Shamirpet Lake

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Shamirpet lake
Shamirpet Lake.jpg
Location near Hyderabad
Coordinates 17°36′36″N 78°33′47″E / 17.610°N 78.563°E / 17.610; 78.563Coordinates: 17°36′36″N 78°33′47″E / 17.610°N 78.563°E / 17.610; 78.563
Type reservoir
Basin countries India
A view of Shamirpet Lake in Shamirpet, Rangareddy district, Telangana, India.

Shamirpet Lake is an artificial lake near Hyderabad, India, about 24 kilometers north of Secunderabad. It was built during the Nizam reign.

The lake attracts many birds, making it a good birdwatching spot. A resort run by the Government of Andhra Pradesh is located near the lake. The Outer Ring Road will pass close to the lake.[1] There are many resorts and Private Dhabas around the lake.You can also visit The famous Celebrity Club and the 4 star Alankrita Resort are not very far from the lake. The Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani Hyderabad campus is also situated near the lake.[2] It can also be seen from the lake.[3] Today, the pond offer boating facilities[4]

There is a Jawahar Deer Park, which contains many deer, peacocks and different Birds, is also near to the lake. The Deer park is maintained by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.[5]

Many people come there for a picnic or a get together. Many Telugu Films were shot there.

The Shamirpet Police takes care of the lake as there were many cases regarding drowning of people in this lake. There are many Warning Boards around the lake erected by the Authorities.[6]

The Nalsar University of Law[7] is also situated near the lake, which is one of the top Law schools of India.

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