Hussain Sagar Overview
The boulevards of Hussain Sagar with its boulevards on a pleasant evening makes tourists enjoy the cool breeze smoothly caressing their senses welcoming them to this place. The tank bund is dotted with elegant statues of eminent historic personalities, which is the dam/embankment to the Hussain Sagar, serves as the link between the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
The lake is a major tourist attraction today. A monolithic statue of the Buddha installed in the heart of this lake is an added charm. The lake was excavated in the year1562 A.D. by Hussain Shah Wali during the reign of Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah, the promenade of which is now a busy thoroughfare. Boating and water sports are a regular feature in the Hussain Sagar Lake. It is a large manmade lake of Hyderabad and was constructed on a small tributary of the Musi River which holds water in all seasons. The lake is also the spot where annual Ganesh immersion happens with religious fervor.
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