Dolphin's Nose, Visakhapatnam

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Enjoy panorama of the port and watch huge ships go by at Dolphin's Nose, a viewpoint on an enormous rocky head resembling the shape of a dolphin. Elevated at 358 m (1,174 ft), the rock formation juts out into sea offering fabulous views of the coastline. Visit the lighthouse on the top and check out a museum to this structures whose powerful beacon of light can be seem from 65 km (40 mi) away. A popular outing spot, the scenic trek to the top provides views of gigantic ravines with a spectacular waterfall. Make Dolphin's Nose a centerpiece of your Visakhapatnam vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Visakhapatnam family vacation planner.
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  • August 8, 2017
    During my family vacation at Visakhapatnam last week with my family,we went to Dolphin Nose.Awasome view from the top.Its on the top of a mountain. Ànd it's look like the nose of the dolphin.So it's n...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    The only thing to do at Dolphins Nose is to climb three floors and then up a small metal ladder all the way to the top of the lighthouse. The views are amazing. The lighthouse can be visited only from...  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    This is a very large rock located in Visakhapatnam. The shape of the rock is like that of the nose of a Dolphin and hence it's called Dolphin nose. It's located close to the see. The main attraction h...  more »

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A cluster of simple hotels and guesthouses sit in the inland center just south of the airport in Visakhapatnam. To the north of the airport, Highway 39 offers a smattering of accommodations, providing convenient access to some of the region's key natural sites. However, the main bulk of accommodations in Visakhapatnam lie closer to the coast, east of the airport. Here you'll find selections of chain hotels and family-run guesthouses situated by the main inland parks and commercial areas, as well as a number of resorts and hotels down by the beach.
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