Location : 20 km. from the city of
Best Time To Visit : October to Mach
Visiting Hours : Any Time
Fare : Free For Public
Popular As : Gandipet
Attractions within Osman Sagar Lake : Treasure Island,
Elless World and Occean Park.
About Osman Sagar Lake
Whether it is summer or winter, the one place that is crowded with
streaming visitors is Osman Sagar, situated 20 kms away from the
city of Hyderabad, popularly known as Gandipet. This water body was
formed by constructing a dam on the river Moosi in 1920 by Mir Osman
Ali Khan. The twin city of Hyderabad and Secunderabad receive water
supply from this lake. It is spread over an area of 46 square
kilometers. The surroundings here are very pleasant and landscaped
gardens with a swimming pool are added attractions.
An Enchanting Picnic Spot
Most tourists, who come with family and friends to Osman Sagar lake
spend a whole day here revelling with food, playing games and having
a lot of entertainment. There are some visitors who stay overnight
at Gandipet, the Andhra Pradesh Tourism provides a guest house
called "Sagar Mahal" which was the summer resort of the
erstwhile Nizam. It has about ten double rooms, food is also
arranged. Attractions within Osman Sagar Lake.
If you are planning at Osman Sagar, must visit Treasure Island,
Elless World and Occean Park, very close to it.