Places around Hyderabad with nature

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1/8 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with nature
Belum Caves
360 kms from Hyderabad city limits

Belum Caves is located at Belum Village in Kolimigundla Mandal of Kurnool district about 360km from Hyderabad.
Belum Caves is the largest tourist cave in Indian subcontinent and the longest caves in plains of Indian Subcontinent, known for its stalactite and stalagmite formations. Belum Caves have long passages, spacious chambers, fresh water galleries and siphons. It is a natural underground cave formed by the constant flow of underground water.

Belum caves was formed due to erosion in limestone deposite in the area by Chitravati River, millions of years ago. This limestone c...

2/8 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with nature
Golconda Fort
12 kms from Hyderabad city limits

Golconda Fort is more than a Fort and a little tiny city in itself. The fort is built on a granite hill which is 120 meters high and its surrounded by battlement ramparts.

Golconda, also known as Golkonda or Golla konda, a fort of Southern India and capital of the medieval sultanate of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, is situated 11 kilometres west of Hyderabad. The region is known for the mines that have produced some of the world's most famous gems, including the Koh-i-Noor, the Hope Diamond and the Nassak Diamond.

Over a period of 62 years, the mud fort built by the Kakatiya d...

3/8 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with nature
Hussain Sagar Lake
Within Hyderabad city limits

Hussain Sagar Lake is one of the largest man-made lakes in Asia is a lake in Hyderabad built by Hazrat Hussain Shah Wali in 1562, during the rule of Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah. It is spread across an area of 5.7 square kilometers and is fed by River Musi. A large monolithic statue of the Gautama Buddha stands in an island in the middle of the lake. The Buddha statue weighs 350 tonnes and stands 16 meter tall in the middle of the Hussain Sagar Lake. The statue is made entirely in white granite. Maximum depth of the Hussain Sagar lake is 32 feet.

One can avail a boat ride from Lumbini pa...

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Indira Park
Within Hyderabad city limits

Indira Park is a public greenspace and park in the heart of Hyderabad. The foundation stone for the Indira Park was laid during September 1975 by Late Faqruddin Ahmed, the then president of India and it was open for the people in the year 1978 with complete landscaping.

It’s located very adjacent to famous Hussain Sagar Lake. It’s named after the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and its among the oldest parks. It occupies an acre of 76 acres of lush green landscape. This park is famous for award winning rock garden which was designed by civic authorities of Hyderabad.


5/8 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with nature
Jagannath Temple
10 kms from Hyderabad city limits

The Jagannath Temple in Hyderabad located near Banjara hills, is a modern temple built by the Odia community of the city of Hyderabad.

The temple is dedicated to the Hindu God Jagannath and is famous for its annual Rathyatra festival attended by thousands of devotees. Jagannath means Lord of the Universe. The temple which was constructed during 2009 recently lies in Center of Hyderabad City.

It is said that this is a replica of original Jagannath Temple of Puri in context of design. The most attracting portion of this temple is its "Shikhara" (the peak/top) measuring aro...

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Lotus Pond
Within Hyderabad city limits

Lotus Pond is a small water body Inside MLA Colony, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. The pond is surrounded by lush green flora and a 1.2 kilometer path. Lotus Pond is home to more than 20 species of birds. The bird species include: pied kingfisher, white wagtail, common moorhen, little grebe, sunbirds, common coot, and little egret.

The Lotus Pond was conceived to be an eco-conservation project bringing natural elements into the concept of the project without disturbing the ecosystem and conserving the natural rocks and pond.

The natural elements of the rock structures and the ...

7/8 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with nature
Nehru Zoological Park
Within Hyderabad city limits

Nehru Zoological Park is a zoo located near Mir Alam Tank in Hyderabad. It is one of the most visited destinations in Hyderabad.

The zoo occupies 380 acres and is adjacent to the 600-acre Mir Alam Tank. Nearly 100 species of birds, animals and reptiles are housed at the zoo, including indigenous animals like the Indian rhino, Asiatic lion, Bengal tiger, panther, gaur, Indian elephant, slender loris, python, as well as deer, antelopes and birds. The 600-acre Mir Alam Tank with its unique multiple arched bund (embankment), attracts hundreds of migratory birds, providing yet another ...

8/8 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with nature

The pilgrimage town of Srisailam is reputed for the shrine of Lord Mallikarjuna on the flat top of Nallamala Hills. Situated on the banks of Krishna River, about 212 km south of Hyderabad, is most famous as the site of one of the 12 jyotirlings of Lord Shiva. A unique combination of a widlife and pilgrimage, makes Srisailam an ideal destination in Andhra Pradesh.

The epigraphical evidence reveals that the history of Srisailam began with the Satavahanas who were the first empire builders in South India. The earliest known historical mention of the hill, Srisailam, can be traced to th...