Visakhapatnam is a city in Andhra Pradesh. The city is also known as Vizag. It is a port city, and the population of the town is approximately 20 Lacs. Also, the city is significant on the traveling point of view. Furthermore, it is the most populated city of Andhra Pradesh, and in the whole country, it is 14th largest city. There are many beaches in the town that makes the place more beautiful and attractive. So if Vishakhapatnam is still in your bucket list of traveling then here are some places that you must visit in Vishakhapatnam. It is also interesting to know that Vishakhapatnam is also known as “The City of Density” and 9th largest metropolitan contributor in the country’s GDP. Besides that, the city also plays very important from a tourism point of view. There are various famous and renowned places to Visit in Vishakhapatnam. As it is one of the port cities in India so, most of them are beaches.

Places to visit in Vishakhapatnam

Bora Caves

If you are an adventurous person, then you must visit this place because Bora Caves are the deepest caves in India. The depth of the caves is 80 meters approximately.

Simhachalam Temple

This is a Hindu temple and situated on the Simhachalam hills. The temple is located 500 meters above the level of the sea. It is also interesting to know that the temple is dedicated to Varah Narasimha. Varah Narasimha is considered as God Vishnu’s manifestation of deity in Hindu mythology.

Yarada Beach

Vishakhapatnam is famous for its beaches. Yarada Beach is one of them. It is at a distance of 15 kilometers from Vishakhapatnam.

Rishi Konda Beach

This is another beautiful beach located in Vishakhapatnam. The beach is very famous from the tourism point of view, and state tourism board maintains the beach.

Ramakrishna Beach

This beach is located at the east coast of Bay of Bengal. It is a major point of attraction for the tourists. In addition to that, the beach is very close to Vuda Park.

Araku Valley

Beaches aren’t the only place to visit in Vishakhapatnam. Araku Valley is a hill station in Vishakhapatnam. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the forests surrounding this place. This is the best place to get insights into nature.

Vishakhapatnam Zoo

Zoo is the best place to visit if you are an animal lover. And if you are with your family, then this is the best place to have fun. Besides that, this is the third largest zoo in the country. It is also known as Indira Gandhi Zoological Park and is named after the name of India’s first women Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Kothapally Waterfalls

If you want to feel the beautiful sight of nature then this waterfall is must visit. It’s very amusing and has the power of enchanting any person.

Vuda City Central Park

This is a very popular park in Vishakhapatnam and also known as the Urban Park of the city. Also Vuda City Central Park is the first park to have musically fountain in Vishakhapatnam.

Dolphin’s Nose

These are hills located near Yarada Beach and named as Dolphin’s Nose because it looks like Dolphin’s nose. If you are visiting Yarda Beach, then you should also go to this place.

Sri Kanaka Maha Lakshmi Temple

It is also one of the must-visit places in Vishakhapatnam. It is a Hindu temple and located in Burujupeta place of city Vishakhapatnam.

Weather in Visakhapatnam

Generally, there are three seasons in Vishakhapatnam. And these are summers, winter, and monsoon. It is summers from April to June. From July to September it is Monsoon and winters come from October to March.

Best time to visit

If your plan is to visit Vishakhapatnam then prepare according to the weather, this is the best way of enjoying your trip. As the city located on the coast of Bay of Bengal, so winters are the best time to visit the place. You can plan your trip in between October to March. During these months the temperature is neither very cold nor very hot. Usually, it is in between 16 Degree Celsius to 27 degree Celsius.

Hotels near the Beaches in Visakhapatnam

The Bheemili Resort:

Located 25 KM North-Eat of Visakhapatnam

Ginger Vizag:

Located in Dwarka Nagar

Dolphin Hotel:

Located in Dabagardens Visakhapatnam

The Park Visakhapatnam:

Located in Beach Road Visakhapatnam

Fairfield by Marriott Visakhapatnam:

Located in KSR Prime, R&B Junction, Visakhapatnam

Food at Visakhapatnam

In breakfast, you can enjoy South Indian Delicacies. Raju Garu Biryani and chicken biryani with Matan kyma is also famous in Visakhapatnam. Wood-fired Pizzas are also one of the famous food items in Visakhapatnam. Doda, Bhaji and Bamboo are also there in the list. Besides all these Halwa is famous is the category of cuisine’s and you must try the coffee. Further, as it is a coastal area, so seafood is also renowned there.

How to Reach Visakhapatnam

The train is the best way to reach Visakhapatnam. The junction of Visakhapatnam is connected with all the big cities of India. It includes New Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, and Kolkata. Trains keep on running from these cities frequently.

Furthermore, if a person is willing to travel by air, then this is also possible. You can get flights from all the major cities of the country like Delhi, Chennai, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, and Pune. Visakhapatnam airport operates with domestic flights usually.

However, if you want to go there by bus, you can do that as well. You can pre-book tickets online. But it will take a long time than the train if you want to travel by bus.


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