Situated amidst the heart of the city is the mesmerizing and beautiful Hussain Sagar Lake. It was built under the reign of Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah in the year 1562 by a renowned artist, Hazrat Hussain Shah Wali.
To be found positioned on the Musi River that helps to provide water to this man made beauty, it covers an area of about 24 sq km, thus providing water to the city. Adding to its beauty is the wonderfully carved figurine of Lord Gautam Buddha situated amidst the lake and the serene beauty which make this place a must visit spot in Hyderabad.
Connecting the two cities Secunderabad and Hyderabad, the lake passes through beautiful landscapes and hills, thus offering a picture perfect view to the visitors. The lake has been recognized as an inseparable part of national heritage, which depicts the grandeur and charm of the bygone era.