Gandipet Lake also known as Osman Sagar Lake is located in the City of Hyderabad. The lake got its name for the reason that late seventh Nizam of Hyderabad Mir Osman Ali Khan in 1920 built a Dam over the lake to save the city from drowning into flood. Spreading over an area of 46 kms it is the main reservoir for the twin cities - Hyderabad and Secundarabad. The dam built came as a savor of the city.
Today the Gandipet Lake is a main Tourist attraction of Hyderabad. People from all over the world come to see the beautiful lake. With a number of entertainment options, it has become a part of the daily life of the people of Hyderabad.
About Gandipet Lake
Gandipet Lake is situated about 20 kms away from the Hyderabads City Centre. With a sprawl of 46 kms it provides good entertainment by the way of boating. The waters of Gandipet are golden in the morning and evenings. There is also a play of blue and black colors as the clouds come and go by.
People spend the entire day here, playing games, being on the giant wheel, eating fast foods or just sitting by the lake. Its a good place to be in with the entire family. Sprawling lawns with colorful fauna add to the beauty of the lake. There are numerous cafeterias and restaurants which offer Indian Food. Some of them offer Chinese and Continental too. For those who come to Hyderabad especially to the Gandipet Lake and the city, there is the Sagar Mahal for a elegant and Royal Stay. Once the summer adobe of the Nizam of Hyderabad, a large portion of it is now open for the public to come and have a comfortable stay. So, if you dream of a stay in one of the Indian Heritage Hotels, then this one is the best place around. With the royal ambiance, mouth watering delicacies and the all time beautiful view of the Lake, there can be nothing better than this to stay in.