Hussain sagar is a lake in Hyderabad. It was built by Hazarat Hussain Shah Wali in 1562.during the regime of Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah.
It has a length of 3.2Km , Width 2.8 Km with surface area of 4.4 Square Km with maximum depth of 32 Ft .
Hussain Sagar was the main source of water supply to Hyderabad before Himayat Sagar and Osman Sagar were built on river Musi.
The road on the Tank Bund was widened in 1946 when Sir Mirza Ismail was the prime minister of Hyderabad. Further widening and beautification of the Tank bund took place during 1987-88 with the addition of fountains with dancing waters, tantalizing colored lights at night and bronze statues.
Buddha Statue,Lumbini Park , Birla Mandir , NTR Gardens, Imax , Tankbund are some the places worth seeing around Hussain Sagar.
Buddha Statue , 18 Meter high Standing on a Gibraltor Rock with visibility from necklace Road, Tank Bund, Lumbini Park, is main attraction ,which is sculpted with 450 tonnes of granite Rock by 200 Sculptors.Buddha Poornima Project oversees its maintainance.
Tourists Comming to Hyderabad never miss seeing this Place.
Regetta competitions are organised by Yatch club of Hyderabad , which attracts sailor from different countries.