Situated at the northern outskirts of the city of Hyderabad, Shamirpet is a tehsil and a suburb in Rangareddi district. This region is famous for a man-made lake and also for other attractions that lie in its vicinity. This area usually remains crowded with visitors from nearby cities and towns.
Built under the rule of Nizam, this is a rain fed lake. Bird watchers can enjoy themselves to the maximum as this place attracts a number of birds all around the year. Tourists can also stay at the resort that is located near the lake and is under the supervision of the Andhra Pradesh government.
The deity Katta Maisamma is believed to take care of the travelers. Another attraction that attracts a number of animal lovers is the Jawahar Deer Park. Maintained by the forest department, this park houses different species of deer, as well as a large variety of birds.