Heritage

World Heritage Week: Did you know the history of the Vizag-made tea caddies?

World Heritage Week: Did you know the history of the Vizag-made tea caddies?

Visakhapatnam, once known as Vizagapatam, is an urban jungle that once flourished with expert craftsmen and their beautifully handcrafted arts.…

1 week ago

The first wings over Vizag: An ode to the city’s rich history

Vizag, the City of Destiny, has been a part of major historic events that date back to the late 1800s…

2 weeks ago

From oil lamps to electricity, the story of lighting up Vizag

Imagine Vizag being a colonial town with the only light source being dim oil lamps. These were the scenes in…

1 month ago

Symbols of the Vizag’s history standing tall in the United Kingdom

The importance of the long and rich history of Vizag can be heard not only in the local fables but…

3 months ago

Rewind the clock with these historical maps of Vizag

Maps fascinate most people, and what started this Vizag mapping quest was the enthusiastic Vizag Heritage Narrator, Jayshree Hatangadi, who…

3 months ago

World Photography Day: A family of photographers who captured the history of Vizag

According to Elliot Erwitt, an American photographer, "Photography is not what you see but how you see things.' True to…

4 months ago

Vizag Heritage Walks – 99 not out!

Though exploring the natural beauties and wonders is an exciting thought, the experience of going through the lanes of an…

4 months ago

The forgotten history of the swadeshi Clock Tower in AU Visakhapatnam

In a world where everyone is in search of a fast track to success, in search of quick fixes and…

4 months ago

Once upon a time there was a Visakhapatnam Medical School

Despite being a very small city in terms of area, Vizag has a surprising number of historical stories to it.…

5 months ago

Hindustan Shipyard: The origins of shipbuilding in Vizag

The Hindustan Shipyard in Vizag, originally known as the Scindia Shipyard, has recently completed 81 years of establishment. Though the…

5 months ago