Andhra Pradesh is a state in the southern part of India, comprising of the second longest coastline in the country, and is traversed by two major rivers viz. Krishna and Godavari. It is home to the richest and most visited temple - Sri Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati, and boasts of other sacred places of worship as well. Famous forts and historic monuments dot the landscape of Andhra Pradesh, given its Buddhist legacy and the various dynasties that ruled its territory. The natural attractions of Andhra Pradesh include beaches, hill stations on the Eastern Ghats, caves, rivers and lakes.