Andhra Pradesh is the south Indian state of India with the capital city as Hyderabad which is also known as the I.T hub. The state of Andhra Pradesh has a glorious history with rich cultural heritage. This stat has twenty three districts and every district has it unique feature to know.
This state is visited by many Indian and foreign tourists every year. The top places to visit can be categorized into five major cities in the state, which are Hyderabad, Warangal, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati.
The Hyderabad city is the capital city of the state of Andhra Pradesh and got its name from the Nizam’s who ruled the place. Hyderabad is an exotic place where you have numerous destinations to see divided between the old city and the new. The old city is the ancient city of the Nizams where you can still observe the rich Nizam culture, the places of old city include The Charminar, Golkonda, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Salar Jung Museum, Hussain Sagar, Shopping near charminar, The Buddha Statue, Mecca Masjid an s lot more. The new city of Hyderabad is totally modern with its information technology multinational companies, Ramoji Film City, NTR gardens, Birla Planetarium, Metro Rail, Malls, Pubs and Restaurants.
This was the capital city of the Kakatiya kingdom and the fifth largest city in the state with its splendid cultural heritage. This place was even visited by the well known Marco Polo. This place is rich is granite ores and known for rice and chilies production. The key tourist attractions in Warangal include the magnificent Thousand Pillar Temple, Warangal Fort, Ramappa Temple, Pakhal Lake, Kakatiya Rock Garden, Etunagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, Siddeshwara Temple, Padmakshi Temple.
Visakhapatnam is the port city of Andhra Pradesh. This place is known for its naval base, industries like steel plant, shipyard and exotic sandy beaches. The famous beaches in the city include Ramakrishna Beach, Rishikonda beach and punami hill beach resort, Yarada beach with a beach Restaurant and these beaches are little crowded. If you want to have fun in the private beach, then you have to shell out little extra money for a beach resort if not drive away to the beaches outside the city which include Gangavaram, Bhimili, Kambalakonda. The other places to visit apart from beaches are Jagadamba Center a famous commercial zone, Kailasagiri- a till top panoramic view of Visakhapatnam, War Memorial museum, Matsyadarshini Aquarium, Araku Valley- a hill station with tunnel train route, Borra Caves, Simhachalam, Ross Hill, submarine Museum, Naval Museum and Buddhist excavations.
This is the third biggest city of Andhra Pradesh which is surrounded by the indrakeeladri hills, Budameru River and the Krishna River. This place is also known as the commercial capital city of the state. The places to visit in Vijayawada are the famous Kanaka Durga Temple on the hill adjacent to the prakasham barrage, Besant Road, Prakasam Barrage, Gandhi Hill, Gunadala Matha Shrine, Undavalli caves, Victoria Museum, Mangalagiri,the historical Hazarat Bal Mosque which has the relic of the prophet Mohammed, Mogalarajapuram Caves, Hinkar Thirtha and Amaravati which represent the historical Buddhism and kondapalli fort.
This place is surrounded by the eastern gaths and the dense forests. This place is a pilgrimage for Hindus which has the temple of Venkateshwara and this is the busiest pilgrimage visited by almost fifty thousand pilgrims every day.