VIZIANAGARAM FORT

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Location : 64-km From Vishakhapatnam
Built By : Gajapati Chiefs


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64-km from Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram is a place of historical importance. It was the capital of the Gajapati chiefs in the 17th century AD The magnificent fort in this town depicts the past glory of these Kings. The town has grown around the fort, on the west of which is the former cantonment.

This place attained great prominence in the past as the centre of arts and culture under the patronage of the enlightened ruling family of Vizianagaram. It has a Music College and a Sanskrit College.

HOW TO GET THERE

Rail: Vizianagaram has a railway station.

Road: It is well connected by buses from Vishakhapatnam, Tuni and Kakinada.

WHERE TO STAY

Accommodation is available in the hotels at Vizianagaram and Vishakhapatnam.



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