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Visakhapatnam Beaches

Visakhapatnam Beaches
Find a beach for every season and for every reason.

Sunny, golden, bright and breathtaking that's Visakhapatnam, popularly known as Vizag. Beautiful blue ocean and sparkling beaches this second largest city of Andhra Pradesh is gorgeous. But if you think Vizag is all about beaches... you are in for a surprise. Green picturesque hills greet you, wherever you go. Lush greenery, fascinating tribal dance, and historical Buddhist remains will enchant you. And just in case you need some man-made intervention... there are ample entertainment and shopping zones.
Vizag is truly a destination for every imagination.

Set out to explore this charming city... set to redefine great holidays as you know it.


Amidst the beaches, the hills and other spectacular destinations don't forget to savour the sumptuous food here. It will be your most thrilling culinary experience ever. A sea food lover's heaven, you can sample it all here. Vegetarians take heart... you can gorge on the Andhra vegetarian specialties. Specialty restaurants are spread across the city, choose one that's close to you and get ready to indulge. Book your table beforehand if dining out in a big group. Do mention your preferences and dietary restrictions if any.

The food here tends to be fiery hot.


Though there's so much to do and see at Vizag, do squeeze in some time to shop. Especially for the handicrafts. You don't have to spend much time reaching the shopping areas as the popular places to shop are mostly in the Main Road stretch from Jagadamba Junction to Old Post Office, Daba Gardens, Kurupam Market, Dwaraka Nagar, One Town Area. Having an escort here will help you get better deals. Be prepared to haggle when shopping for knick knacks from the street vendors.

World famous Narayanpet, Pochampalli, Kalamkari printed fabrics, wall hangings and wooden toys - Yetikippaka & Nakkapalli toys are available at the Exclusive Handicrafts.


Lepakshi, truly lives up its promise – home to an endless collection. Cherial scroll paintings, brass art ware, wood carvings, rose wood furniture, Banjara embroideries, Kondapalli toys, stone carvings, Kalamkari block prints, silver filigree this is a treasure trove.

Lepakshi Handicrafts Emporium
Main Road,
Visakhapatnam - 530 002


Kalanjali is the one stop shop for art and handicrafts. Visit this place to shop for wood wares, art metal wares, paintings, jewellery, pottery & ceramics, leather artifacts, stone wares, rare paper & paper products and carpets, durries in jute & cotton, agarbathi and incense perfume.

Khadhi Grammena Udyog

Khadi Gram Udyog
Sivajipalem, Visakhapatnam - 530017
Andhra Pradesh

Girijan Co-operative Society

Girijan Cooperative Corporation Ltd
East Point Colony,
Opp. Vuda Park,
Visakhapatnam – 530023
Andhra Pradesh

Eastern Art Museum

Eastern Art Museum
10-1-9, Sampath Vinayaka Temple Road,
Beside Rainbow Digital Waltair Uplands,
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam - 530003
Andhra Pradesh
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Reader's comments(2)
1: Kondakarla in Atchutapuram mandal, is about 50 km from Visakhapatnam. Famous for its lake which attracts birds from far and wide, it's truly a breathtaking spectacle. Also present is the oldest temple of Sri Venkateswera swamy of Upmaka can book Online Bus Ticket also .
Posted by: aparna - 23 Apr, 2013
2: s,i booked my ticket in
Anil replied to: aparna post - 23 Apr, 2013