Erra Matti Dibbalu
Erra Matti Dibbalu means Red Sand Dunes, this naturally gullied red sand dune formation are one of the unique natural wonders of Visakhapatnam. Scientists believe that the initial formation process must have started about 1.8 million years ago, and it continued to give the dunes its present shape to about 10,000 years ago.
Known as the Taj Mahal of Visakhapatnam, the Kurupam monument was built in 1904-5 by Raja Vairicharla Veerbhadra Raja Bahadur for her beloved wife Princess Lakshmi Narasaiyyamma. When the queen died in 1908, the monument was dedicated in her memory by the king. The monument is a beautiful confluence of Moghul and North Indian architecture with Rajasthani and Khajuraho style of sculpting.
Victory at Sea War Memorial
A war memorial dedicated to the Indian victory over Pakistan in 1971. There is a tank, some spent missiles and a plane displayed. A Hawker Sea Hawk plane appears at this war memorial on the Beach Road of Visakhapatnam after this IN240 finished her service in the Indian Navy.