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Bobbili, Vizianagaram Forts of Kalinga Kingdom

Vizianagaram Fort

Kalinga was the kingdom for Vizianagaram Gajapathi kings. Kalinga kingdom includes is parts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha now. Vizianagaram and Bobbili towns now were the capitals for those kings. Vizianagaram located at north circars in Coastal Andhra, becomes nostalgic when one looks at the proud and undestroyed forts of antiquity. The land, inhabited by high spirited rajahs, passionate poets and writers.

Kalinga Images

Historical Attractions

  • Vizianagaram Fort
  • Ganta stambham - The clock tower
  • Moti mahal
  • Oudh Khana
  • Alakananda Palace
  • Korukonda Palace
  • Perla Home
  • Maharaja Institutions
  • Bobbili Fort
  • Raja Mahal
  • Bobbili Guesthouse
  • Salihundam - Buddhist site - 90 km

Address of Vizianagaram & Bobbili

Vizianagaram and Bobbili towns are located in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh state, India - 535002

How to Reach

Vizianagaram town is located at north east region of Andhra pradesh state near Vizag city.

  • Nearest city: Visakhapatnam - 65 km
  • Distance From: Vijayawada - 385 km
  • Nearest Airport: Visakhapatnam
  • Nearest Bus station: Vizianagaram
  • Nearest Railway Station: Vizianagaram
  • Transport: Vizianagaram is well connected by road and railways from Vizag city.

Where to Stay

Budget hotels available at Vizianagaram town. For luxury hotels, stay at Visakhapatnam city.

Best Season & Time to Visit

Summer season is to be avoided because of humidity.


The Bobbili town is famous for the manufacturing of Veena for the last 100 years, carved by the sculptures located in Gollapalli village near the Town. One single piece of Panasa and Sampangi wood is being used for its preparation by the sculptures.

Visiting Places near Vizianagaram