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20 Attractions to Explore Near Gangavaram Beach

Gangavaram Beach
Gangavaram BeachGangavaram Beach, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

One of the most beautiful beaches of the town, this one with palm trees and picture perfect sceneries and with soft sands and cool breeze always provides a secluded atmosphere.

Nearby Attractions

Bavikonda Buddhist Complex
Bavikonda Buddhist Complex7.67 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

Bavikonda is one of the prominent attractions, located in the Sankaram village of Anakapalli. Being a popular Buddhist excavation site, the place is known as a Buddhist heritage spot, which reveals history, of before 2,000 years. The architectural remnants of the Buddhist period are earliest of its kind in South India and are prime attraction of the place.

Dolphin's Nose
Dolphin's Nose 8.97 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

Dolphin's Nose is one of the popular tourist attractions located in the southern part of the destination. Possessing a height of about 174 metres, the rocky headland is surmounted on an average altitude of 358 metres above the sea level. The name of the place is derived from the shape of the rock, which resembles a nose of the dolphin.

RK Beach Vizag
RK Beach Vizag14.29 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

RK Beach gets its name from the Ramakrishna Mission ashram situated near the beach. With its serene waters and cool atmosphere, the beach offers a wonderful view of the countryside. The view of the sunset from this beach is truly mesmerizing and one can find a number of people enjoying some relaxed moments in this beautiful beach enjoying the perfect view.

INS Kursura Submarine Museum
INS Kursura Submarine Museum15.00 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

Submarine Museum is located in Visakhapatnam in the south-eastern state of India. The museum is inside an actual submarine, INS Kurusura, which was India's 5th submarine. The museum is situated on RK beach, near the War Memorial in Visakhapatnam. The INS Kurusura served the Indian Navy for 31 years before it was decommissioned in 2001. Post that, it was used a museum to spread awareness about Indian Naval Forces, the technology used and its development in India.

Victory At Sea War Memorial
Victory At Sea War Memorial15.27 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

Victory at Sea War Memorial is located on Beach road and is frequently visited by tourists on their way to the beach. The monument has a pyre lit permanently in honour of the Indian martyrs. The well-maintained monument often generates a sense of patriotism and pride in our countrymen who fight selflessly for the safety of the citizens. Missiles, Fighter Plane Models and Tankers are also kept around the memorial. The monument can be seen from the main road itself when on the way to the beach.

Visakha Museum
Visakha Museum15.56 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

This is a museum located on the heart of Vishakapatnam which houses the historical treasures and artifacts of the Kalingandhra region. Collections available for viewing in the museum include ancient armory, crockery, coins, silk costumes, jewelry, stuffed animals, portraits, manuscripts, letters, diaries, scrapbooks, periodicals, and maps. All of these were used by the early settlers in the region.

VUDA Park
VUDA Park16.24 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

The Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority or VUDA park, is a popular attraction in Visakhapatnam and a favorite amongst the tourists. One of its main attractions, here, is a musical waterfall. There is also skating rink and play area for children.

Sri Varahalakshmi Narasimha Swamy Vari Devasthanam
Sri Varahalakshmi Narasimha Swamy Vari Devasthanam16.48 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

Simhachalam is one of the 32 Narasimha temples in Andhra Pradesh which are important pilgrimage centres. It was regarded as an important centre of Vaishnavism in the medieval period

Lumbini Park
Lumbini Park17.94 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

This park is well maintained and this is famous for the boat ride to famous Buddha Statue located at the center of the Lake. By the side of Necklace road this park is near to other tourist attraction like Birla Mandir, NTR garden etc.

Kailasagiri
Kailasagiri18.49 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

This is a hilltop park in the city of Vishakapatanam which comprises 380 acres (150 ha) of land covered with flora and tropical trees. around three hundred thousand Indian and foreign tourists visit the park every year. To protect the environment, VMRDA has declared the hill a plastic-free zone. A cable car connects to the top of the hill.

Rushikonda Beach
Rushikonda Beach24.28 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

With a backdrop of green hills, this beautiful beach is a quieter and cleaner alternative to Ramakrishna Beach. It’s also a good stretch for swimming, and water sports such as wind surfing and jet skiing. There are pony rides on the beachfront in the morning and evening. The Yachting Association of Vizag organises sailing in the sea, and also conducts week-long courses on sailing for beginners.

Kondakarla Ava
Kondakarla Ava24.95 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

This is a famous lake and bird sanctuary. It comprises a unique and endangered forest type which was located in the foothills of Eastern ghats.

Thotlakonda Ancient Buddhist Monastery
Thotlakonda Ancient Buddhist Monastery29.68 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

Thotlakonda buddhist complex is situated near Bheeemunipatanam. this was well within the influence of ancient Kalinga, which was an important source of dissemination of buddhism to Sri Lanka and various parts of Southeast Asia. It provides an insight into the process of transoceanic diffusion of Indic culture, especially Buddhism.

Panchadarla siva temple
Panchadarla siva temple35.56 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

The temple is built by the eastern Chalukya Cholas in the ninth century. The beautifully sculpted pillars of the mandapam and the 15 th century inscriptions could be of intrest to any history lover.

Bheemili Beach
Bheemili Beach38.29 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

The beach is known for its soft golden sand, blue water and unspoiled beach front. A concrete pathway too has been laid along the beach to hold statues of Buddha, Five Pandavas and a dinosaur. The beach is considered to be safe for swimming. It is an ideal place for nature lovers and adventurers. The beach is famous for several water sports like snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming and water-skiing. Boating facility is also available here.

Bheemunipatnam
Bheemunipatnam40.06 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

This is a suburb in the city if Vishakapatnam which shares its boundary with the ocean. Historical evidence of Buddhist Culture have been noticed at Bheemunipatnam dating back to 3rd century BCE on the hillock Pavurallakonda.

Vizianagaram Fort
Vizianagaram Fort57.94 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

This is an early 18th century fort in the City of Vizianagaram. It was built by Vijaya Rama Raju, the Maharaja of Vizianagaram in 1713. The formal ceremony, while laying the foundation for the fort, was very auspicious as it represented five signs of victory. The square-shaped fort has two main gates, of which the main entry gate (the "Nagar khana") has elaborate architectural features. There are many temples and palaces within the fort and a victory tower.

Late. Sri Gurajada Appa Rao Gari House A.P. State Protected Monument

Gurajada Appa Rao was a noted Indian playwright, dramatist, poet, and writer known for his works in Telugu theatre. His house is presently a protected monument and a library.

Gantastambham
Gantastambham 58.30 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

Gantastambham is an ancient place in vizianagaram. This clock tower has a big sound alarm to wake up vizianagaram. my parents said that previously for every hour it sounds to tell the time to all vizianagaram people. i think now the sound is stopped by the management. A good and must watch place in vizianagaram

Thatipudi Reservoir
Thatipudi Reservoir61.64 KMs away from Gangavaram Beach

Thatipudi reservoir is a water reservoir on the river Goshtani located in tatipudi. It is a water supply reservoir to the city of Vishakapatanam.