12 destinations to explore in Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh is one of the 28 states of India. The official language of Andhra Pradesh is Telugu. Andhra Pradesh is well promoted by its tourism department and is well known for its rich natural resources, temples, and rivers. Visakhapatnam the largest city of the stare is residing in the coastal area of the Bay of Bengal.
It is the largest district in the state by area. The name Anantapur was named after a big tank called Anantasagara which means “Endless Ocean”.Lepakshi, a village in Anantapur District famous for the temple of Vijayanagara architectural style, Monolithic Lepakshi Nandi, and Hanging Pillar, Monolithic Naagalingam.
The district is rich in waterfalls, temples and wild animals.
The District is known as the rice bowl of Andhra Pradesh with lush paddy fields and coconut groves
The district is often referred to as the Land of Chillies. It is also a major center for agriculture, education, and learning. It exports large quantities of chilies and tobacco.
The name Kadapa is derived from the Telugu word Gadapa (threshold). Kadapa has historical importance since the BC era. Nandalur is an important Buddhist site in the district along with Tallapaka, Rajampeta, Konduru, Khazipeta in the district.
It is named after the Krishna River which flows through the district. Krishna district, with its district headquarters at Machilipatnam was formerly called Machlipatnam district.
This district derives its name from its chief town Kurnool. Belum Caves are geologically and historically important caves in the district. There are indications that Jain and Buddhist monks were occupying these caves centuries ago.
The region was named as Prakasam District in memory of Tanguturi Prakasam, also known as Andhra Kesari (Lion of Andhra).
The boundaries of this district are Bay of Bengal in the East, Vijayanagaram district in the South and Orissa state borders in the West and North direction. Srikakulam district has the longest coastline in the state of Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam is a coastal, port city, often called "The Jewel of the East Coast".
The district is named after the princely state of Vizianagaram (Vijaya means victory and Nagaram means city in Telugu).
Map of destinations in Andhra Pradesh