Visakhapatnam, also known as Vizag, is located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. This city is well known for its beaches and is considered as one of the major tourist destinations in India. Vizag is also known as the 'City of Destiny' and 'The Jewel of East Coast'. 'Dolphin's Nose' is also famous in Vizag. Due to the beach waves the water formed the rocks into the shape of Dolphin's nose, hence the name. Many Bollywood and Tollywood songs were shot in Araku Valley in Vizag which is known for its scenic view. Lord Narasimha statue carved into the stone at Simhachalam Temple is one of the most beautiful stone carvings in Andhra Pradesh.
There are many tourist attractions in the city, for example, Kailash Giri is a hilltop where you can view the entire seacoast along with Dolphin's nose. Few of the most famous shopping centres are located in Jagadamba Junction. It was named after one of India's best auditoriums for movies named Jagadamba. Kambalakonda Sanctuary is a nature reserve with hiking and camping trails for visitors with a scenic ocean view. People who are interested in machinery, ships and history would love the Naval and Submarine Museum located in the city.