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Lying close to the coastline of Bay of Bengal beside the enchanting Eastern Ghats, Vizianagaram is a city blessed with picturesque vistas, mysticism of spirituality and rich cultural heritage. Deriving its name from the princely state of Vizianagaram, the name in Telugu means 'City of Victory'.
Steeped with a glorious past, the region is known to be strongly linked with rich history of Kalinga. The land of the city is also been witness to a war between the French and English. Today, the city is adorned with the antiquities of past reflecting the footprints of age old world charm. The place is a wholesome package for tourists packed with ancient temples, majestic forts, beautiful neighbouring cities and bounty of nature. Vizianagaram is also renowned for its enthusiastic celebration of it popular festival o Sirimanu Utsav. With budding infrastructural development, the city has still been able to retain its charm that fascinates its visitors to no end.
Vizianagaram is a peaceful place. It is full of nature and history. It is a quiet place and for the city dwellers, it is heaven.
The place can be boring for people not interested in nature or history or mythology. The place is not meant for people looking to party.
Vizianagaram is meant for a family holiday with either no children or those who have young children. The place is not meant for teenagers or unmarried people. It is for all those who have an interest in history.
Vizianagaram is located on National Highway 43. It is well connected to major cities and town by road and train. (Read More)