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places in Hyderabad

Hyderabad is the capital of southern India's Telangana state. A major center for the technology industry, it's home to many upscale restaurants and shops. Its historic sites include Golconda Fort, a former diamond-trading center that was once the Qutb Shahi dynastic capital. The Charminar, a 16th-century mosque whose 4 arches support towering minarets, is an old city landmark near the long-standing Laad Bazaar.

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Durgam Cheruvu

Durgam Cheruvu

Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana

Durgam Cheruvu is a lake that is located near to Shilparamam crafts village in Hyderabad. It is spread across 83 acres of land. It served drinking water for the people of Golconda during the reign of Quli Qutub Shah.Durgam Cheruvu is famous for its natural beauty looks attractive and beautiful.

Saroornagar Lake

Saroornagar Lake

Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana

Saroornagar Lake is one of the artificial lakes of Hyderabad. It was developed in the year 1626 in the area of 180 acres with a depth of 21 feet, during the rule of Quli Qutub Shah for solving the problems like drinking water, agricultural and irrigational needs of the Hyderabad. This is 400 years old lake.

Shamirpet Lake

Shamirpet Lake

Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana

Shamirpet Lake is one of the artificial lakes of Hyderabad and is about 27 kilometres from the centre of the city. It was built by the Jagirdar of that area during the Nizam rule. The lake looks so beautiful and attractive with the different kinds of birds and it is a feast for the nature lovers and bird watchers.

Himayat Sagar Lake

Himayat Sagar Lake

Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana

Himayat Sagar Lake is one of the artificial lakes of Hyderabad. It was constructed by the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad in the year 1927 and named the lake as Himayat sagar on the name of his youngest son; it is a tributary of Musi River and flows in parallel to Osman Sagar Lake. It stores water up to 3.0 TMC.

Gandipet Lake

Gandipet Lake

Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana

Gandipet is also called as Osmansagar Lake, located on the outskirts of Hyderabad and is about 20 kilometres away from the centre of the city. It is built as a Dam over Musi River on west of Hyderabad by mainly concentrating for the water supply for the Hyderabad people and also saving people from floods.