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Tourist Places and Things to do in Visakhapatnam

“The port city and industrial centre of Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam is known for its sparkling blue-turquoise ocean and a pristine coastline. Better referred to as the ‘Jewel of the East Coast’, the city is home to umpteen beautiful beaches like Rishikonda Beach, Yarada Beach and Rama Krishna Beach. Besides stunning beaches in Visakhapatnam, there are many other places to visit in the city including Kailasagiri and Indira Gandhi Zoological Park.

Those looking for unique things to do in Visakhapatnam can choose to indulge in water sports at Rishikonda, head to Simhachalam for spiritual guidance or visit the Borra Caves. The city is also a prominent religious centre with a number of revered temples, such as Kali Temple and Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple. Shopaholics can find the best fare at Walter Upland, Jagadamba Junction, CMR Central and Lepakshi Emporium, which count among the most buzzing shopping places in Visakhapatnam.

From the city, you can also easily plan a vacation to nearby hill stations and other tourist destinations like Lambasingi and Araku Valley. Rajahmundry, Yanam and Srikakulam are some other popular weekend getaways from Visakhapatnam.

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