Places to Visit Near Hyderabad
Route Maps
Road Distance Guide Maps

Hussain Sagar Lake

The Hussain Sagar Lake being situated at a distance of approximately 1.5 kilometers from the city of Hyderabad stands out amongst the very limited number of man-made lakes in the country. It is by virtue of the Hussain Sagar Lake that the association between the cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad had been made feasible.

The radiance of the heavenly delectable locale of the Hussain Sagar Lake has been augmented by the auspicious presence of a stone representing Lord Buddha in the form of an obelisk or a column which weighs an unbelievable 350 tonnes, standing at a height of 16 meters and entirely made from granite.

The Hussain Sagar Lake is affectionately designated as 'Tank Bund'. It is recognized as one of the most sought after tourists hubs of Hyderabad.

The Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad always succeeds to draw a hefty lot of tourists who desire to get in touch with mother nature's true splendor at its glorious best.

This gem of a lake is truly a masterpiece given shape by Hussain Shah Wahi on the tributary of the river named Musi in the year 1562. At that time Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah was the supreme ruler.

The Hussain Sagar Lake of Hyderabad also serves as the venue for cultural events organized by resident cultural departments that welcomes all visitors absolutely free of charge.

Another brilliant aspect of the Hussain Sagar Lake at Hyderabad is that an entire caboodle of water sports are conducted there that includes yachting and boating which attracts a fairly large number of adventure- seekers.

The appropriate time to visit this tourist hub is from October to March.

Last Updated on 12 July 2013