnam

There are many beaches in Visakhapatnam, but the most attractive beach here is Ramakrishna Beach. Being in the heart of the city, this beach is a favorite among the people. The beach road is located along this coast. One to the east is the beach and to the west are beautiful rows of beautiful buildings. Among these buildings is the Ramakrishna Mission Bhavan, the name of this building was named Ramakrishna Beach. The municipal corporation here has not left any stone unturned in decorating Beech Road. Small parks and statues built on the side of the road give life to this place.

Traffic is restricted here just before seven o'clock in the morning because a large number of locals come here for Morning Walk. From the first ray of dawn, people can be seen here. Because it is the east coast of the country, watching the sunrise from here is a very pleasant experience.
Walkthrough it and you will see the main attractions like, INS Kurusura Submarine, Air Force Museum, Fisherman, Fishing Dock, Zoo Front Gate, Wuda Park, Children's Park, Rishikonda Beach, Andhra Pradesh Tourism Board
By the way, all day long the beach is quite interesting. But as the evening goes on, it starts to grow more and more. If there is a weekend then there is a gathering of locals. There are also some small restaurants around the coast. Where other foods can also be tasted with seafood. Even some food stalls on the coast begin to decorate. Here, handicrafts made of shells and oysters are also available in some shops.

Rishikonda Beach

Rishikonda Beach offers a lot for adventure lovers like you if you want to get hands-on with the waves of the ocean. You can enjoy water sports like kayaking, scuba diving, etc. Here all these activities are done under the supervision of professional scuba diving trainers. There are several restaurants where you can sit down and relieve your fatigue. Rishikonda Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Andhra Pradesh, its water binds you like it is not yet touristy and it is clean. Rishikonda Beach is about 8 kilometers away from the city.

Indira Gandhi Zoological Park

Spread over about 450 acres, the zoo has been endeavoring to provide its natural environment to various animals. So it's nice to see it. This beautiful wildlife park is closed on Mondays. Despite being so close to the city, there is no shortage of wildlife here. The sanctuary is home to 400 different species of wildlife.

Dolphin Nose

If you are standing on Ramakrishna beach then a unique structure will be seen on the roof to your right. This is a circular hill called dolphin hose. Its height is 350 meters. Before independence, the British The army used this high place to monitor the entire port and city. There is also a lighthouse here. There are a church, a mausoleum, and a temple.

Kurasura Submarine Museum

You go to Visakhapatnam and see you don’t watch the Kurusura Submarine Museum is not possible. The Kursura submarine Visakhapatnam standing on the beach road with its full glory is identified. This submarine was ordered from the Soviet Union. Phaniraj ji, who has been stationed on this submarine for fifteen years and is now taking over the responsibility of the curator of this submarine, says, “It was the foundation stone of the Indian Navy submarine branch. During the 31 glorious years of its service, the submarine participated in almost all types of naval operations, covering a distance of 73,500 nautical miles. INS Kurusura played an important role in the Indo-Pak war of 1971. The submarine had extended goodwill and cordiality through its pioneering voyages and the mission of flag sighting in other countries. In its enormous life span, INS Kurusura changed control 13 times, with its last commanding officer, Commander K.M. Sridharan has been. INS Kurusura was decommissioned on February 27, 2001. After its decommissioning, the Kurusura submarine was taken to RK. The beach was transformed into a submarine museum in Visakhapatnam. The museum was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Chandrababu Naidu on August 09, 2002 and opened to the public on August 24, 2002 ”

The submarine had a duty of 75 people. It took a year and a half to get it from the sea to here. Real-life is depicted below the depths of the sea by the model to understand the audience in the submarine. Every year thousands of tourists come to visit the Kursura Submarine Museum. Today, even though India has become self-reliant in the construction of submarines, the name of Kurusura submarine is still recorded in golden letters in the history of submarines.

TU142 Aircraft Museum

In front of the Kurusura Submarine Museum is the Aircraft Museum. Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority has constructed this unique museum at a cost of Rs 14 crore. The museum was inaugurated in 2017 by the Honorable President Ramnath Kovind. In this museum, you will also be able to see inside the TU142 aircraft. The museum has several galleries in which the Indian Air Force activities are displayed by the model. This museum is very appealing to the children. Along with the alphabet of Vizag, there is a huge craze for selfie-taking in young people.


If you want to see the most beautiful view of Visakhapatnam, then go to Kailashgiri. Try to go either in the morning or in the evening. Kailashgiri is the name of a small hill on which a beautiful park is built. The shrine of Shiva Parvati welcomes you to the top of this park. Greenery all around and the clear blue sky above makes for a spectacular view. To reach Kailashgiri, one can also go by cable car from below. You can enjoy this ropeway by spending 90 rupees. On the hill itself, there is a Children's Park, Titanic Viewpoint, Cavern, Telescopic Point. There is also a toy train for children.

A view of Visakhapatnam is seen in one direction from the hill. The road to Kailashgiri is very beautiful. The beach goes along with you. When you go to sea for boating, Kailash falls from there. From far away, Kailashgiri, written in white letters on the hill, looks beautiful. From here, the view of the Bay of Bengal is very beautiful. The park is open from 8am to 8pm.
Sinhachalam Temple
Sinhachalam Temple is a magnificent temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is of great importance to the locals here. Every year, thousands of people come to orbit around the country. Every year, in the month of June-July, devotees visit the 34-kilometer long hill of Sinhachalam.

The architecture of this temple is worth seeing. Here the legend of Hiranyakashyap and the devotee Pralad is depicted in the form of an idol.

The face of this temple is on the west side. The central part of the temple is designed according to the Kalinga architecture style. This temple is located at the top of the hill due to which the name of this temple is named Sinhachalam. "Singh" in Sanskrit means "lion" and "Adri" and "immovable" mean hill. This temple is one of 18 "Narsingh areas" located in India of Lord Narasimha.

The decoration of the temple is worth seeing. This temple is built on the top of the lush green Sinhachalam mountain, 20 km from Visakhapatnam. The way to get here is very pleasant.

Ross Hill Church

It is said that the soul of Visakhapatnam lies in its three hills. The highest peak of these three hills is called Ross Hill, where there is a beautiful white church. The name of this church is Mother Mary. This church was built in 1864. In the two peaks of the rest is the Dargah of Baba Ishq Medina at one peak and the temple of Lord Venkateswara on the other. These three hills symbolize communal harmony among the people of Visakhapatnam.

International Yacht (Ship) Festival
Yacht tourism in India is moving very fast. Until now, for luxury such as yachts, people had to travel to Thailand or even some people in Goa could fulfill their passion. But there was nothing like it on the East Coast. If you talk about adventure tourism, water sports, the east coast of the country was dry on this topic. While the water here is very clear. Andhra Pradesh Tourism pioneered the launch of yacht tourism. The country's first International Yacht Festival was celebrated on the beautiful seashore of Visakhapatnam amidst months of hard work and stringent laws of the Navy. And with that came a new beginning of water sports. From now on, Visakhapatnam will also be known for yacht tourism.

When the white plush yacht hovers over the vast expanse of sea, the excitement of the tourists is worth seeing. There are many sizes of yachts available. You can enjoy this luxury with people in large yachts or even go on small yachts to have a very personal experience. The small yacht has a cabin and every convenience is taken care of. You also have fun fishing on this yacht.

Riding on the yacht, as you blink, you rise to the depths of the sea far away from the coast and leave behind the cityscape of Visakhapatnam. The buildings in the queue and the hills behind them shake hands and greet you. Holidays once spent on a yacht will fill you with a lot of energy.

The taste of Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam food is known for its fast and strong spices. There is an important role of chilli in the mines of Andhra Pradesh. Pasirudu is a popular dish here that people like to eat for breakfast. This dish made with mung beans is eaten with coconut and tomato sauce. There is a small restaurant near Rishikonda hill which is run by Raju and his wife. This restaurant of them is very famous for seafood. The mutton curry, fried fish and prawns spice are sure to taste here. Visakhapatnam food is full of spices.

Enjoy evening snacks at Ramakrishna Beach. Here, Bhutti, Chaat, Panipuri, Muri, raw mango spices etc. Try it. Chilli pancakes and banana pakodas also get a great taste here.

Must try mutton gongura at dinner. The dam biryani here is also very famous. By the way, Visakhapatnam is similar to paradise for non-veg eaters but if you are a vegetarian then you also get many unique flavors like Cord Rice, Gutti Wankaya Kura (stuffed eggplant curry) Pulihora, Upma, Medwara etc.

Shopping in Visakhapatnam

There are two markets for shopping in Visakhapatnam: Sripuram and Water Road Market. You can buy pochampalli, kalamkari saree and fabric from here. Nearby is Vijayawada, where the finest khaddar (Lenin fabric) is made, you can buy them from these markets too. From Visakhapatnam you can buy the Traditional Wooden Toy. Oyster handicrafts can also be purchased on Beach Road.

Araku Valley

Araku Valley, located 114 km from Visakhapatnam, is a fine specimen of natural beauty. It is the only hill station in Andhra Pradesh. The city is situated amidst the beautiful landmarks of the Eastern Ghats and has a rich cultural as well as the traditional past. This place is probably the most beautiful hill station in the south. Geographically the Araku Valley has been blessed with the natural beauty of the Anantagiri and Sankarimata reserve forests. The valley is surrounded by mountains of Galikonda, Rakkonda, Chitamogondi, and Sankarimata. Galikonda hill has the distinction of being the tallest hill in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Araku Valley is famous for its Coffee Plantation, Tribal Museum, Tidea, Borra Caves, Sangada Waterfalls and Padmapuram Botanical Gardens etc. The Organic Coffee here, 'Araku Emerald' has been boasting overseas.

To better see the beauty of this beautiful valley, Indian Rail has launched a special tourist train. It is also called a glass train. Sitting in it, you can have a 300-degree view of the valley. On the way from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley, there are 10-12 tunnels, passing through the jungle, the view of Araku Valley is worth seeing. The train departs at 6 am. If you want to enjoy this valley in the true sense then make sure to visit this train once. If you want to enjoy this valley in the true sense, go by train once.

Bamboo chicken

Andhra Pradesh is home to 119 types of tribes. You can taste this form of folklife as the famous bamboo chicken here. When you visit Araku Valley, you must try the bamboo chicken on the way. Inside bamboo, marinate with sharp spices and fill the meat of desi hen and cook on a coal flame which is served on the leaf. Your journey to Araku will be considered incomplete until you try this lousy chicken. This chicken of tribal style is very popular here.

so, friends, you should visit this beautiful  Visakhapatnam city, I 100% sure you will feel like heaven here.


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