Places To Visit In Kakinada

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Here are the top 8 tourist attractions to see in Kakinada:

1. Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary

4.0 /5

14 km
from city center
1 out of 8
places to visit in Kakinada

Lying in a beautiful setting amid nature, Coringa Sanctuary is a place for nature lovers and wildlife buffs. Located close to Kakinada in the proximity to the breath taking backwaters of the sea, the sanctuary is said to be sprawling across the huge area of 235 sq km.

2. Shri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple

Must visit 3.3 /5

7 km
from city center
2 out of 8
places to visit in Kakinada

Shri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple is considered to be a very important place of worship lying in Sarpavaram nearby Kakinada. The place is dedicated to Lord Vishnu in form of Lord Bhavanarayan.

3. Pithapuram

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17 km
from city center
3 out of 8
places to visit in Kakinada

Pithapuram is a town located around 21 km from Kakinada and renowned as a major pilgrim hub in the country. I fact is said to be the oldest holy center in India and is famous one of the five Madava Kashetras, one of the twelve pilgrim hubs and one of the Asta DataSakhti petas.

4. Shopping in Kakinada

3.0 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 8
places to visit in Kakinada

Kakinada city offers plethora of shopping options which also includes several malls such as Vaibhav Mall, Spencers Hyper market, Planet Fashion etc. There you can purchase anything from day to day necessity to luxurious products.

5. Bhimesvara Temple

3.0 /5

13 km
from city center
5 out of 8
places to visit in Kakinada

Another important temple in the area situated in Samalkota, Bhimesvara Temple is known for its unusual architecture. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is built in rectangular shape with the idol of the lord placed in the middle.

6. Uppada Beach

1 km
from city center
6 out of 8
places to visit in Kakinada

Uppada Beach is one of the safest and the most mesmerising beaches on the eastern coast of India. Situated in Kakinada town, the beach has an extensive shoreline. It offers a perfect recluse to adventurers, solo travellers and couples as well as families. The beach is also a scenic spot to watch the sunrise and sunset while being a paradise for photographers and nature lovers. Tourists engage themselves in several sports such as cricket or football while some opt for trekking along the sea-shore. One can even befriend the local fishermen in the area and accompany them for deep water fishing. A well-maintained park just behind the beach enhances its charm.

7. Draksharamam

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27 km
from city center
7 out of 8
places to visit in Kakinada

A place of great religious importance, Draksharamam is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and regarded as most holy place just after Banaras. Popularly referred to as Dakshina Kasi, the temple is adorned with four entrance gates presenting four cardinal directions.

8. Adurru

3.0 /5

62 km
from city center
8 out of 8
places to visit in Kakinada

A place of several excavated monuments which will make the history lovers pulse racing; Adurru is situated in the Razole Taluk. Several excavated ruins found were taken under by Archeological Survey of India (ASI) IN 1953 which includes Buddhist Stupas, chaityas and Viharas.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Kakinada?

Kakinada is regarded as the oldest religious center in the country and thus devotees flocking the city almost throughout the year. However, if you are planning a trip for only one day, it is all it will take to explore this amazing city. The place houses some of the very old and important sacred shrines which are not to be missed. Shri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple, Pithapuram, Draksharamam and Bhimesvara Temple are some of them. However, if you are a history lover, Adurru is definitely your kind of place to visit. With pleasant weather and city's vibrancy will make sure to make rest of your trip a wonderful experience.

How can I commute within Kakinada?

Kakinada is a beautiful city which can be enjoyed by commuting by two major sources of transportation available in the city. If you are looking forward for an economical tour, shared autos are there or else normal auto rickshaws are among the best rides. However, you can also enjoy the vibrancy of the city if you opt of the open top rickshaws which are unique to this city. Last of all taxi serves your purpose if you have come prepared with an itinerary of Kakinada. However, make sure that in order to enjoy this wonderful place to its best you plan your trip keeping in mind the weather conditions.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Kakinada?

The top sightseeing places in Kakinada are Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, Shri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple, Draksharamam, Shopping in Kakinada, Adurru, Pithapuram.
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