During the fifth century BC, the Visakhapatnam region was part of Kalinga territory, which extended to the Godavari River. Relics found in the area also prove the existence of a Buddhist empire in the region. This region was initially known as the epicenter of pilgrims and nowadays the place has become one of the most industrialized cities of India. Even the name of the place has a tale which you can also read from the Vishakhapatnam travel guide. It is said that it was named after the God Vaishaka of Hindu Mythology.
Now the city is popularly known as Vizag. It has a huge ship building enclosure along with the head quarters of the Eastern Naval Command. This leading harbor deals with a massive amount of cargo each day. Besides being in the focus of the industrial dealing in southern part of the country, it is still carrying a throwback to ancient India in its assortment of legendary heritage sites. Ashoka and Krishnadeva Raya are the two famous names among the erstwhile empires of which this city was a part. Once, in the past, it has also been a Dutch colony. Vishakhapatnam travel guide will help you to find some nice and comfortable resorts here.