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The port town of Machelipatnam nestled on the banks of River Krishna is one of the most popular tourist attractions of South India. Steeped in rich historical past, the town still reflects the footprint of several foreign invaders in the country.
In fact, Machelipatnam is believed to be one of the first colonial settlements of the British along Coromondal Coast in Indian Subcontinent. Once served as a prominent port town, it later changed hands with several invaders including British, Arab, French and Dutch. Besides such a glorious past, this town today offers its visitors a perfect place to relax along its pristine and alluring beaches and an ideal place to relive the past through majestic historic monuments and traditional artifacts. All in all, this beautiful town which is also known as Masulipatnam, Masula or Bandar is always ready to surprise you.
- Make sure you carry a camera to capture the cultural heritage of the city.- Avoid travelling the city during summers owing to hot and dry weather and heat.- Take all kind of precautions while indulging in sport activites and do not forget to carry your swim wear.
Less crowded. Pristine beaches with a calm environment. Known for its Kalamkari textiles.
It might be difficult to find good North Indian food. The town is not very well developed.
Machelipatnam is ideal for people looking for a calm vacation spot in South India. A great place for a short family trip. Also good for people who want to buy Kalamkari textiles.
Machelipatnam is well connected to the rest of India by rail and road. Regular rail and bus services ply to and fro the city of Machelipatnam; buses being operated both by private and government ow... (Read More)
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