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Property in Visakhapatnam : an overview

 

 

 

Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, popularly known as Vizag, is a booming industrial city on the east coast of India. It is located on the eastern shore of India nestled among the Eastern Ghats Hill Ranges and facing the Bay of Bengal on the East.The port city with the biggest ship building yard in India, is also the headquarters of the Eastern Naval Command. The beautiful city with its twin town Waltair, forms a harmonious blend of majestic hills, valleys and golden beaches along the Bay of Bengal coastline. In addition to being a major port handling high volume of cargo, it has developed oil refining, fertilizer, petro-chemical, steel plant, sugar refining and jute industries.

Visakhapatnam is the country’s largest city in terms of land and Andhra Pradesh’s second largest urban agglomeration in population. On account of rapid industrialization, there has been significant migration into the city. The city was originally a small fishing village but due to its natural harbour it developed into a major port. With the formation Greater Visakhapatnam in 2005, the city is development is set for a quantum leap. The city of Visakhapatnam has implemented a number of reforms including e-governance and citizen-friendly initiatives. Visakhapatnam has been the first city in the country to implement e-governance and still leads in offering a variety of services to its residents online. The Corporation is working closely with planning and service delivery institutions in the city for improving the quality of life.


History of Visakhapatnam

According to the history, the city was named after the god of Valor-Vishakha. It was a part of the Kalinga Kingdom, under Ashoka’s rule in 260 B.C. It passed on later to the Andhra Kings of Vengi. After this Pallava, Chola and Ganga dynasties ruled the city. In the 15th century, Vishakhapatnam became a part of the Vijayanagar Empire.

The Europeans, the Dutch, the French and the English established themselves from the 17th century onwards and used this as a major trading center to export textiles, ivory, tobacco, indigo etc. This port is well documented in the histories of these colonial powers as well as in Indian historical records. This coast played a major role during the reign of the Asaf Jahis and the Golcondas.


Beaches in Visakhapatnam

  • Rama Krishna Beach : Rama Krishna Beach is located 5km from the centre of Visakhapatanam.
  • Lawson’s Bay  Beach : Another important beach in the city, Lawsons Bay Beach has beautiful golden sands and lush green vegetation.
  • Rishikonda beach : Located 13kms. from Visakhapatnam on the Visakhapatnam- Bheemulipatnam beach road, is Rishikonda, a thickly covered hill.  The lovely beach here with golden sands is the best beach in Vizag.

 


Hospitals:

  • K.G.H PBX                                             :              +91-0891-2564891
  • Appolo Heart care center                    :               +91-0891-2529618
  • Seven Hills Hospital                            :               +91-0891-2563081
  • CDR Hospital                                        :               +91-0891-2755444 / 2755415
  • Queens’ NRI Hospital                         :                +91-0891-2535063
  • Latha Hospital                                      :               +91-0891-2555303
  • Krishna Hospital                                  :                +91-0891-2566782
  • Lions’ Cancer Hospital                       :                  +91-0891-2543214
  • Victoria Hospital                                    :                +91-0891-2562637
  • Rani Chandramathi Devi Hospital    :                 +91-0891-2555278

 


Transportation

Visakhapatnam is well connected with rest of the country by Air, Train ,Road ,and Sea

  • Air - Connected with Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, New Delhi and other important cities in India. Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Air Sahara operate regular flights from Visakhaptnam to some of the important domestic destinations.
  • Rail - Vizag is an important junction on the commercially important Chennai Kolkata rail line. As such the city is well connected by rail with New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad. Daily express trains are available to all these four major cities.
  • Bus - Vizag is 650 km from Hyderabad and 350 km from Vijayawada. Regular bus services are available to Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai and Tirupati.

 

Distance from major cities

  • Ahmedabad  1858 
  • Allahabad  1230 
  • Bangalore  1015 
  • Bhopal  1312 
  • Bhubaneshwar  425 
  • Chennai  810 
  • Hyderabad  650 
  • Kolkata  866 
  • Lucknow  1468 
  • New Delhi  1880 
  • Pune  1198 
  • Mumbai  1361 

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  • Property Distribution

    • 35% - Apartments / Flats
    • 2% - Bunglow & Villas
    • 55% - Residential Plots
    • 0% - Builder Floor
    • 6% - Independent House

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