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Vizianagaram, the administrative headquarters of Vizianagaram District, is situated about 64 km north-east of Visakhapatnam. It was the erstwhile capital of the Gajapati chiefs in the 17th century and is regarded as a place of historical importance. Vizianagaram Fort, situated here, depicts the past glory of Gajapati chiefs.

Vizianagaram remained as a center of art and culture under the patronage of the Gajapati chiefs. Dibbesvar Temple is a major shrine at Vizianagaram.

Vizianagaram Railway Station is on the Vijayawada-Howrah line. It is connected by buses from Visakhapatnam, Tuni and Kakinada.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Vizianagaram
Location: Vizianagaram    

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