Andhra Pradesh is considered to be the gateway to South India. Hyderabad, the capital city, still retains its old world charm with monuments like Char Minar, Qutub Minar and Qutb Shahi Tombs. In complete contrast, the city manages to be one of the top IT cities in India. Andhra Pradesh has many wildlife parks, dams, lakes and monuments to explore. The state boasts of the longest coastline and you can sit back and relax on sunny beaches. Some of the well -know beaches in Andhra Pradesh are the RK Beach, Kothapatnam Beach and Bheemunipatnam Beach. The Tirupati Temple and the Buddhist sites of Sankaram and Ramappa Temple of Palampet attract thousands of pilgrims every year and are worth visiting for every traveller. Another place which is known for its unique four storey cave temple is Vijayawada. The Undavalli Temple has some exceptional architectural features. A visit to Nellore is a must to get some historical insight on the state. Venkatagiri Fort and Udayagiri Fort are few good places to start with. Make sure to visit the 91m long Submarine Museum in Vishakhapatnam, the marine is named Kursura. Andhra Pradesh beholds a treasure of India’s rich history and is a must visit for anyone interested in ancient Indian architecture.