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Dolphin's Nose

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Address: Visakhapatnam District, Visakhapatnam 530 001, India
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Amazing view of the city.

This is one more great place with an amazing view of the city. From above here the city along the beach and also the port is visible.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bahrain
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47 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one more great place with an amazing view of the city. From above here the city along the beach and also the port is visible.

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Anand
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159 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is great view point within city limit. If you love walking, you can use morning time of 6 to 8 am when part of road is closed for traffic.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice place to see Visakhapatnam from hill.the sea view was marvelous.local transport from scindia road to Yarada beach is one of the most iconic route.

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Chennai
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The bus stops at the Light house bus stop. Spend five minutes here envying the wonderful placement of the Navy Residential Colony. I mean, what could beat having a house on top of a hill that has a great view of the hill as well? The lighthouse itself is the only visit-able spot on the hill and will only from... More 

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muscat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

The journey is tedious,and this place is not developed for tourists. There is only a single staircase which is used for both going up and down. At times it can be claustrophobic. However, view from the top of the lighthouse is quite awesome.

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Thank kalyanguha
Visakhapatnam, India
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50 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Requires atleast 3-4 hours to visit this place. Located at a distance of 20-25 Kms from Vizag city, is a popular picnic spot and famous tourist destination. A light house , temples, masjid and a church can be visited. Spectacular view of Bay of Bengal can be witnessed. Visiting hours of the light house is 3 PM to 5 PM.

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1 Thank Dhanunjaya R
Visakhapatnam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Open from 3 PM to 5 PM on ALL days of the week. Offers a Fantastic view from the top. If you wish to get to the lighthouse by Public Transport: There is only one bus (No. 16) that runs on this route. If you are coming from City (Maddilapalem / RTC Complex / Railway Station) Catch the bus 400... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

**light house is open only from 3pm to 5pm for public** It is 45mins to 1 hour drive from Visakhapatnam railway station. This place is in the "not so famous" attractions in Visakhapatnam. But it is worth the trip. The lighthouse has an antique look. You get to climb all the way up to the light house. The stairs are... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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65 reviews
46 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

good place to visit, From far really it seems like dolphin nose only.. Try to go in day time to make it worth.

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Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This is a hill protruding into the sea resembling a dolphin's nose. The drive in open top jeep was nice because of non-stop breeze and the view of the city and harbour is fascinating. Amazing how nature has created a shape which resembles a well known living creature.

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