Things to Know While Shifting to Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, the city of destiny, is the financial capital of Andhra Pradesh. Also known as ‘the jewel of the east coast is the only natural harbour on the east coast of India and thus the headquarters of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Command. So, Plan and Move to ‘the city of destiny’ with ease, relocate to Visakhapatnam with HappyLocate.

Being a coastal city, you will surely enjoy the climate with maximum temperatures of ~30 °C with a relative humidity of ~70%. In Vizag, you will generally experience rains between June and October.

The city has excellent transportation facilities which are well connected by road, rail, air, and water. Public transportation in the city is quite impressive, with APSRTC local buses connecting different parts of the city. Apart from busses, you can hire auto-rickshaws, Ola, Uber or other cabs to explore the city. You might even expect the Visakhapatnam metro shortly.

The city is a central hub for healthcare and education in the region. Hospitals like King George Hospital, Apollo, Care, Seven Hills, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute provide exemplary healthcare services. Students come from faraway places to study in Andhra University, GITAM University, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) and National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), etc.

Peda Waltair, Dwaraka Nagar, Siripuram, RK Beach, Seethammadara, Akkayapalem, Ram Nagar, Gurudwara are some residential places near the RTC complex Railway Station and Airport. Students generally prefer MVP colony and Lawson’s Bay.

Visakhapatnam Port, Vizag Steel plant, Gangavaram Port, Hindustan Shipyard, HPCL and the companies in Sunrise Startup Village, Fintech Valley Tower, Brandix India Apparel City, The Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City are some of the major employment generators in the city.
Jagadamba area, CMR Central, Vizag Central are some of the best places to hang out with popular movie screens like Jagadamba Complex, Inox cinema, Chitralayaa Multiplex and CMR Central.

RK Beach, Submarine Museum, Visakha Museum, Rushikonda Beach, Vuda Park, Kailash Giri, Teneti Park, Bheemli Beach, Simhachalam temple of Lord Narasimha Swamy are some of the must-visit places in the city. Araku valley, Yarada Beach, Puri, Konark are some of the well known weekend gateways near Vishakapatnam.

Kamat, Ming Garden, Barbeque Nation, The eatery, Sea inn are some of the best restaurants to treat your taste buds with some fantastic seafood. The Park Hotel, Hotel Novotel, Four Points by Sheraton, Green Park, Daspalla are some of the famous hotels in Visakhapatnam.

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