Appikonda, Vizag - Timings, History, Best Time to Visit

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Distance (From Vizag Railway Station): 29 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Bus

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 29 Kms from Vizag Railway Station, Appikonda also known as Kapilakonda is a small village on the coast of Bay of Bengal. The place has given a religious significance because of the existence of a Siva temple. The major attraction of the temple is a life size bull carved out of black stone. It also contains inscriptions dating back to 12th Century AD, with a mention that this village was granted by a commander-in-chief of the Cholas for the maintenance of worship in the temple.