Hussain Sagar is a lake in Hyderabad, India, assembled by Hazrat Hussain Shah Wali in 1562, amid the rule of Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah. It is spread over a territory of 5.7 square kilometers and is sustained by River Musi. A massive solid statue of the Gautama Buddha, raised in 1992 stands in an island amidst the lake. Maximum profundity of the lake is 16 meters.
Hussain Sagar effectively emphasizes a mixture of water sports including drifting, yachting, and cruising, which draws countless persons from all around the nation. Amid the regatta competitions, the lake looks beautiful and dynamic with the yachts cruising on the gleaming waters. Notwithstanding these, the State Tourism is giving new and better facilities like speed boats, motor boats and so on.
The Necklace Road is an alternate attraction which plots the outlines of the Hussain Sagar Lake, improving its excellence considerably more. Remaining on the water front during the evening, one is hypnotized by the flickering line of lights separating the lake that resembles a diamond studded necklace. Different attractions around the lake are the Lumbini Park and the Birla Mandir. The old temple of Katta Maisamma, symbolizing ‘goddess of the dam’, is near this street and pulls a considerable measure of devotees consistently.
Good for : Nature Lovers Photo Fanatics
Entrance fee : Rs. 30/ – every individual
Timings : All days of the week (8:00 AM – 10:00 PM)
Visit duration : 1 to 2 hours