Hussain Sagar Lake
Hussain Sagar Lake - Asia’s Largest Artificial Lake
A famous spot for the tourists to spend evening time.
Hussain Sagar Lake is an artificial (man-made) lake located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is Asia’s largest artificial lake and connects the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
Hussain Sagar Lake was constructed on a tributary of the Musi River by Hazrat Hussain Shah Wahi during the reign of Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah in 1562 A.D. Hussain Sagar Lake is popularly known as the Tank Bund, and is a famous tourist spot.
A famous monolithic Buddha Statue (approximately 16 m tall and weighing 350 tons) is situated in the middle of the Hussain Sagar Lake. This statue was erected in the year 1992 and is totally made of white granite. Boating and water sports are the major attractions at Hussain Sagar Lake. During the regatta competition, which is the major annual event, the lake looks beautiful and colorful with the yachts sailing on the shining water. The Necklace Road outlines the periphery of the Hussain Sagar Lake, thus enhancing its beauty even more. The evenings at Hussain Sagar Lake experience a huge crowd.
Timings to visit Hussain Sagar Lake
Hussain Sagar Lake is open for the public on all days. However, the best season to visit is from October to March during the evening.
How to reach Hussain Sagar Lake
Hussain Sagar Lake is situated at a distance of about 3 kms from Hyderabad city center. It is well connected with the Hyderabad airport and the railway station.