Lakes in Hyderabad

Rukn ud Daula Lake

Rukn ud Daula Lake is a small lake located in Hyderabad, India not much popular nationwide. This lake was tribute to Nawab Rukn ud Daula and it was named after him. For those who don’t know Rukn ud Daula, he was the 10th Prime Minister of Nizam from 1765 to 1775 and enjoyed courtesy with […]

Safilguda Lake

Safilguda Lake is a small lake located in the Malkajgiri area of Hyderabad. Safilguda Lake is also known by its other name as Nadimi Cheruvu. The lake is quite in similar to popularly known ‘tank bund’ or ‘Hussain Sagar Lake’ so it’s referred to as mini Tankbund and the road adjoining it is quite similar […]

Mir Alam Tank is a man made lake located in the city of Hyderabad, India. It’s very close to Nehru Zoological Park, infact Mir Alam Tank is a part of Zoo Park. Mir Alam Tank is one of the five largest water bodies in Hyderabad which was the primary source of drinking water & agricultural […]

JVR Park

J V R Park or Jalagam Vengal Rao park is a manmade crater located between Banjara Hills and Jubilee Hills. J V R Park is full of some of the greenest grass in the city. It does have one small pond located inside the park. J V R Park is located in the centre of […]

Musi River

Musi River is the tributary of River Krishna located in Deccan region of Andhra Pradesh state of India. Through its major portion it follows through Hyderabad, India. This river divides the historic old city with the new city. Across the river during the history of Hyderabad, there were two dams constructed on it Himayat Sagar […]

Durgam Cheruvu

Durgam Cheruvu is a fresh water lake located in the Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The lake is spread over an area of 83 acres surface area. Durgam Cheruvu is also known by its other name as ‘Secret Lake’ as it’s hidden between Jubilee Hills and Madhapur, there also stories saying there were no roads to reach […]

Saroornagar Lake

Saroornagar lake is a man-made lake located in Saroornagar region of Hyderabad, India. It was constructed in 1626 for the purpose of drinking water storage and for agriculture needs. Saroornagar lake is spread over an area of 180 acres, the lake has the maximum depth of 21 feet or 6.1 meters. Saroornagar lake is among […]

Shamirpet Lake

Shamirpet Lake is a man-made lake located in Ranga Reddy district near Hyderabad, India. It’s located exactly 24 kms north from Secunderabad and it was built during the rule of Nizam Kings during the late 19th century. Shamirpet Lake is very fine looking lake and its serene & calm environs makes it a great place […]

Himayat Sagar

Himayat Sagar is an artificial lake located in the outskirts of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh state of India and it’s beautiful with green nature beauty. It’s located 20 km away from Hyderabad and is located very near to Osman Sagar. It’s smaller than Osman Sagar and this reservoir has a storage capacity of 3.0 TMC. Himayat […]

Osman Sagar

Osman Sagar is popularly known as Gandipet. It’s an artificial lake in Hyderabad city, India. It’s formerly a dam constructed over Musi River in 1920 for the purpose of drinking water supply. It was constructed during the rule of Osman Ali Khan, last Nizam of Hyderabad thus the name. Its located 25 km from the […]