The Nizam Sagar dam was constructed by the Nizam of Hyderabad in the year 1923 for irrigation purposes. It has now become one of the major attractions in Telangana. It is located in Nizamabad district of Telangana now. There is also a Nizam lake which is located nearby the dam and acts a tourist spot. A beautiful garden in the vicinity of the dam makes for an exciting picnic spot.
Reacing NizamSagar Dam
Nizam Sagar Dam is accessible by road and is located at 140 kms from Hyderabad which can be covered in 3 hours. The nearest rail head to the dam is Nizamabad which can be reached by train. You can take the train from Hyderabad Kacheguda station. Bus services are also available from Hyderabad to Nizamabad which are the most inexpensive way to reach the Dam. You can also avail taxi service from Hyderabad which will drop you at Nizamabad in maximum 3 hours.
The ideal time to visit the Dam
Monsoon season is the perfect time to visit the dam as it is filled with water and the gates of the barrage are completely open. The garden and the lake near the dam are also in full fervour at this point of time.