Hussain Sagar is a lake in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, built by Hazrat Hussain Shah Wali in 1562, during the rule of Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah. It was 5.7 square kilometres built on a tributary of the River Musi to meet the water and irrigation needs of the city. There is a large monolithic statue of the Gautam Buddha in the middle of the lake which was erected in 1992. At the end of the Hussain Sagar one can find the Masjid and Dargah of Sayedani Maa Tomb.
– Boat club and rides are provided by the A.P. Tourism Department.
– Lumbini Park features a musical fountain and well-landscaped garden.
– Necklace road has been opened to public. It passes round the Hussain Sagar Lake and has many recreational facilities and gardens such as Jalavihar, Eat Street and Sanjeevaiah Park.
– NTR Gardens on the Necklace road is a good attraction.