Known for its pristine beaches, natural beauty, sprawling landscapes and vibrant cultures – Visakhapatnam is the largest city of Andhra Pradesh. Often called as The Jewel of the East Coast, this port city has great historical charms which can be seen in ancient monuments standing here.
Visakhapatnam’s natural wonders are worth cherishing. The beaches here are picture perfect and offer an ideal setting to spend a day under the sun. The Rishikonda Beach, along the coast of the Bay of Bengal, is known for its azure water and clear surroundings. People flock here to spend a day away from bumper to bumper traffic and enjoy some great time staring at the sunset views.
Travellers can also visit Dolphin's nose, which is a 174 m high rocky headland from where one can enjoy beautiful bird’s eye views of nature. This acts as an important light house for shippers as it has a light beam which can be seen from 64 km out at sea.
The Submarine Museum is another not to miss attraction in Visakhapatnam. Here you can see an elaborate collection of Submarines and learn more about the underwater world. People of all age groups enjoy the collection displayed at Submarine Museum. Apart from this, to spend some good time amidst nature, the Borra Caves on the East Coast of India are wonder retreat. Rising to a height of 705 m, these caves remain one of the largest in the country.
Nature lovers must also save some time to visit Kailasagiri, a calm hill top park rising 360 feet high. It is a great place to enjoy bird's eye view of the bay while taking leisurely strolls.