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Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad

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Hussain Sagar Lake sits in an area known for a range of cultural and natural landmarks. Built in 1562, the lake reaches a maximum depth of 9.7 m (32 ft). Catch a glimpse of the water at a large monolithic statue of the Gautama Buddha, which stands on a small island in the middle of the lake. You can also explore a tomb that represents a fine example of Islamic architecture, or visit an M47 Patton tank , acquired after the 1971 India-Pakistan War. Put Hussain Sagar Lake into our Hyderabad itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The view is good from far however from near you will notice dirt at the corners of the lake and loads of mosquitoes around it. This place can be avoided. If cleaned, it would be a nice place to spend ...  more »
  • Hussain Sagar lake is a Heart Shaped Lake. Apart from this, the place also acts for the starting point for boating which takes one to the small island in the center of the lake with Buddha statue carv...  more »
  • I only saw this from Birla Mandir, but the lake is beautiful, and the statue of Buddha really stands out. It's deservedly popular with the people of Hyderabad, and the lake is big enough that it would...  more »