About Andhra Pradesh :
Sprawling in an area of 276,754 sq km, Andhra Pradesh is a dream destination for the holiday makers. It is also referred as “Rice Granary of India”. The state is located on Deccan plateau and abounded by Tamil Nadu & Karnataka in the south, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh & Bay of Bengal in the east and Maharashtra in the west. Andhra Pradesh is a great tourist destination bestowed with beautiful hill stations, virgin beaches, wildlife sanctuaries and heritage sites.
Heritage Sites of Andhra Pradesh :
Andhra Pradesh is a treasure trove to numerous marvelous piece of architectures built during different legendary dynasties. The glorious historical monuments are great contributions of successive dynasties such as Pallavas, Kakatiyas, Chalikyas, Mughals and many more. Andhra Pradesh tourism provides opportunity to explore some notable ancient edifices that are heavily ornamented. These buildings are world famous for its architectural excellence and beautiful carvings. Marvel the architectural beauty of Golconda Fort, Charminar and Mecca Masjid.
Famous Temples of Andhra Pradesh :
The spiritual grandeur of Andhra Pradesh attracts pilgrims from every pocket of the world. Ancient temples has a superb architecture, built of bricks and stones used for mandapas. These sacred shrines are heavily ornamented and sculpted. Hymns from holy books are carved on the pillars and ceilings of the temples. Sri Venkatesvara at Tirupati is one of the most revered and celebrated temple of the state visited by innumerable pilgrims every year. The other popular holy shrines of the state includes Sree Sailam, Rajeswara temple, Birla Mandir etc.
Nature Trail To Andhra Pradesh :
Andhra Pradesh Tourism caters the tourist of all tastes. Apart from rich heritage, the state is also blessed with some fascinating scenic locations, where nature lovers can relax and rejuvenate their mind and soul. The picturesque hill stations are perfect place for the holiday-makers who are looking for absolute solitude. Visit the exotic beaches like Mypad beach, Bheemuripatnam beach, Vodareva beach to have an untamed experience. Laze on warm sands and enjoy sun bathing. Relish at delicious variety of snacks sold at the stalls lined up near the beach site. Set a jungle adventure at Indira Gandhi National, Park, Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, Alisagar Deer Park to encounter rare and endangered species of fauna in the wildlife sanctuaries of Andhra Pradesh.
Shopping Hangouts in Andhra Pradesh :
The colorful markets of Andhra Pradesh is a paradise for shopaholics. Shopping here is an exciting experience, a great delight for the visitors. The state is rich in collection of exquisite junk accessories of pearl and diamond, Banjara mirror work, silver filigiri, aatar, kalamkari, Bidri, fantastic silk clothes and unique handicrafts.