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Hussain Sagar

In the state of Telangana, India there are many places to visit. Hyderabad district is one of them. In the Hyderabad there are many tourist spots. Hussain Sagar Lake is one of them. It is very popular tourist spot. Hussain Sagar is situated 2km away from the heart of the city .  The lake connects two parts of the city i.e Secunderabad and Hyderabad to each other. There are many attractions near the lake. The most popular attraction is Sailing in this Lake. This place is best for Nature lovers. Visitors can spend 1 hour easily in this place. This lake is an artificial lake. The maximum length of this lake is 3.5 km and maximum width of this lake is 2.5 km. It covers an area of 4.4 square km. It is fed by River Musi. It is largest artificial lake in Asia. Hussain Sagar lake was excavated in 1562 AD during the reign of Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah. Built on the tributary of River Musi, the lake has been named after Hussain Shah Wali. The place where the Hussain Sagar Lake is located is called 'Tank Bund'. The lake is bordered by four major sections of green space. These are Indira Gandhi Park in the east, Sanjeevaiah Park in the north, Lumbini Park in the south and a green belt stretch squeezed in between the Raj Bhavan road and the Necklace Road in the west. Many visitors come in this place every year.

At the middle of the lake, there is a Large statue of standing Lord Buddha which has height of 16 mt. and weighs almost 350 tonnes. Made up of white granite, the statue is on the ‘Rock of Gibraltar’.


Places to visit near Hussain Sagar

  • Nizam Museum
  • City Museum
  • Birla Science Museum
  • Shamirpet Lake
  • Golkonda Fort
  • Mir Alam Tank
  • Patton Tank
  • Lumbini Park
  • Buddha statue
  • Birla Mandir
  • Sanjeevaiah Park
  • Tomb of Saidani Maa Sahebaa
  • NTR Gardens

Entry Fee

  • Boating fee for adults: Rs. 30
  • Children: Rs. 20
  • Speed Boat: Rs. 160 for 4 persons
  • Water Scooter: Rs. 60 per trip


Visitors can visit Hussain Sagar all days of the week except Monday. The timings of Hussain Sagar is 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit in this place is October to March


In Summer : The temperature in the summer is 20 degree Celsius to 45 degree Celsius.

In Winter : The temperature in the winter is 14 degree Celsius to 32 degree Celsius.

How To Reach

By Air : Rajiv Gandhi International airport is the nearest airport. This airport is located in the Hyderabad.

By Rail : Hyderabad Railway Juction is the nearest railway station.

By Road : Hussain Sagar is well connected to all major cities.