The city of destiny, Visakhapatnam Vizag is known to be as the financial capital of Andhra Pradesh. The city rich with history is a popular tourist destination, which attracts tourists from around the world. There are numerous scenic locations in Visakhapatnam, which gives the most picturesque views through their vantage viewpoints, end-number of beaches to hop and mouth-watering food is what attracts everyone here. Not just that, it also houses the oldest shipyard, natural harbor, and Eastern naval command base.
Kailasagiri, located atop a hillock a 40 ft. tall Shiva- Parvati idol overlooks the city. It is one of the most panoramic vantage viewpoints in Visakhapatnam. It has a ropeway and toy train to reach above. The beautiful garden and scenic beauty up on the hill is worth visiting. One can relax and enjoy the views if someone wishes to delve into history, then you can visit the Telugu Heritage museum as well. It's a place that offers myriad of things including places of religious importance, adventure games like paragliding, enjoyment for little kids, wide view of the whole city and many other things for the visitors.
Rushikonda beach is one of the favorites among the sports lovers, one can indulge in sea kayaking, speed boat, jet skiing and surfing here. The panoramic views and vantage viewpoints here will make you fall in love with Vizag completely. Tourists and locals come here for long walks and enjoy the emerald green beauty of the sea. There are numerous food joints and government-run restaurants from where you can have delectable Andhra cuisine and local food.
Located on a hilltop, Ramanaidu Studio is the greatest attraction, the museum of cinema here will make you experience the fascinating world of movie making. The views from the Ramanaidu Studio are breathtaking, from where you can see the sea, and hear the sound of waves from the top. There are numerous food joints as well and one of the famous one, Bean and Board cafe, which serves most amazing sandwiches and coffees is a must try.
The scenic beach road heading North along the sea coast leads to the quaint town of Bheemili, untouched from the city life, Bheemili has myriad of vantage viewpoints from where you can enjoy the panoramic views. The beach here is so beautiful and calm, which makes it the perfect picnic spot for all the age groups. If you are done with mesmerizing the beach here then, one can discover Dutch cemetery, lighthouse and the clock tower here.
At the foothills of Kailasagiri, Tenneti Park offers the breath-taking views of the Bay of Bengal. It is from here you can enjoy the most beautiful sunset, that will take you completely in another world. The natural beauty of the place attracts locals and tourists to visit here for picnics or over the weekends. The rides and swings for children here invite kids for outings from schools as well.