Vizianagaram district tourist places | Andhra Pradesh State

Vizianagaram district tourist places: Vizianagaram district history is very rich. This region was ruled by Kalinga Gangarajas for hundred years and Gajapatirajas for nearly 140 years. in 1574, the place was acquired by Qutubshahi. In 1687, Golconda Mughals took over the region. Vizianagaram also played its role in the freedom fight. The district played a major role in salt satyagraha, Quit India movement, and other events.

Vizianagaram district tourist places

Vizianagaram district tourist places

There are many must see places in Vijayanagaram. Let us now see some of the Vizianagaram tourist places.

1) Vizianagaram fort: One of the main attractions of Vizianagaram district is the Fort. Construction of this fort was begun in the year 1713 by Vizianagaram kings. Before that, they lived in a mud fort in Kumili.

2)Ganta sthambham or clock tower is another attraction in Vizianagaram. This 68 feet high pillar was built by Anandagajapati Raju with an expense of Rs. 5,4000. it has clocks on four sides. During second world war, a siren was set up in this. Earlier there were steps to reach the 5th floor but now they are in ruins.

3) Chintapalli beach is one of the most visited tourist spots in Vizianagaram district. The lighthouse, big stones in the sea are main attractions here.

4)Taatipudi Reservoir: Boating is the main attraction here. This is situated 12 kilometers from Vizianagaram town. Cottages of forest department are also available here.

5) Paiditalli temple is another attraction in this district. Sirimaanotsavam is an event that attraction thousands of devotees.

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