Andhra Pradesh: Excels in Art and Craft of the Glorious Past of India
Andhra Pradesh, the fifth largest state of India, epitomizes the rich history of the glorious past. The soil of Andhra Pradesh has witnessed the expansion of King Ashoka's kingdom and the establishment of Buddhist centers; it has also embraced the rule of the Chalukyas, the Kakatiyas, the Pallavas and finally the Mughals. Different monuments still bear the mark of their dynasties and also reflect the rich culture of art and craft of the time.
Andhra Pradesh is a good instance for unity in diversity as the state has stored in it a huge number of temples, churches and mosques, which reflect the active co ? existence of different religions. The unique secularism and hearty welcome of Andhra Pradesh attracts a large number of tourists every year.
Hyderabad: A Celebration of Culture, Cuisines, Monuments and Pearls
Hyderabad, the state capital of Andhra Pradesh is noteworthy for its culture, glittering pearls, mouth-watering cuisines and historical cenotaphs. Many renowned IT centers are established here. The prominent tourist spots of Hyderabad are Golkonda Fort, Char Minar and Salarjung Mesuem. A large number of historical cenotaphs in and around Hyderabad bear the mark of rich culture.
Situated in the southeastern part of Andhra Pradesh Tirupati enthralls a large number of tourists throughout the year. Tirupati, believed to be the Lord of the Seven Hills, is one of the remarkable and richest temples in the country.
Warangal: A Place of Ancient Temples
Warangal, the age-old capital of Kakatiya rulers, is located about 140 kilometers away from Hyderabad. The prime tourist spots of Warangal are -
Tour to Bhadra Kali Temple: - It is located on the hilltop between Warangal and Hanamkonda and is famous for the stone idol of Goddess Kali.
Visit to Thousand Pillar Temple of Warangal: - This temple is a beautiful representation of Kakatiya sculpture and architecture. It was built by Rudra Deva in 1163 AD following the style of Chalukyan temples, triple shrined and star shaped.
Tour to Warangal Jain Temple: It is one of the oldest Jain temples, with the beautiful sculpture of Tirthankars in it.
Kolanapaka museum, Warangal Fort, Ramappa Temple, Sri Veera Narayana Temple and Pakhal Lake are also watch worthy.
Vishakhapatnam: Hills and Beaches Constitute the Essence
Vishakhapatnam is one of the soothing places of Andhra Pradesh where the visitors can enjoy the nature in its best possible forms. The cool seashores, beautiful hills, green valleys enchant the visitors countrywide.
Kailashgiri Hill Station Tour: An alluring hill at the front of sea, Kailashgiri is popular for the mesmerizing scenic view.
Bheemunipatnam Beach: It is famous for the beautiful beach, which is located 25 km away from Vishakhapatnam City of Andhra Pradesh.
Rishikonda Beach and Ramakrishna Beaches Tour: Both beaches are famous for their exotic look. A large numbers of tourists come every year to enjoy the beauties of the sea beaches.
Visit to Ananthagiri Hills: - On the way to Araku valley Ananthgiri is located in the abundant rippling inclines to the Eastern Ghats. These hil