Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary
The sanctuary is a part of Godavari estuary and is considered to be the 2nd largest stretch of mangrove trees in India. Tourists often visit this place because of different bird species found here. There are more than 120 bird species and 24 mangrove tree species along with half of the area being covered with backwater. If you want to enjoy nature then this place is the right stop to make.
The tadpole shaped island is very much famous because of its sandy beaches and was actually formed in 15th century. The Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is adjacent to this island and this is the perfect place for relaxation, enjoying beach and for sight-seeing. You will have to take a boat from Kakinada harbour to reach here.
Also nicknamed as God’s own creation the set of islands here are surrounded by the tributaries of Godavari river. If you enjoy the Kerala backwaters then this is surely a right place for you as it replicates the Kerala backwaters a lot. The region is famous for coconut trees and boating.
Being one of the famous tourist’s hotspots in Andhra Pradesh the beach is famous for the food courts here. Also, the beaches here are not fully exploded with tourists and hence it is again a perfect place for relaxation. The beach is also famous for Kakinada beach festival that happens yearly once and the glass bridge. The bridge is India’s first glass bridge and you can see water flowing below it.
Archaeology and museum department
If you ever wish to know some details of Andhra Pradesh’s history then you can visit this museum. Several manuscripts about several kingdoms, ancient coins of these kingdoms along with antiquities, sculptures and historical arms are present here.
Shri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple
The temple is dedicated for Lord Vishnu in the form of Lord Bhavanarayan and as per some people several sages like Agastya and Vyasa have visited this place. The remarkable architecture of the temple along with huge walls is very magnificent. Many tourists visit the temple every year and it also has a beautiful Kalayan Mandapam (Marriage hall) to its north side. There are also two lakes named Muktikaasaram and Narada Kundam near the Shri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple.