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Located on the north-east coast of Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada is the capital of East Godavari district and one of the largest tier-2 cities in India. It is also a part of Special Economic Zone and has a diverse economy due to its sea port and port-based industry. Apart from being an industrial hub, Kakinada is home to many temples, mosques and churches. Some are remnants of the colonial rule and others a reflection of the rich cultural past.

The city has a historical significance, rich tradition, breathtaking natural beauty, holy pilgrimage center, beautiful virgin beaches, hillocks and stunning landscapes. The list doesn't end here; you can also have your share of the cosmopolitan life in Kakinada. From shopping at the malls and grabbing a drink at the clubs to trying out the famous and delightful desert “Kakinada Kaja”, this city has so much to offer.Some of the must-visit attractions of this city include Bhimeswara Temple, Shri Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple and Coringa Sanctuary. If interested in visiting more temples, you can pay a visit to the Pithapuram. It is situated in the outskirts of the city and is among the twelve pilgrim centres of the region.

Kakinada witnesses a tropical savannah climate in which the weather remains hot and humid almost throughout the year. The winter months are comparatively pleasant and it is the best time to visit this region. 

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Pavani Kambhampati
Pavani Kambhampati
Kakinada- the economic capital of East Godavari
Jun 25 2014
Kakinada is being the economic capital of East Godavari District since many years. It is famous for its one of the most prestigious medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh, Rangaraya Medical College, and one of the august Engineering University ie,. JNTU ...... read more