Once in Visakhapatnam, Annavaram should be on your itinerary. This sacred pilgrim centre, located
about 124 kms. from the city on the banks of the river Pampa, is situated on a hill known as Ratnagiri. The presiding deity is
Veeravenkata Satyanarayana Swamy. Some of the important festivals celebrated here are Bhishma Ekadasi, which
comes in the month of January / February, Kalyanotsavam and Vaisakha Ekadasi in the month of
April / May.