Kailasagiri - History, Timings & Entry Fee

Nature | Pilgrimage

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Distance (From Vizag Railway Station): 9 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto / Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 9 km from Vizag Railway Station, Kailasagiri is a charming hill on the seafront at an altitude of 130 meters. Kailasagiri is one of the prime attractions in Vizag city.

Spread over an area of 350 acres, it is one of the most attractive tourist spots in Vizag with an enchanting view of the sea, beaches, lush green forests and the beautiful city. The major attraction of the park is Lord Shiva Parvathi statue. At the base of Lord Shiva's statue, there is a stream that flows all the way to the foot of the hill. The hilltop also has many wonderful attractions like the Titanic viewpoint, floral clock, Shanku-Chakra Namas of Lord Venkateswara, Gliding point, Jungle Trails, Manicured lawns, Art gallery & Children Park. The floral clock on Kailasagiri is one of the biggest in India with a diameter of 10 ft.

A number of amazing viewpoints are developed all around the hilltop. One more major attraction is the toy train operated on top of the hill which takes a circular tour of the garden on the hill top. The train journey is for 20 minutes and costs Rs 40 for adult and Rs 30 for children below the age of 10 years.

Kailasagiri is a favourite location among the filmmakers all over India. It is one of the prominent hill top parks with panoramic sea view on the East Coast. The park was developed by Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (VUDA). The hilltop is well connected by road, walk and ropeway. Two stairways are provided for pedestrians. The ropeway from bottom of the hill to Kailasagiri is a special attraction.

Ropeway Timings: 11 AM - 1 PM and 2 PM - 8 PM

Park Timings: 10 AM to 8 PM

Entry fee: Rs.5 per person.