Visakhapatnam (/vɪˌsɑːkəˈpʌtnəm/, formerly known as Vizagapatam), also known as Vizag, Viśākha or Waltair, is the largest and most populous metropolitan city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Old Name:- Vizagapatam district

Visakhapatnam district (formerly known as Vizagapatam district) is one of the six districts in the Uttarandhra region of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, headquartered at Visakhapatnam.

Why Vizag is called city of Destiny?

Visakhapatnam The name was coined after Visakha, the Hindu god of valour. It is surrounded by Eastern Ghats and faces Bay of Bengal on the east. It is also called the City of Destiny, because of its landscapic view and very attractive beaches. It is the head quarters of Eastern Naval Command.(also called Port City)

What is the official name of Vizag?

Visakhapatnam, also spelled Vishakhapatnam, also called Vizag, city and port, northeastern Andhra Pradesh state, southern India. It lies on a small embayment of the Bay of Bengal, about 380 miles (610 km) northeast of Chennai in Tamil Nadu state.

Tourism Important Places

Best Time to visit :-October to March. Winter season is the best time to visit Vizag.

Check weather forecast before visiting here. Book Hotels in advance to avoid any uncomfortness.

1.Rushikonda Beach  for water Sports

2.Kailasagiri Temple

3.Visakha Museum

4.Indira Gandhi Zoological Garden

5.Thotlakonda Beach & Hill (Natural Arch)

6. Simhanchalam Temple

7.RK Beach

8. Port Area & Light House

9. Yarda Beach

10. Aarku Valley