Yaksha Relief at Pavurallakonda near Bheemunipatnam
The Simhachalam temple or The Simanchala Temple
The Gajapatis at their height in the mid-15th century
Stone seated Buddha at Bojjannakonda near Anakapalle
A 1740 Chamba painting showing the slaying of the demon Hiranyaksha by lord Vishnu as Varaha with four hands. Varaha is also shown balancing the earth on his tusks.
Kapileswar Temple at old Bhubaneswar built during the reign of Kapilendra Deva (r.1434–66).
Bavikonda stupas
An idol of Ramanuja in the Srirangam Ranganathaswamy temple.
Sculpture of Kapilendradeva.
Third-century BC Buddhist ruins of Totlakonda
An inscription on the way to the temple complex written in Telugu language.
Depiction of Gajapati Prataparudradeba in Sarpeswara temple, built during his rule at Balarampur village near Kakhadi.
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Simhachalam locality from hill top
15th century copper plate grant of Gajapati emperor Purushottama Deva
Kondakarla Ava, a bird sanctuary near Visakhapatnam
A view of Gangadhara, the temple's tank below the hill. It is also referred to as the Varaha Pushkarini.
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The average temperature of visakhapatnam
A view of the temple's complex in which the rajagopuram and the vimana can be seen adjacent to each other.
Narendra tank at Puri built during the rule of Kapilendra Deva
Vizag steel plant entrance
The vimana of Simhachalam temple with a gold plated dome featuring a Vaishnavite icon.
Meghanada wall fortifications of the Puri Jagannath temple constructed during the rule of Kapilendra Deva
INS Kursura (S20)
The sanctum sanctorum of Simhachalam in which the temple's deity is housed. The rajagopuram can be seen towards the right.
City scape from beach road near Tenneti park
A painting of Sudarshana Chakra with 16 hands. He serves as the bali bera (guardian idol) of Varaha Narasimha and forms part of the Baliharana (pacification) ceremony.
Love Vizag near TUV Aircraft Museum
Bhaktotsava event of Kalyanotsava is dedicated to Thirumangai (pictured), one of the 12 Azhwars.
Simhachalam Temple
A painting at the Bhadrachalam temple depicting both the original form of the moolavar and the Lingam-like one after applying sandalwood paste.
Visakhapatnam Metro Express Highway Service at Kurmanapalem
A statue of Narasimha killing Hiranyakashipu on the walls of the temple's sanctum.
Visakhapatnam railway station
A painting depicting one of Krishna's childhood pranks of stealing butter.
Visakhapatnam Airport Terminal
Makaraveta festival, which occurs on a day after Makar Sankranti, celebrates Gajendra Moksha (pictured), the legend of Vishnu saving an elephant devoted to him from a crocodile.
St Aloysius' Anglo-Indian High School (SAS) established in 1847 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Naval warship
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy International Cricket Stadium at PM Palem
ENC Cricket Team which won the VDCA Institutional League Cricket Championship 2015–16
Sir C. V. Raman, Nobel Laureate (1930) and Physicist known for his discovery of Raman Effect.
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the first vice president of India on a postal stamp of 1967.

Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple, Simhachalam is a Hindu temple situated on the Simhachalam Hill Range, which is 300 metres above the sea level in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.

- Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple, Simhachalam

The city's control was alternating between the Chola dynasty and the Gajapati Kingdom in 11th and 12th centuries, until its conquest by the Vijayanagara Empire in the 15th century.

- Visakhapatnam

Narasingha Deva built the Sun Temple at Konark and Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple, Simhachalam at Visakhapatnam.

- Gajapati Empire

After the fall of the Eastern Gangas, the Gajapathis came into power.

- Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple, Simhachalam

Some of the religious sites are also of great importance like Simhachalam temple of Lord Narasimha 16 km north of the city, and Sri Kanaka Maha Lakshmi Temple.

- Visakhapatnam
Yaksha Relief at Pavurallakonda near Bheemunipatnam

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Andhra Pradesh (, abbr.

Andhra Pradesh (, abbr.

Telugu Thalli
Rajmahal of Chandragiri Fort
Gandikota fort view
Archaeological Museums map of Andhra Pradesh
Mangrove forest near Kakinada
Map of Andhra Pradesh
District court, Guntur
West Godavari district Collectorate complex, Eluru
Telugu Talli Statue near Kondareddy Buruju, Kurnool
Visakhapatnam is an important commercial hub of the state
Visakhapatnam skyline, overlooking seaport
Aerial View of Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL)
Isuzu Motors India manufacturing plant aerial view
Tech Mahindra Development Centre, Visakhapatnam
CELKON Manufacturing plant at Tirupati
Mangampet Barytes
Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station
Srisailam Hydel power project
Kondapalli Toys at a house in Vijayawada
Kuchipudi dance
Vegetarian Andhra meal, served on important occasions
Undavalli Caves, is a monolithic example of Indian rock-cut architecture and one of the finest testimonials to ancient viswakarma sthapathis.
Gandikota Canyon
Vijayawada-Guntur Expressway section of NH 16
NH 140 near Tirupati
Vijayawada railway station
Map of airports and airstrips of Andhra Pradesh
Map of seaports in Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam seaport
A ship at the Visakhapatnam port
Map of universities in Andhra Pradesh
Agriculture University, Guntur
ICI Tirupati
SVU Admin Building
S V Agricultural College Tirupati
SPA Vijayawada
Satish Dhawan Space Centre [SDSC], Sriharikota, Nellore
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam
Andhra Pradesh topographical map
Krishna River at Srisailam
Srikalahasti Temple
Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala
Rock-cut Buddha statue at Bojjannakonda near Anakapalle, Visakhapatnam.
Lush green farms in Konaseema, East Godavari
Map of Sugar industries in Andhra Pradesh

It is the seventh-largest state by area covering an area of 162975 km2 and tenth-most populous state with 49,386,799 inhabitants, with the state capital being Amaravati and the largest city being Visakhapatnam.

It was ruled by the Mauryan Empire, Satavahana dynasty, Salankayanas, Andhra Ikshvakus, Pallavas, Vishnukundinas, Eastern Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Cholas, Kakatiyas, Vijayanagara Empire, Gajapati Empire, Mughal Empire, Deccan sultanates, Qutb Shahi dynasty, and Asaf Jahis.

The state is home to various religious pilgrim destinations such as, Tirumala Temple, Simhachalam Temple, Annavaram temple, Srisailam temple, Kanaka Durga Temple, Amaravati, Srikalahasti, Shahi Jamia Masjid in Adoni, Gunadala Church in Vijayawada, Buddhist centres at Amaravati, and Nagarjuna Konda.