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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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  • We were at Hyderabad for an official purpose and the city seemed pretty dry to me. I asked local friends where can I go and they suggested this place. There is a huge lake there with Buddha in its mid...  more »
  • Although the lake is a very important chapter in Hyderabad's history, the present conditions do not hold the importance it had. The lake seems to be good only until the windows are pulled up in your c...  more »
  • Despite being one of the most important attractions in Hyderabad, they could try to improve the water system or the strong odor that affect fecal matter. The beauty of the Buddha is undeniable but could not remain nothing at the site because the smell is too strong. Even knowing that the smell in India is something what you almost have to get that level already was too much for me, affected me much
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