Vizag the city of Destiny. One of the best cities in Andhra Pradesh is Visakhapatnam. Visakhapatnam was a small village but now developed into an industrial area. The story starts with the mission of British that for a seaport which connects the rich mineral belt with the East Coast. Vizag is the most secure natural harbor in Asia. In the 1950s and 1960s, the Government of India and the private sector set up some large-scale industries like Bharat Heavy Plates and Vessels, Hindustan Zinc Ltd., Caltex oil refinery, Coromandel Fertilizers, Andhra Polymers etc. Economic liberalization in the 1990s brought a modest growth to the city.
Due to the presence of the Eastern Naval Command, Steel Plant, H.P.C.L., the city has become the home to people from different parts of the country and due to this the city has a cosmopolitan texture to it. The city’s main commercial and shopping centers are located in the Dwaraka Nagar-R.T.C. complex area and Jagadamda Junction area. Since 2000, the Dwaraka Nagar-R.T.C. complex area has transformed into a major commercial hub with new shopping malls and complexes springing up within a radius of 2-3 kilometers. The city is home to many five star hotels such as Taj group, I.T.C. Welcome Group & Park Hotels. There are many tourists attractive places in Visakhapatnam like Beaches, Parks, Temples, Theaters, Araku valley, Paderu, Waterfalls, Museums, etc.