Ramakrishna Mission Beach

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Rama Krishna Mission Beach
The Rama Krishna Beach after sunrise in 2012
The Rama Krishna Beach after sunrise in 2012
Location Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaIndia
Operated by Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation

The Rama Krishna Mission Beach is one of the most popular beach parks in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. It gets its name from the Ramakrishna Mission ashrama across the Beach Road from the park. The beach is best known for the INS Kursura Submarine Museum, which preserves the Kalvari class submarine.[1]

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The Rama Krishna Beach, or RK Beach as it is commonly called, is one of the best known beaches and tourist spots in Vizag, attracting a large number of visitors. Swimming, sunbathing and beach volleyball are popular activities on the beach. An aquarium, the Kali temple, Visakha Museum, roadside restaurants offering seafood are other attractions.[2]

The best known attraction is the INS Kursura Submarine Museum, which preserves the eponymous submarine for public display and access on the beach.

The city administration has taken additional care to make the beach a more entertaining place. R.K.beach is jointly developed by Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation(GVMC) and Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority(VUDA).

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Coordinates: 17°42′42.24″N 83°19′13.74″E / 17.7117333°N 83.3204833°E / 17.7117333; 83.3204833