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Tourists Attractions of Andhra Pradesh

Tourists Attractions

  • The fifth biggest and largest city in the country, is Hyderabad.
  • Hyderabad is the capital of Andhra Pradesh and it has different and many famous and also prominent areas in and around the city.
  • Hindu-Muslim culture with a number of monuments of historical importance like charminar, Amber Khana, Badshahi AshurKhana, Mecca Masjid, Osman sagar and Osmania university.
  • The capital is I reality the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad linked together by the Hussain Sagar Lake.
  • The sites of historical importance include Warangal, palampet, Vemulavada, Bhadrachalam, and Lepakshi.
  • Andhra Pradesh is known for Pilgrimages, not only for Hindus, but also for followers of other religions like Muslims, Christians and Buddhists.
  • The state has a rich heritage of temples, mosques, churches and viharas.
  • The state is known for the famous Sri Venkateswara temple at Tirupati, Birla Mandir at Hyderabad and Bhandra kali temple at Warangal, Mecca masjid at Hyderabad, the Buddhist viharas at Nagarjunasagar, and the sai Baba Ashram at puttaparti.
  • The Hindu pilgrimage sites include Tirupati, Srisailam, Basara, and Sri Kalahasti.
  • The state was once the site of a flowering Buddhist culture.
  • The Salivahanas, who were Buddhists by religion, followed the Satavahana dynasty.
  • Several Buddhist stupas and viharas were built during their reign, and Buddhist centres flourished at Nagarjunakonda, Amravathi, Sankara, Bhattiprolu, Guntupalli, Gantasala, Salihunda,Panigiri, Nelakondapalli and Bahvikonda.
  • There are waterfalls at Ethipothala, Kuntala, and Gandipet.
  • The caves at Undavalli and Borra are also major tourist attractions.
  • Two large and world famous dams are located at Nagarjunasagar and Nizamsagar.
  • Many wildlife sanctuaries can be found in the state, namely, Kawal, Sivaram, Pakhal, Pranaita, Eturnagaram, Kinnerasani, Papikonda, Nagarjunasagar, Srisailam, Pocharam, Gundlabrahmeshwaram, Shri Venkateswara, and Kaundinya.
  • There are four bird sanctuaries in the state at Kolleru, Rollapadu, Nelapattu and Manjeera.
  • The state as nearly 1,000 km of coastline, with eight of its 23 districts having direct access to the sea with azure water caressing golden sands, which accounts for the presence of so many beaches.
  • Starting from Bhimunipatnam near Vishakapatnam down to Mypad in Nellore district, the coastline of Andhra Pradesh offers unalloyed joy to the sun Worsippers and sea bathers.
  • Apart from the RamaKrisha beach, Lawson’s bay and Rishikonda beach at Vishakapatnam and Bhimunipatnam beaches there are other famous beaches such as Kakinada, Chirala, Kalingapatnam, and Mypad.

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