Top Places to Visit In Andhra Pradesh

Top places to visit in Andhra Pradesh are Tirupati, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Srisailam, Guntur, Kurnool and many more.

Updated: September 26, 2019

Top places to visit in Andhra Pradesh are Tirupati, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Srisailam, Guntur, Kurnool and many more.

Tirupati:

Tirupati is one of the most popular pilgrimage centres in the country which is situated in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. Tirupati is one of the oldest cities of India, with Sri Venkateshwara Temple as primary attraction, which is the highlight of the town. Spread over an area of 26 kilometres, Sri Venkateshwara Temple is situated on the seventh hill and is a religious landmark where thousands of people come to pay their respects every day.

Visakhapatnam:

Visakhapatnam, also commonly known as Vizag, is one of the oldest port cities in the country that is situated in the heart of Andhra Pradesh. Visakhapatnam is known for its picturesque beaches and serene landscape, as well as a rich cultural past, which makes it an ideal spot for a fantastic coastal vacation. The port of Visakhapatnam is renowned for being home to the oldest shipyard in all of India.
Vizag is dotted with many beaches along its coastline.

Vijayawada:

Vijayawada often also known as Bezawada, literally translates to 'The Place of Victory'. Located on the banks of the Krishna River, it is the third largest city in Andhra Pradesh that holds the credit of being the largest railway junction in South India. Vijayawada is bounded by the lndrakeeladri Hills on the west and the Budameru river on the north. The major attraction of the city are Kondapalli Fort, Mogalarajapuram Caves, Gandhi Stupa and Undavalli Caves.

Srisailam:

Srisailam is a hill town set on the banks of the River Krishna, in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. Srisailam is identified with its many ancient temples including a Jyotirlinga. You could seek the blessings of the almighty by visiting the many majestic temples in the city such as the one dedicated to Lord Shiva (it is renowned as Sikhareswara Swamy temple) or the famous Bhramaramba Mallikarjunaswamy Temple which is located at a height of around 457m from sea level.

Guntur:

Guntur houses the newly coined Andhra Capital of Amravathi, which lies about 30 km away. It serves as the administrative headquarters of Guntur district. It has the largest chilli market yard in Asia. Amravathi also houses the only Buddhist pilgrimage in South India. Lying on the banks of River Krishna, Guntur is renowned as textile hub and transport hub of India.

Kurnool:

Kurnool, is a small town in Andhra Pradesh which has the remains of the palace of Gopal Raju ( the last Hindu king ), ruins of a medieval fort built by Vijaynagar Empire having ancient Persian and Arabic inscriptions and the summer palace built by Kurnool rulers during the 16th century. Kurnool is a town which blends religious and historical significance.

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