Tourism in Andhra Pradesh

The state of Andhra Pradesh is renowned for a large variety of attractions. Visitors can experience historical legacies, pristine beaches, divine temples, undulating hills, verdant forests and plethora of wildlife. The state has a rich and varied cultural heritage and history. It is for this reason that the state is often referred to as the Kohinoor of India. It is a year-round tourist destination that can rejuvenate and invigorate visitors.

While most visitors associate Andhra Pradesh with its magnificent temples in Tirupati and miles of pristine beaches, the state has more to offer.


The capital of the city has a glorious past and offers many attractions. The numerous mosques, lakes, urban parks, markets, palaces and shopping malls are more than enough to keep visitors busy during their stay in Hyderabad. The most popular destinations in the city are Salar Jung Museum and Charminar, but visitors should also make it a point to the majestic palaces like Chowmahalla Palace and Purani Haveli, and the architectural marvel, the Golconda Fort.


Also referred to as Vizag, Visakhapatnam is a paradise for beach lovers. Its massive coastline is home to beautiful beaches. The city has many attractions, such as the Submarine Museum on Ram Krishna Beach and the Dolphin’s Nose viewpoint. In addition, in the vicinity of the city is the beautiful and tranquil hill station called Kailash Giri.


Located in the fertile delta of Krishna Rive, Vijayawada is known for its natural beauty. It also is renowned for Prakasam Barrage, which spans the Krishna River and is the largest barrage in Asia. The city has many magnificent and regal forts, such as the Challapalli Fort, and is home to the Moghalrajpuram Caves, which house three temples.


This place has historical importance, as it was the capital during the Kakatiya era. The city has many beautiful forts, such as Warangal Fort, but is more popular for its ancient temples, antiques and relics dating back to the 12th century AD. The region is renowned for its beautiful lakes and amazing flora and fauna.


Located on the banks of Krishna River, Srisailam offers the perfect destination to get away from the chaos of city life. This small city is the doorway to the lush green Nallamalai Hills, spectacular wildlife and verdant forests. It also has many ancient temples in the vicinity.

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