Andhra Pradesh is located on the southern eastern coast of India. It is the seventh largest state of the country. Andhra Pradesh will give you the unforgettable memories, for your life. It is such a nice place that, it is known as Koh-I-Nor of India. You will get to see everything like caves, hills, wildlife Sanctuary, forest, Temple, beaches, forts and many other things. There is a presence of rich climate, which is good for many crops like rice, pulses, chilly, cotton, gram etc. There are many pharmaceutical manufacturing hubs. The rich culture, heritage sites, ancient temples and architectural forts have made Andhra Pradesh one of the top tourist destination to visit in India.  Places to visit in Andhra Pradesh:

VISAKHAPATNAM

top places to visit in Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam is the largest city of Andhra Pradesh. It is the financial capital of the state. Andhra Pradesh is also called as, The City of Density, The Jewel City of East Coast and Goa of the East Coast. It is the 100 fastest growing city of the world. There is every necessary attraction like hilltops, beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, valleys, forts, temples and many other things that make it a top destination of Andhra Tourism. It is a beautiful picturesque spot, for all type of tourist. Places to visit in Visakhapatnam are:

  • Submarine Museum
  • Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Matsyadarshini Aquarium
  • VUDA Park
  • Buddhist Excavation
  • Yarada Beach
  • Simhachalan Temple
  • Katiki Waterfalls
  • Rishikonda Beach
  • Araku Valley
  • Ramakrishna Beach
  • War Memorial
  • Indira Gandhi Zoological park
  • Borra Caves
  • Borra Caves
  • Dolphin’s Nose
  • Bheemilli Beach
  • Lawson’s Bay Beach
  • Kailasagiri Hill Park
  • Gangavaran Beach

NELLORE

top places to visit in nellore

Nellore is located at the bank of river Peena. It is situated on NH5 i.e. Chennai Kolkata Highway, which is the main part of Golden Quadrilateral Expressway Project. Nellore is close to the sea, because of that the land is fertile and mainly used for agriculture. People of this city are mainly engaged in Aquaculture and farming of Paddy. Nellore is very famous for the production of mica and gold jewelry. In ancient times, this city was ruled by many dynasties like Chola, Mauryas, Pallava and many more. Places to visit in Nellore are:

  • Penchalakona
  • Pulicat Lake
  • Udayagiri Fort
  • Bara Shaheed Dargah
  • Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary
  • Jonnawada
  • Mypadu Beach
  • Venkatagiri Fort

TIRUPATI

top places to visit in tirupati

Tirupati is also known as the Spiritual Capital of Andhra Pradesh, because of the famous spiritual pilgrimage spot, i.e. Tirumala Venkateswara Temple. This temple is situated at the foothills of Tirumala Hills. Every day around 50,000 people are visiting this place. The temple is mainly decorate with flowers and the temple is platted with gold. It is the best and very famous ‘AP tourism’ site and also named as the Best Heritage City. The temple of Tirupati is the richest temple of India. Places to visit in Tirupati are:

  • Sri Venkateshwara Temple
  • Tirumala Temple
  • Deer Park
  • Kanipakam
  • Talakona Waterfalls
  • Sri Vari Museum
  • Srikalahasti
  • TTD Gardens
  • ISKCON Tirupati
  • Sri Govindarajaswami Temple
  • Swami pushkarini Lake
  • Nellore
  • Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
  • Chandragiri Palaces and Fort
  • Sri Venkateshwara Zoological Park

RAJAHMUNDRY

places to visit in rajamundry

Rajahmundry is located at the banks of river Godavari. The earlier name of this town was Rajamahendravaram at the time Chalukya Dynasty. The longest road cum bridge in Asia and the second largest in the world known as Kovvuru Bridge, which is situated in Rajahmundry. It is very famous for its ancient vedic culture. The state is having, one of the largest cloth market in India and also the largest market of gold, silver and platinum. It is the best site of Andhra tourism, to explore your shopping. Places to visit in Rajahmundry are:

  • Rajamundry Temple
  • Pattiseema
  • Sir Arthur Cotton Museum
  • Papi Hills
  • Goutami Ghat
  • Markandeya Temple
  • Godavari Bridge
  • Sri Krishna Godavari Boat Travels
  • Rallabandi Subbarao Government museum
  • Dowleswaram Barrage
  • Kotilingeswara Temple

CHITTOOR

places to visit in chittoor

Chittoor is situated at the banks of Ponnai River. The city is mainly engaged in agricultural products like mango, tamarind, sugarcane, jaggery and many other products. The town has various hills, waterfalls, ancient temples, which make it a place of tourism in Andhra Pradesh. Chittoor is very famous for its rich history and scriptures. It is also known as Mango City, because of the wide production of variety of Mangoes. Places to visit in Chittoor are:

  • Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Horsley Hills
  • Srikalahasti Temple
  • Kailasakonda Waterfalls
  • Sri Venkateswara Temple
  • Ramagiri
  • Nagari Hills
  • Mogili

KADAPA

places to visit in kadapa

Kadapa is also known as Gadapa, because it the gateway to Tirumala hills, in the west. There are various ancient kingdoms ruling Kadapa like, Kingdom of Mysore, the Nizams, Cholas and many more. The town is very famous for its glamorous Dravidian style of architecture. There is a known as Bellum cave, which is the longest cave of Indian Subcontinent. Kadapa is also famous for its spicy food. All these things make the Kadapa a famous pilgrimage spot of Andhra Tourism. Places to visit In Kadapa are:

  • Belum Caves
  • Brahmamgari Matam Temple
  • Sri Venkateswara Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Gandikota Fort
  • Ameen Peer Dargah Shrine
  • Bhagvan Mahavir Government Museum
  • Sri Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple
  • Ontimitta
  • Pushpagiri

VIJAYAWADDA

places to visit in vijaywada

Vijayawadda is the third largest city of Andhra Pradesh. It was earlier known as Bezawada. The city is also known as The Business Capital of Andhra Pradesh, because of the major spot of business and trading in the state. It is situated at the banks of river Krishna. This city was recognized as the Global Future City by McKinsey. There you get to see varieties of animals like wild dogs, wolves, leopards, jackals etc. Vijayawada is a rich cultural and heritage site of AP tourism, having various ancient temples, caves, rivers, monuments and many other sites. Places to visit in Vijayawada are:

  • Kondapalli Fort
  • Undavalli Caves
  • Subramanya Swamy Temple
  • Kanaka Durga Temple
  • Prakasam Barrage
  • Mogalarajapuram Caves
  • Victoria Museum
  • Hinkar Thirtha
  • Kolleru Lake
  • Amaravathi
  • Mangalagiri
  • Gunadala Matha Shrine
  • Bhavani Island
  • Gandhi Hill
  • Rajiv Gandhi Park

ONGOLE

places to visit in ongole

Ongole is famous for its special breed of oxen, known as the Ongole Gitta. It is famous Zebu cattle breed. There are various ancient Hindu temples. Ongole has major beaches, which are providing the special water sports facilities. The city has a major tobacco trading in Andhra Pradesh and also famous for its small business industries. Places to visit in Ongole are:

  • Vodarevu Beach
  • Mallavaram Beach
  • Shri Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir
  • Bhairavakona
  • Tangutur
  • Kothapatnam Beach
  • Kashi Visweswara Swamy Temple
  • Chandavaram
  • Chennakesava Swamy Temple

ARAKU VALLEY

places to visit in araku valley

Araku Valley in the beautiful hill station, and is situated in the Eastern Ghats. The coffee of Araku Valley is very famous, which is mainly grown under organic practices. It is situated in the Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh. It is situated at the height of 1,300m above the sea level. There are beautiful landscapes, marvelous sounds of waterfalls and chirping of birding, which make it a best place to visit in Andhra Pradesh. Some attractions of Araku Valley are:

  • Bheemunipatnam Beach
  • Dumbriguda Waterfalls
  • Tyda Park
  • Araku Tribal Museum
  • Sangda Waterfallls
  • Anantagiri Hills
  • Paadmapuram Botanical Garden
  • Matsyagundam
  • Chaaparai

KURNOOL

places to visit in kurnool

Kurnool is the oldest capital of Andhra Pradesh. It is also known as Kandenapalli or the city of Kandena. The city is situated in the western central part of Andhra Pradesh. Kurnool has rich history and it is a multicultural society. The town is very famous for the rock paintings. There are many interesting and historic things to see in Kurnool, which makes it the best historic place of ‘Andhra tourism’. Places to visit in Kurnool are:

  • Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kurnool Fort
  • Kondareddy Burz
  • Belum Caves
  • Adoni Fort
  • Buddha Statue
  • Venugolaswami Temple
  • Nallamala Forest
  • Mantralayam
  • Tomb of Abdul Wahab
  • Oravakallu Rock Garden

ANANTAPUR

places to visit in anantapur

Anantpur the largest district of Andhra Pradesh. It is not a well-known place. Anantpur has a large diamond mining industry. There is a tree in Anantapur which is one of the largest banana tree in the world, the tree was of Thimmamma Marrimanu. That tree was covering the area of around 2.7 acres. Agriculture is mainly done by the people of Anantapur, crops like chili, maize, cotton are grown here. Places to visit in Anantapur are:

  • ISCKON Temple
  • Ravadurg Gooty Fort
  • Lepakshi
  • Anantapur Clock Tower
  • Aluru Kona
  • Bugga Ramalingeswara Swami Temple
  • Hemavathi
  • Penna Ahobilam
  • Veera Bhadra Temple
  • Thimmamma Marrimanu
  • Penukonda Fort

PUTTAPARTHI

places to visit in puttaparthi

Puttarpathi is situated on the banks of river Chitravathi. It is the birthplace of Shri Sathya Sai Baba. The town is surrounded by arid and rocky hills which are mainly bordering the Karnataka. This place is known globally, because of its religious importance. This town does not have much natural scenic beauty, but it offers you the modern approach towards the religion. Puttarparthi is a small village, having the urban facilities. Places to visit in Puttaparthi are:

  • Sri Sathya Sai Space Theatre
  • Village Mosque
  • Chitravathi River
  • Sathya Sai Ashram
  • Anjaneya Hanuman Swami
  • Gokulam
  • Gopuram
  • Chaitanya Jyoti Museum

OTHER PLACES TO VISIT IN ANDHRA PRADESH ARE:

SECUNDERABAD

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AMALAPURAM

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HORSLEY HILLS

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SRIKALAHASTIplaces to visit in srikalahasti

SRIKAKULAMplaces to visit in srikakulam

SRISAILAMplaces to visit in Srisailam

GUNTURplaces to visit in guntur

KAIKINADAplaces to visit in Kakinada

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