The Folk Music of the state is developed with the heritage values of the region. Shyama Sastri, Thyagaraja, and Muthuswami Dixtar are three legends in the world who took birth in Andhra Pradesh and thus created Carnatic musical notes, which made it soothing to the ears.
Flora and Fauna, Andhra Pradesh is considered one of the richest bio-diversified states in India. The diversity of Fauna includes Indian leopards, hyenas, sambars, Bengal Tiger, and many more. The flora includes trees and plantations like Banyan, Peepul, Margosa, tuna, mango, palmyra.
Major festivals of the state are Tirupathi Festival, Lumbini Festival, Pongal, and Ugadi festival. People also celebrate Diwali, Makar Sankranti, Holi, Eid-ul-Fitr with great enthusiasm.
Some natural and Wildlife wonders of the state are the Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary, Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary, Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary.
Art and Culture can be seen in the ancient monuments, and historical sites like Charminar, Qutub Shahi Tombs, and many more are some of the famous architecture designs which depict the royal tradition and Nizami heritage, as per the invaders and dynasty rulers in power of the state. Many kingdoms and rulers have a past to rule over the territory. Dravidian style of architecture is a general practice of the state. There are also some other traditional cultures such as Nirmal paintings, Bidri work, and Cherial Scroll paintings. Batik Print is a popular art that is used to make beautiful prints on fabric with the help of wax.
Golconda mine is a very traditional place of the state which is home to precious gems including Hope and Kohinoor diamond. The two important art forms of textiles are Machilipatnam and Srikalahasti Kalamkari. The latter is an art form where quilling and printing are done on fabric using vegetable dyes. The handicraft of the area is Banjara embroidery, wood carving, and metalwork. The famous skilful hand-weaving provides quality in the product line, which makes it accredited nationwide.
Traditional Food: The traditional food of Andhra Pradesh includes Pulihora which is tamarind rice, Poppadoms, Pesaratu, Sambar, Rasam, Payasam, and others. The Biryani of Hyderabad known as Mirch Ka Salan is famous all across the world. Traditional sweets like Pootharekulu is a mouth-watering dish.
Famous Pilgrimage sites of the state are Tirupati Balaji Temple, Srisailam, and Simhachalam. Tourism and pilgrimage go hand in hand for the state. Then the natural advantages add to the total experience for everyone.