Saturday, February 24, 2018

City Attractions about vizag

You have landed at the right place . Here you can know City Attractions About Vizag.Visakhapatnam is considered to be the financial capital of the state and the largest city of Andhra Pradesh, India. Administrative headquarters if Visakhapatnam district and the Eastern Naval Command of Indian Navy are situated in the city. The city’s geographical location is between Eastern Ghats mountain range and the coast of Bay of Bengal. The population of the city is around 2,035,930 making it the most populous city of the state and 14th largest city in the country .

Visakhapatnam has very rich history which set back to the 6th century BCE , at that time the city was considered a part of the Kalinga Kingdom , andd later ruled by the Vengi , the Pallava and Eastern Ganga Dynasties. According to the archaeological surveys the citry was built around 11th and 13th centuries but was never under a sole ruler, the control over the city was fluctuating often among the Chola Dynasty and the Gajapati Kingdom , in 15th century the city was taken over by Vijayanagara Empire . Mughals conquered the city in 16th century , eventually the European were successful in setting up the trading interest in the city  and by the end of 18th century the city was under French rule and then control over the city was held by the British from 1804 till 1947 Indian Independence.

Visakhapatnam is famous for its beaches and is major tourist destination. The oldest shipyard and the only natural harbour on the east coast of India is situated in the city. Visakhapatnam Port is ranked as the  Fifth-busiest cargo ports in India.  In  2017 Visakhapatnam is ranked as the third cleanest city in India under the Swatch Bharat Scheme. Visakhapatnam is selected to be developed as one of the Smart City under the Smart City Mission.
The city is also called as THE CITY OF DESTINATION .

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