Kailasagiri Park in Vizag
Kailasagiri Park is located on the top of the beautiful and spectacular Kailasagiri hills facing the Bay of Bengal at an altitude of 130 meters above the sea level. The kailasagiri Park has an area of 350 acres which is mostly covered by tropical trees. KailasagiriKailasagiri park is located on the hill top of the Kailasagiri Hills in Visakhapatnam. You can say that no trip to Visakhapatnam will be complete without seeing the Kailasagiri park, with its tall colossal statue of Lord Vishnu whic can be seen from anywhere in the city of Visakhapatnam and the Shiva Parvati statue after which the name had been given to the park park gives you a panoramic view of the city and the beaches of Visakhapatnam.
About at the Kailasagiri Park on the hill top in Vizag
The whole area gets illuminated in the nights and when viewed from the city below looks fantastic as an unforgettable sight. The Park has many attraction for the tourists and the local visitors, like, Titanic point, which is shaped like the famous ship in the movie Titanic. This Titanic point is very famous with the youngsters.
There is beautiful statue of Shiva Parvati the celestial couple in the Kailasagiri park which is the main focal point of the park. The Park is aptly named after the statue, as Kailasagiri, after the abode of Shiva and parvati in the Himalayas.
Shanku Chakra Naama is a popular and beautiful landmark of the Kailasagiri park, which is about 40 meters tall. This is a statue of Lord Vishnu in his colossal pristine form, which can be seen from any place in the city of Visakhapatnam. The statue looks spectacular in the night from wherever and whichever place you see that from. This statue was developed by TTD, Thirumala Tirupati Devasthanam and VUDA, Visakhapatnam Urban Development Corporation together.
Games and adventures in the Kailasagiri park
Gliding point which is situated at an altitude of 130 meters and is a good place to start learning the basics of gliding.
Toy train is available, fitted with transparent sides as well as the roof . The Toy train which has become a hit with the children takes you and your children on a circular tour of the garden at the hill top. The charges for the Toy Train are Rs 40 for a 20 minutes journey for an adult and rs 30 for kids below 10 years . Tickets are issued at the platform and the seat number is alloted at the time of buying the tickets. Winter will be the best time for a ride in the Toy train as the compartments will get hotter in summer due to the top and the the sides are made in glass.
There is a children's park where the children can enjoy themselves at the fun filled place and you can rest for sometime there, browsing through the shopping arcade. You can grab a bite to eat from the delicious food at the food courts available there. Buy some souvenirs and gifts as well to take home as well, from the souvenir shop.
Shanti Ashram, Conference hall and a telescopic point are some of the other places to see in the Park.
There is a flora clock at the park which is a crowd puller. The floral clock is set against a background of lush green lawn patches and the lovely Shiva Parvati statue. This 10 feet diameter clock is well designed and is worth a visit to see something so creative. There are some more wonderful interesting features at the Kailasagiri Park like Jungle trail, A ropeway from Appu Garh to Kailasagiri, Hill Seven wonders of Vizag / Visakhapatnam, an art gallery and a capsule lift to the highest viewpoint. The park provides you with relaxation and leisure time, wherever you go, with its enchanting views of the sea and the beaches, the sights which just seems to be picked up from the picture book, making it perfect for the film shootings and a favourite haunt for the movie makers and the writers etc. You can just sit in the park bench and just watch all the sights that are happening around you. You will not know when and how the time passed and how relaxed you have become.
How to Reach Visakhapatnam
Visakhapatnam / Vizag has an airport and is connected to New delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata by daily flights. You can reach Visakhapatnam airport and then get cabs or autos to reach the Kailasagiri Park.
If you are travelling by rail, Visakhapatnam is an important junction in the South central railways . All the trains passing through the side stops there. Since Visakhapatnam is an important city in the state of Andhra Pradesh the city is easily accessible by air, by rail and by road. Most of the cities in India are connected to Visakhapatnam by Road through National Highways.
Accommodations available in Visakhapatnam:
Fortune Inn Sree Kanya, Visakhapatnam
Senora Beach Resort, Visakhapatnam
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