Geographically, it is surrounded by Indian States of Maharasthra,
Chhatisgarh and Orissa in the North, Karnataka in the West, Tamil Nadu
in the South, and Bay of Bengal in the East. The state was created in
1956 from the Telugu speaking portions of Madras and Hyderabad states.
It is one of the first states of India formed only on the linguistic
basis. During Ashoka's rule, Andhra Pradesh was a major Buddhist center.
Later Chalukya kings ruled in the 7th century, followed by Chalukyas
and Kakatiyas. However, in 16th century, Qutub Shahi kingdom was
established and the successors were known as Nizams who ruled until
This beautiful State is blessed with natural and scenic splendor in
abundance as well as great culture and architecture. The State was
ruled by many dynasties which influenced the culture of this land. It
is one of the States in India, having rich culture and creativity. If
you are planning to have a vacation here, you can visit some of the
popular Andhra Pradesh Tourism destinations.
Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Tourism -
the Capital City of the State, with great monuments and interesting
spots like Charminar, Golconda Fort, Mecca Masjid, Salarjung Museum, Ramoji Film City, Hussain Sagar Lake, Palaces, and more.......
Visakhapatanam, the Porty City, with Ananthagiri Hills, Araku Valley, Bheemunipatnam Beach, Rishikonda Beach, Ramakrishna Beach, Zoological Park and more.......
Tirupati, a major Hindu pilgrim centre of South India, Watch the video
Warangal , housing the famous thousand pillar temple of the Chalukya architecture, Warangal Fort and more....
Puttaparthy, another major pilgrim centre with Sri Sathya Sai Baba Ashram
an important Buddhist pilgrim centre, with Nagarjuna Sagar Dam,
Nagarjuna Konda, Ethipotala Waterfall and Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife
with Kuntala Waterfalls, Saraswathi temple, Shivaram Wild life sanctuary, Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary, Adilabad Arts and Crafts.
Nalgonda , a historic place with several temples, fort and waterfalls.
In the tourism of Andhra Pradesh, the above places are worth a visit to learn more about the culture and life of the people.
saris, glass bangles, pearls, handicrafts, perfumes and many more.
Shopping can also be done at the colorful shops of Lad Bazaar.
For tourism in Andhra Pradesh, Hotel accommodations are available in all the major cities of Andhra Pradesh.
Airport Hotels in Hyderabad
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Andhra Pradesh has international airport at Hyderabad.
By Air : Domestic Airports of Andhra Pradesh are at Hyderabad, Tirupathy, Rajahmundry, and Vijayawada. By Rail and Road
: Andhra Pradesh is well connected with rail and road transports.
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