Blessed with two beautiful rivers, Krishna and Godavari, Andhra Pradesh also has the Bay of Bengal to its west, and it boasts of a coastline of 972km, the longest in the country. This state is widely advertised as the Kohinoor of India by the tourism department. The state is most visited for its world famous Tirupati temple. Srisailam Mallikarjuneswar temple is another famous Shiva shrine and is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples in India.
In spite of the recent division of the state of Andhra Pradesh, which resulted in the formation Seemandhra which is what was left of Andhra Pradesh after Telangana region was carved out. Seemandhra seems to have got the better share regarding tourism. Places like Belum caves, NagarjunaKonda, Borra caves and Pulicat Lake have all come under Seemandhra. Apart from this, it retains the better part of the culture and cuisine of Andhra Pradesh and already established tourism development as opposed to Telangana which has to start from scratch. The state is home to various centres that have quite a lot of Buddhist influence like Dhulikatta, Bavikonda, Thotlakonda, Amravati, Nagarjuna Konda, etc.
The Vijayanagara dynasty can be credited for constructing some stupendous structures in the state like Srisailam and Lepakshi temples. Islam is also a popular religion with many mosques built during the reigns of Muslim rulers. One of the famous is Shahi Jamia Masjid in Adoni of Kurnool district. Rajahmundry city, located on the banks of Godavari River is one of the main attractions of the city. Likewise, Kolleru Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in India located in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a located between Krishna and Godavari delta. A trip to this state will leave you mesmerised with the wide variety of things that it has to offer, and the delicious cuisine will appease your taste buds beyond imagination.
Nice place for religious people and nature lovers. Andhra Pradesh might fascinate architecture and history buffs.
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