Hussainsagar Lake Heritage | Ganesh Nimarjan | Directions

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Hussainsagar Lake Heritage | Ganesh Nimarjan | Directions

Hussain Sagar is the Special heart shaped lake in Hyderabad, Telangana.  Built by Hussain Shah Wali during the time of Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah in 1563. It is spread across an area of 5.7 square kilometers and is fed by the River Musi. The lake has a promenade that is a busy thoroughfare today. Starlit dinner on-board and private parties also can be arranged on the Launch. Boating and water sports are a regular feature in the Hussainsagar. One of the World’s tallest monolithic statues of the Buddha stands on the ‘Rock of Gibraltar’, in the middle of the lake.A large monolithic statue of the Gautama Buddha, erected in 1992, stands on Gibraltar Rock in the middle of the lake. It also separates the city centre of Hyderabad from its neighborhood Secunderabad. The maximum depth of the lake is 32 feet.Starlit dinner on-board and private parties also can be arranged on the Launch.


Hyderabad, Secunderabad Ganesh Nimarjan happens in Hussainsagar every year grandly.

Lumbini Park

Lumbini Park is an urban park of 7.5 acres which is adjacent to Hussain Sagar. It was constructed at a cost of around 2.5 crores on 5 acres of land as a part of the Buddha Poornima project. It has various attractions such as laser auditorium, boating facilities and musical fountains

Buddha statue

An 18-meter high monolithic statue of Lord Buddha towers over the lake from atop the Rock of Gibraltar. The idea was a part of the Buddha Poornima project in 1985. The statue has chiseled out of a white granite rock, weighing 450 tons. It was carved by 200 sculptors for two years. The statue has transported to Hyderabad in November 1988. After initial problems, the statue has been erected on 12 April 1992 on a red lotus pedestal.

Birla Mandir

Birla Mandir refers to different Hindu temple built by the Birla family in different cities. All these Birla temples are magnificently build with white marble. Birla Mandir in hyderabad is on a 280 feet (85 m) high hillock called the Naubath Pahad located to the south of Hussain Sagar. The construction took 10 years and was consecrated in 1976 by Swami Ranganathananda of Ramakrishna Mission

Hussainsagar Specially recognised for

World’s Largest Heart-Shaped Mark: Hussain Sagar lake is the largest heart-shaped mark among the marks formed by 78 heart-shaped lakes and 9 heart-shaped islands on the face of the earth

World’s Heritage Heart-Shaped Mark: Hussain lake is one of the Qutub Shahi monuments of Hyderabad-Telangana, out of which Golconda Fort, Qutub Shahi Tombs, and Charminar were already placed in the tentative list of World Heritage Sites of UNESCO

Surroundings of Hussainsagar Lake provide marvellous entertainment options like NTR Gardens, Necklace Road, Tank Bund, Prasads Multiplex, Lumbini Park, Sanjeevaiah Park etc.,

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