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Rushikonda Beach

Rushikonda Beach, Andhra Pradesh

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About Rushikonda 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.


Attractions near Rushikonda Beach

Thotlakonda Ancient Buddhist Monastery5.43km from Rushikonda 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.

Kailasagiri5.9km from Rushikonda 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.

Lumbini Park6.34km from Rushikonda 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.

VUDA Park8.09km from Rushikonda 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.

Visakha Museum8.75km from Rushikonda 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.

Victory At Sea War Memorial9.04km from Rushikonda 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.

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Visakhapatnam is a coastal, port city, often called "The Jewel of the East Coast".