Osman Sagar

Osman Sagar is an artificial lake, better known as Gandipet, situated on the outskirts of the city. It is an excellent picnic spot and an ideal lake for boating. Osman Sagar is one of the two lakes on the city’s periphery that supplies drinking water to the great metropolis. The lake is a reservoir created by a dam across the Isa, a tributary of the River Musi. Abutting the lake and the bund are lush gardens that provide the ideal ambience for an outing. Overlooking the lake is the heritage building, Sagar Mahal, built as a resort by the Nizam of Hyderabad