Some of the most fascinating attractions were built during the rule of the Nizams in Hyderabad. One of them is Osman Sagar, which is an artificial lake created by the dam built across a tributary of Musi River. It is a major source of water supply for Hyderabad and Secunderabad, and is surrounded by grass and parks. A stay in Hyderabad would give tourists a chance to visit Osman Sagar and other popular attractions in the city. Best time to visit this place is after the monsoons, when the climate in this part of the world is truly pleasant and ideal for tourism.
|Osman Sagar Lake|
Osman Sagar was created by Mir Osman Ali Khan, the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, in 1920. His intention behind creating it was to offer protection to the city from devastating floods like the Great Musi Flood of 1908. Sagar Mahal, a historical building that overlooks this lake was used as a summer resort by the Nizam. Tourists who book hotel in Hyderabad can enjoy some magnificent views of Osman Sagar when they visit this place. The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation has converted Sagar Mahal into a lake resort, but it continues to remind travellers of a fabulous past of this region.
|Statue at Hussain Sagar Lake|
The Osman Sagar Lake is now known as Gandipet, and is a popular picnic spot for both locals as well as tourists of Hyderabad. People of all ages can enjoy a soothing environment at this place and indulge in certain leisure activities like nature walks. The Hyderabad hotels located near this lake provide comfortable accommodations for tourists. Rooms in these hotels have stylish interiors and are equipped with all the modern facilities designed to provide memorable stays to the guests. Most of them have multi-cuisine restaurants that offer delicious varieties of Hyderabadi dishes and other popular delicacies.