Machilipatnam is a city with a rich history of foreign conquests, business and trade. The relics of Bandar Kota (Machilipatnam Fort) can be visited. The old light house is still standing. It has the biggest statue of Sri Saibaba of Shirdi. The Indian Book of Records has recognised it as the “Tallest Saibaba statue” by Shri. BLV Rao and Shri. Srinivas Kishan on 25 August 2011.