Here are the top 12 tourist attractions to see in Vizianagaram:

1. Vizianagaram

Must visit 3.4 /5

0 km
from city center
1 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

The city of Vizianagaram is a place packed with the glory of the past and relics of ancient traditions and rituals in form of a majestic fort. The headquarters of the district, this place is also home to an ancient temple of Pydithalli Ammavaru.

2. Saripalli

3.1 /5

9 km
from city center
2 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

Saripalli is a small village situated on the banks of Champavathi River and lies in the Nellimarla mandal of District Vizianagaram. The village is mainly renowned for its beautiful temple of Dibbi Lingeswara Swami temple which is said to be built under the reign of Chalukyas.

3. Gosthani Sarovar Vihar

3.1 /5

23 km
from city center
3 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

Gosthani Sarovar Vihar is an ideal spot to relax and unwind situated near Vizianagaram city. Serving as a perfect picnic place, it is nestles at the Thatipudi Reservoir Project near the Thatipudi Village.

4. Kumili

3.1 /5

13 km
from city center
4 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

Kumili, situated about 20 km from Vizianagaram is a small quaint village which is famous for its bunch of beautiful temple all clustered in a complex.

5. Raamateertham

3.1 /5

13 km
from city center
5 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

Raamateertham is a place located nearly 13 km away from Vizianagaram on the Bavikonda Hill. It is renowned as a site adorned with a 1000 year old Lord Rama Temple, established during the 16th century under the reign of Pashupati kings.

6. Bobbili

3.6 /5 View 7+ photos

52 km
from city center
6 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

Bobbili is an ancient town marked with the reflection of courage, bravery and heroism, and is home to a majestic Bobbili Fort.

7. Punyagiri

3.1 /5

30 km
from city center
7 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

A sacred site where a very famous and one of the oldest Shiva Temples id located, Punyagiri is a place located about 25 km from Vizianagaram. The most prominent feature of the temple is that the lingam enshrined in the temple is bathed by an underground water source.

8. Venkateswara Alayam Govindapuram

3.1 /5

23 km
from city center
8 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

Govindpuram situated around 20 km from Vizianagaram is village housing a temple famous for its magnificent sculpture of Lord Krishna on a chariot. However the most striking feature of the place is a Gita Mandir which is flocked by devotees from all around the globe.

9. Shopping in Vizianagaram

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

Vizianagaram is famed for various kinds of handicrafts especially wooden toys and beautiful wall hangings. Kalamari paintings are also quite popular in the city.

10. Ghanta Stambham/ Clock Tower

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
10 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

A clock tower located in the city chimes as the clock strikes hour to define town.

11. Jami Vruksham

3.1 /5

15 km
from city center
11 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

Situated 10 km from Vizianagaram, Jami Vruksham is a tree lying on the banks of the River Gowthami. As per the legend, it is said that while on exile, Pandavas hid their weapons in this tree.

12. Sirimanu Utsav

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
12 out of 12
places to visit in Vizianagaram

A most prominent and widely celebrated festival in the town, Sirimanu Utsav is held on the first Tuesday after Vijayadasami annually. During the festival a procession is organized comprising of two major activities namely Anjali Chariot and Paladhara.

FAQs on Vizianagaram

What are the top sightseeing places in Vizianagaram?

The top sightseeing places in Vizianagaram are Vizianagaram, Saripalli, Gosthani Sarovar Vihar, Kumili, Raamateertham, Bobbili.

Can you suggest an itinerary for Vizianagaram?

Day 1 - After you reach Vizianagaram and get energised by eating delicious local cuisine get ready for a fully packed day. Firstly the must visit on the list is Vizianagaram Fort. It is full of history and religious beliefs. There is beautiful garden over there to enjoy a picnic. After lunch, you can go and visit the Clock Tower. It was built after the Rajahs took inspiration from Big Ben in London. Then roam around in the local market.
Day 2 - Firstly visiting Pydithalli Ammavaru is a must. Take blessings from the Goddess for rich and prosperous life. Then visit Moddukovillu. After lunch, you can go to Saripalli to visit Dibbi Lingeswara Swami. Get immersed in the beauty of the temple.
Day 3 - You can visit the land where the Battle of Bobbili took place. The war is amongst the most significant episode of the history of Andhra Pradesh. The place will make you reminisce the era where brave men fought for our country.

How can I commute within Vizianagaram?

Vizianagaram is city where transportation is available in form of buses which serve to be a cheap form of commute. Hiring a cab is another option and a preferable one in case of tourists. Although a bit expensive, it is much faster and convenient.
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