The Osman Sagar lake is among the most sought after destinations for holiday making. Those seeking a serene and picturesque location can enjoy the scenic beauty that is reflected from the blue waters of the lake against a mesmerizing backdrop. The construction of the dam after the flood in the river Moosi gave birth to the beautiful Osman Sagar Lake and the reservoir. The dam was constructed in the year 1920 and was built by Mir Osman Ali Khan to provide extra drinking water to the people of Hyderabad. The Osman Sagar Lake is fondly called ‘Gandipet’ and is an extremely popular tourist attraction in Hyderabad. It is among the favorite weekend getaway for the couples as well as the families.
How to get to the place?
The Osman Sagar lake is very conveniently located 20 kilometers from the state capital, Hyderabad and can be easily reached by road. The nearest railway station to the lake is the Hyderabad Deccan station located at a distance of 17 kilometers from the lake. The nearest airport is Rajeev Gandhi International Airport, which is at a distance of 20 kilometers.
When to visit the Osman Sagar lake?
In the monsoons, the reservoir and the lake is filled with water and the greenery is also on its peak. Monsoon is therefore the best time to visit the Osman Sagar lake.