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Kakinada is a city and a municipal corporation in East Godavari district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kakinada is also the headquarters of East Godavari district.

Kakinada is a pilgrimage centre in Andhra Pradesh . The name of the town was originally 'Kaki Nandivada', so named after the Nandi kings of Rajahmundry. Over the years, it came to be called Kakinada. The first settlers in this picturesque coastal, port town were the Dutch, followed by the British

This coastal city is witnessing rapid growth. Thanks to the recently granted Special Economic Zone status.Kakinadais one of the largest tier-2 cities of India and the fourth largest tier-2 city in Andhra Pradesh. The city also has a deep-water seaport, which is expanding rapidly.


The presence of a small island called Hope Island about 5 km from Kakinada coast, makes Kakinada a natural Harbor. Prior to construction of the deep-water port, the old anchorage port operated for several decades as the largest minor port in India. At present, both deep water port and older anchorage port operate simultaneously

 

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Kakinada is a city and a municipal corporation in East Godavari district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kakinada is also the headquarters of East Godavari district.

Hotels near Kakinada

Hotel Ishwarya Grand

Hotel Ishwarya Grand is a 3 Star rated centrally air-conditioned hotel at Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh, India).


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Paradigm Sarovar Portico

Paradigm Sarovar Portico Kakinada, the best 3 star hotel in Kakinada, offers prompt service to the guests and is one of the first brands to enter the hospitality industry in the city of Kakinada. Situated in close proximity to the railway station


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