Kailasagiri Hill

The park situated atop Kailasagiri offers the most spectacular views of the city, the winding shoreline and the adjacent low-lying Eastern Ghats. 


The Government of Andhra Pradesh awarded Kailasagiri as its "Best Tourist Spot" in 2003. On average, around three hundred thousand Indian and foreign tourists visit the park every year. To protect the environment, VMRDA has declared the hill a plastic-free zone. A cable car connects to the top of the hill, the first of its kind in Andhra Pradesh.


Of the 100 acres available on the hill, 50 acres have been turned into a recreation park with a toy train, which circumambulates the entire hill providing a complete 360-degree-view of the city and the surrounding hills, and horse riding amongst others facilities.

The highest point of the hill has a white stone statue of Lord Shiva and Parvati. The park has seven viewpoints, a Telugu Heritage Museum and several food stalls within its premises. However, the most exciting aspect of the park is one of its approach routes-there is a ropeway that begins at the foot of the hill and takes you all the way up to the park on a cable car. The cable car offers the most awe-inspiring views of Visakhapatnam as it ascends uphill.

Park Entry Rs. 5.00 and Ropeway cable car Rs. 85.00 (return).


How to Reach

The nearest airport is Visakhapatnam which is 19km from kailasagiri. Several cabs ply from the airport to temple.It takes around 45 minutes  

The nearest railway station is Visakhapatnam which is 11km from kailasagiri.

There are number of buses operated by APSRTC from Visakhapatnam Bus stand.If you prefer taking the taxi,they are available in more numbers.

Best time to visit

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  2. feb

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  4. apr

  5. may

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  8. aug

  9. sep

  10. oct

  11. nov

  12. dec

"Best time to visit is between the months of October and March."

The temperature during this time stays somewhere between 15 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius.


Rushikonda Beach- It is a hub of serenity, Natural rocks jutting into the clear waters of the sea.

Ramakrishna Beach- It stretches along the extent of the main city. Close to the beach, on Beach Road, are other tourist attractions.

Dolphin's Nose- It is a hill, so named because its headland has the shape of a dolphin's nose. 

Submarine Museum-Located on Beach Road, close to the Ramakrishna Beach

Visakha Museum-An old Dutch bungalow near Ramakrishna Beach, also known as Corporation Museum. 

Simhachalam-About 16km from the city centre lies a small, densely wooded hill known as Simhachalam.

Yarada Beach-About 15km from the centre of the city, located close to the Dolphin's Nose is the picturesque Yarada Northern end of Beach Road.

Bheemunipatnam Beach-Is a sleepy fishing village near Vizag, and a former Dutch settlement.

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