Andhra Pradesh


WELCOME TO Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is a state bordering India’s southeastern coast. Tropical forests, rivers, hills and caves make it a popular ecotourism destination. Beaches line the Bay of Bengal, offering spots for swimming and surfing. Major cultural landmarks include Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, an ornate hilltop shrine to Hindu’s Vishnu, in the southern part of the state. It’s visited by tens of millions of pilgrims annually.



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 Andhra Pradesh is a state bordering India’s southeastern coast. Tropical forests, rivers, hills and caves make it a popular ecotourism destination. Beaches line the Bay of Bengal, offering spots for swimming and surfing. Major cultural landmarks include Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, an ornate hilltop shrine to Hindu’s Vishnu, in the southern part of the state. It’s visited by tens of millions of pilgrims annually. 


History


Andhra Pradesh is one of the 29 states of India whose recorded history begins in the Vedic Period. Andhra Pradesh is mentioned in Sanskrit epics such as Aitareya Brahmana.The Assaka Maha-Janapada was an ancient Indian kingdom located between the rivers Godavari and Krishna in southeastern India.


Festival


Andhra Pradesh is famous for its varied culture and tradition. One of the highlights of its culture are the numerous festivals celebrated here. Most of these festivals are religious and some are organized by the government of Andhra Pradesh. These festivals are celebrated with great pomp and gaiety.


Culture


There are three distinct and rich architectural traditions in Andhra Pradesh. The first traces back to the building of the legendary city of Amaravathi under Satavahanas. This unique style of architecture emphasises the use of intricate and abstract sculpture with inspiration from religious themes.