Andhra Pradesh also known as the Kohinoor of India is a state in South India. Also known as the rice bowl of India this state is interspersed by two major rivers, Godavari and Krishna and is the fourth largest state in India. This state has a rich historical past and is considered as one of the ancient society as this state finds reference in the Epics and Jataka Tales.This fourth largest state of India is a hot tourist destination. A large number of tourist places, hills and valleys, monuments dot the entire state of Andhra Pradesh. An added attraction of this state is its wildlife parks like Nehru Zoological Park, Pranabita Wildlife Sanctuary, Srisailam Nagarjuna Sagar Tiger reserve to name a few. Accompanying them are the colorful fairs and festivals of the state which gives us a peek in the social and cultural life of the Andhra people like the Deccan Festival, Vijaya Dashami and Ramzan. This state is also famous for its performing arts as the world famous Kuchipudi dance is a product of this state. Kalamkari, the traditional dyeing method and Nirmal Handicrafts are also born in this state. Andhra Pradesh is also known for its handloom sarees and Yakshagana, which is a famous folk art belonging exclusively to South India. This state is also lined with some of the exquisite beaches in India. The prime tourist destination of the future, this state enlists some major destinations which are worth visiting. Among which the most favorites are Hyderabad, Tirupati and Vishakapatnam. Accommodation facilities are a plenty hence staying here is of no concern at all. Andhra Pradesh tourism takes special care to provide star class hospitality in traditional Andhra Style. The state as well as the prime destinations is dotted with tourism hotels, paying guest accommodations, five star hotels, heritage hotels and four star hotels.