Andhra Pradesh Historical places

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Historical places Andhra Pradesh
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Andhra Pradesh is the 4th largest State of India, situated on the southeastern coast of India.first of all It is rich in natural resources, temples and rivers. The state of Andhra also shares a part of the coastal areas of the Bay of Bengal. The rich diversity cultural heritage, ancient architecture and historical places state are also one of the top tourist destinations in India.

Visakhapatnam 

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Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam is the second largest city in Andhra Pradesh and a major seaport of India. The climate is tropical, timid and humidity is high throughout the year. Its also has various beaches, hilltops and an Indira Gandhi Zoological Park a wildlife sanctuary attract a major tourist crowd. The place is the major port of the Indian National Army and is the deepest ports of India. while visiting it, There are various valleys like the Araku Valley, which is a picturesque location for picnics and is a hill station that has some really great trekking hotspots. because it has various beaches like Yarada and Rushikonda are situated in some of most ultimate locations and are relatively clean and are frequented by many tourists. especially the major tourist attractions of its are kailashgiri hill park, VUDA Park and Borra caves.

Tirupati 

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Tirupati

Tirupati is one of the major cultural and religious pilgrimage centers in India. The city is located in the southern part of Andhra Pradesh state and is situated in the foothills of the Eastern Ghats in the Chittoor district. Although the major language spoken here is Telugu, the word Tirupati is a Tamil word as saint Ramanujacharya who was a Tamil Vaishnava saint was responsible for founding this city, Tirupati. Since The town is most famous for its temple dedicated to ‘Balaji’, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. The temple’s foundation history was expanded over the centuries by various kingdoms and dynasties including the Chola, Pallava and the Vijaynagar Empire. Apart from the temples, while visiting it, there are various other attractions like Talakona waterfalls, TTD Gardens, deer parks, Sri Vari museum, Srikalahasti, Kanipakam and zoos. Tirupathi is one of the major historical places in Andhra Pradesh.

Vijayawada

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Vijayawada is the third largest city of Andhra Pradesh state and is an agriculturally rich state with all natural resources. The former and initial name of the city was Bezawada and has been under the rule of various ancient kingdoms of the South and has been one of the places the Chinese pilgrim Hieun Tsang stayed at. Mostly Vijayawada is popular for  The famous Kanaka Durga temple is located beside the river Krishna runs through the city and is located in the hills of the Eastern Ghats. The city’s location is unique as well as to its west lies the deep jungles of the Kondapalli Reserve Forests which is known to house leopards, jackals, wolves, wild boar and wild dogs. The city is a cultural and religious center with various temples, religious monuments, rivers, ancient caves and many more. most of the times while visiting Vijayawada, The famous tourist spots are Kondapalli Toys as souvenirs, Undavalli caves, Mogalarajapuram caves, Prakasam Barrage, Bhavani Island, Victoria museum, Kondapalli Fort, Kolleru lake and Gandhi hill.vijayawada also one of the Andhra Pradesh historical place.

Nellore

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Nellore

The name ‘Nellore’ means ‘Paddy Place’ and is one of the primary agricultural cities in Andhra Pradesh. The vast paddy fields of Damaramadugu are one of the major sources of rice in the state and in the country. The city has various ancient dynasties since in history same like as the Mauryas, Chola, Pallava and Vijaynagar etc. Nellore is famous for its ancient temples which are amazing owing to their stunning architecture and the cultural history. The Nelapattu bird sanctuary which is a great spot for the photography enthusiasts and professionals alike. The various lakes, temples, forts in the ancient agricultural town of Nellore are sure to keep you enchanted and dumb. Few amazing tourist historical places while your destinations in Nellore are Udayagiri Fort, Venkatagiri Fort, Sri Ranganathswamy Temple, Penchalakona, Jonnawada, Mypad beach, Pulicat lake and many more.

Chittoor

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Chittoor

The city of Chittoor lies at the banks of the Ponnai River and is an important agricultural town in Andhra Pradesh. The major source of economy is from crops and agricultural products like grain, sugarcane, mango and Peanuts. It has a unique climate and weather conditions which is almost high in the Eastern areas and low in the western areas because of the change in the altitude. It is a great place to visit and an undiscovered gem for a tourist. It’s having various hills, rivers, temples, forts and a rich collection of flora and fauna. Try spending more time in the western areas near the Horsley Hills and simply relax with a worth of nature. It is more of a place to relax and rejuvenate. while visiting it some major tourist places in Chittoor are Horsley Hills, Kaundirya wildlife sanctuary, Kalavagunta, Gurramkonda fort, Nagari hills, Sri Venkateswara Temple, Mogili and Ramagiri.

Anantapur 

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Anantapur is the largest district in Andhra Pradesh and is very famous for the diamond mining and agricultural produce like rice, cotton, maize, chilies etc. It is located near the bordering State of Karnataka and has 6 rivers that flow through the district. The ancient places of the Vijayanagar Kingdom and is famous for its ancient temples as well. The old ruins of the hilltop forts, its hidden waterfalls make it an amazing tourist attraction. Anantapur is also famous for housing the mighty banyan tree of ‘Thimmamma Marrimanu’ which is one of the largest trees in the world. Its branches are spread in an area covering around 2.5 acres and are spread around 19,107 sq meters. It is a definitive visit for all people visiting Andhra Pradesh.

Kurnool

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Kurnool

Kurnool is the oldest cities and is based on the rock paintings of Ketavaram. It has seen humans since the Paleolithic era. It is surrounded by the parallel running mountain ranges from north to south. The various and major temples and pilgrimage sites in the ancient area are not only significant when it comes to their cultural history but are also the important architectural heritage of the city. The Rollapadu Bird Sanctuary is must visit this great place for both nature lovers and the shutterbugs.while visiting it some major attractions of its are Kurnool Fort, Belum caves, Nallamala forests, Adoni fort, Mahanandi, Kurnool Museum, Mantralayam.

Kadapa 

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Kadapa

Kadapa means a ‘Gateway’. This name owes acts as a gateway to the pilgrim spot of the Tirumala Hills. The town was a part of the various ancient kingdoms of the South. The Bellum Caves are few of the longest caves in the Indian subcontinent. The natural Uranium was discovered here and is one of the world’s top 20 reserves of the nuclear fuel. The Shree Venkateswara Wildlife Sanctuary is a great spot worth visiting and is rich with flora, fauna and some breathtaking views.while visiting it some major tourist places in Kadapa are Gandikota Fort, Bhagavan Mahavir government museum, Pushpagiri, Ontimitta and Ameen peer dargah.

Srikalahasti 

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Srikalahasti

Srikalahasti is located on the banks of the Swarnamukhi River. The name of the town comes from the native names of three animals (spider, snake and elephant) as a result which is said to have received salvation owing to their worship of Lord Shiva. This sacred town has been mentioned in the ancient texts and epics like Mahabharata. The town is a holy spot for the Hindu pilgrims boasts of its various temples which are architectural marvels. The major sources of an economy are from agriculture and tourism so the visitors can get good food and hospitality. while visiting Srikalahasti Some major tourist places are Talakona waterfalls, Veyilingala Kona waterfalls, Ubbalamadugu falls, Gudimallam, Sahasra linga temple, Bharadwaja Tirtham and Durgambika temple.

Ongole 

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Ongole

Ongole has an ancient southern Indian kingdom like Mauryas and Sathavahanas and the Pallava Ruler Krishna Deva Raya. Famous for its Hindu temples which are since in the 17th century. The major production is tobacco and is famous for its various small-scale industries. It is also having famous for its small beaches which are often devoid of huge crowds and has various water sports facilities. The sands are grainy and golden and the water is clean and transparent. The hidden waterfalls of Bhairavakona are breathtaking and relaxing with surroundings. while visiting it the major tourist attractions of its are Kothapatnam beach, Vodarevu beach, Chennakesava Swamy temple, Kashi Visweswara Swamy temple, Sri Shiridi sai baba mandir, Tangutur and Chandavaram.

Puttaparthi 

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Putaparti

The significance of Puttaparthi rose is famous and major religious centers of ‘Sathya Sai Baba’. The various historical places, temples and socio-cultural centers are attractive and a majority of the tourist population and pilgrims. There are no. of religious sites and temples popularized by Satya Sai. The Chitravathi River is referred as the new Ganges and was used a cleansing spot for the pilgrims. One of the most distinctive places is the Chaitanya Jyoti Museum which is a modern architectural marvel. The museum combines a mix of Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Gothic style architecture into a single monument. The Sathya Sai Space Theater and planetarium is worth visiting site. Some major historical places to visit in Puttaparthi are Sai Kulwant Hall, Gopuram, Anjaneya Hanuman Swamy temple, Village Mosque and Chitravathi river.

Rajahmundry

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Rajahmundry

The city is known to be the cultural capital of Andhra Pradesh. Many historians and archeologists existed before the rule of the Chalukyas. Rajahmundry is known to be the birthplace of the Telugu language. The river Godavari is a major attraction and various parks and ghats are located by its banks. An ancient Dravidian Hindu historical places and temples that are frequented by tourists from all around. while visiting it some of the most popular historical places in Rajahmundry are Papi kondalu, Kadivapulanka, Pattiseema, Markandeya temple, Dowleswara Barrage and Kotilingeswara temple.

Amalapuram

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Amalapuram

A small town which is famous for the agricultural production of coconuts and rice. Amalapuram has a rich Vedic culture and is known for its various temples. The main historical places to visit are the Appanapalli Temple, Ainavilli Siddhi Vinayaka Temple and Sree Veereswara Swamy Temple. The town also lies at the head of the Konaseema Delta which is formed by the Godavari River. The town is also a hub of financial and education institutes in the Konaseema region.

Srikakulam

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Srikakulam

The town of Srikakulam is located on the banks of the Krishna River on the northeast corner of Andhra Pradesh. The Kalinga region of ancient India and is known for its various ancient temples. The longest coastlines in the state of Andhra Pradesh and having various beaches are worth visiting sites. It is also a major producer of Khadi products. while visiting it the various historical places, temples, monuments and beaches are deserving of a definitive visit.

Kakinada

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Kakinada

Kakinada is an ancient town of historical places which has many attractions for everyone. A part of Godavari delta is present here, encouraging flora growth. After Visakhapatnam, it is the best and perfect place for imports and exports for overseas business. A perfect amalgamation of history and nature!

Andhra Pradesh is one of the major sources of Dravidian culture and history with numerous and stunning tourist historical places. Vast natural resources, varied climatic conditions, and numerous ancient temples is a great location which will definitely make you look into the history books.

 

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