Tourist Attractions of Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh, India’s fifth largest state has made a very significant place for itself in the Indian Tourism Map. A large number of tourists visit this state being attracted by the large number of Tourist Attractions in Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh has a rich historical past. It dates back to the epic age. It was an integral part of Emperor Ashoka’s vast kingdom and not surprisingly an important Buddhist centre as well. It was then ruled by several dynasties and prominent among these were the Pallavas, the Chalukyas, the Kakatiyas and the Mughals.
Andhra Pradesh is a place of rich tradition , breathtaking natural beauty, historical significance and pilgrimage center.
In Andhra Pradesh you will find people from all religions like Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists. Now on the path of technological innovations Andhra Pradesh is set to achieve new goals in the field of modernization. In fact Hyderabad is often called Cyberabad now.
Andhra Pradesh's capital is Hyderabad which was built by Qutb Shahi kings . The major attraction here is the Charminar built to mark the end of the disease of plague in Hyderabad.
It has four minarets showing the four directions . You get to explore the Salarjung Museum here consisting of 35000 exhibits.
Hussain Sagar lake separates Hyderabad from its twin city Secunderabad. Go to Vishakhapatanam and see the amazing Dolphin's nose a rocky protrusion into the harbor.
Then the most revered Tirupati Temple is major tourist attraction in Andhra Pradesh . The temple houses the deity Lord Venkatweshwara.