Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh-Top tourist destination of India

Tourist Place Name

Andhra Pradesh


South Eastern Region Coast of India

Main Attraction

Charminar, Golconda Fort, Golconda Fort, Ramoji Film City and Tirupati

Best Time To Visit

Every year October to March


Winter Season Min 12 °C to Maxi 30 °C and Summer

About Andhra Pradesh


Andhra Pradesh or shall we say the Food Bowl of the South is the epitome of  heritage and well known for its legendary dynasties; for its most revered Tirupati, the temple of Lord Venkateshwara; the world famous pearls of Hyderabad, Hyderabad’s cuisine also needs no introduction with Hyderabadi Biryani been an absolute delight, lacquer toys and artistic weave; rich literature and the vivacious and vibrant Kuchipudi. The main tourist attractions are Hyderabad and Tirupati.


Tourist destinations in Andhra Pradesh are more than 600, it has the second largest coastline in the country, and also is home to 1000 years of history and pilgrimage centers of every major religion of India. One can say that Andhra Pradesh is The essence of India.

Location-Andhra Pradesh is located on the country's southeastern coast and is bordered by Maharashtra, Orissa, Chhattisgarh from the north, Karnataka from the west, Bay of Bengal from the east and Tamil Nadu from the south.

Best time to visit- In the winter season, from October to March.

Must visits Include-

  1. Charminar,
  2. Golconda fort
  3. Ramoji film city
  4. Mecca masjid
  5. Tirupati for its Venkateswara temple.
Tourist Attractions

Hyderabad (The Silicon Valley of India as well as The City of Pearls)

Hyderabad is famous for its pearls and pearl jewellery,that It is known by the sobriquet  City of Pearls. At one point and time Hyderabad was a global center of the trade of diamond and pearls. The pride of Bangalorians comes from the fact Bangalore is an emerging information technology (or IT) and biotechnology hub of India giving it the name “Silicon Valley”. What makes the city of Hyderabad mystic is the fact that there are different theories and myths regarding the origins of Hyderabad's name. One of the theories says Hyderabad was named in the honor of the fourth Khalifa, Ali Ibn Abi Talib, who was also known as Hyder. The city is the birthplace of the Telugu Film Industry which is popularly called as Tollywood. Also,the Nawabi Hyderabad cuisine is a relish for the taste buds. The Hyderabadi cuisine is a unique blend of heavy Mughal cuisine, traditional Andhra and Telangana cuisines.There are a no. of restaurants which serve multiple cuisines such as the Cafe Bahar, Madina, Bawarchi and the Golden Persis situated at Paradise Corner in Secunderabad.

Tourist Destinations:

The Charminar

The Charminar is as much the identity of Hyderabad as the Eiffel Tower is for Paris. The Ruler Mohammed Qutub Shah, the founder of Hyderabad, built Charminar at the center of the original layout of the city. It is said that it was built as an enchantment to lay off a deadly epidemic spreading at that time. Four beautiful minarets of a height of 48.7 m stand proudly above the ground. The Charminar has 45 prayer spaces and a mosque in it. Visitors can view the architectural delight inside the Charminar. The monument is illuminated.


Tirupati being one of the most sacred as well ancient pilgrimages of India is the home of Lord Venkateshwara. The word  'Tirupati' translates to "Lord of Lakshmi", and relates to the village situated on the Venkat hill, which is believed to be the home of Lord Venkateswara. This temple of Lord Venkateswara is found on the seventh peak There are many more temples worth visiting which lie within 200 kms of Tirupati including great temples like Sri Kalahasti, Srinivasa Mangapuram, and many more. The temple here is said to be the busiest temple in the world, outnumbering even Mecca, Rome and Jerusalem in the number of people visiting it.

How to Reach

How to Reach Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad is well connected to the major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.

  1. By Air- The major airport is at Begumpet, which is situated 8 kms north of Abids. Other important airports of the state include Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam and Tirupati,.
  2. By Rail- There are three railway stations-Hyderabad or Nampally, Kacheguda and Secunderabad. Secunderabad station is well connected to almost all the cities of the country.
  3. By Bus-  Of the several bus stands in Hyderabad, the main one is the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) Hyderabad. From these bus stands, one can find buses to all corners of the state and some important locations of neighboring states.
  4. By Road- The National Highway network is about 4104 km. Moreover, the 60000kms long, State Highway network is also an important part of the surface support system.
  5. By waterways- Vishakhapatnam is the major port of the state, while Machilipattnam,  Vadarevu, Kalingapatnam Bheemunipattnam, Krishnapattnam are the minor ports.

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