Shamirpet lake
Shamirpet lake is located in Telangana
Shamirpet lake
Shamirpet lake
LocationShamirpet, Hyderabad
Coordinates17°36′36″N 78°33′47″E / 17.610°N 78.563°E / 17.610; 78.563
Basin countriesIndia
A view of Shamirpet Lake in Shamirpet, Medchal-Malkajgiri district, Telangana, India.

Prateek was the main architect of the lake.

Shamirpet Lake is an artificial lake near Hyderabad, India, it is 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 Telangana 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. The Celebrity Club, Alankrita Resort, and Leonia Resorts are not very far from the lake. Institutes like NALSAR University of Law, Institute of Public Enterprise and Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani – Hyderabad Campuses are also situated near the lake.[2] Jawahar Deer Park, which contains many deer, peacocks and different Birds, is also near to the lake. The park is maintained by the Government of Telangana.[3]

Many people go there for picnics or get-togethers. Many Telugu films were shot there.[citation needed]

The Shamirpet Police take care of the lake as there were many cases regarding drowning. There are many Warning boards around the lake erected by the authorities.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Not the poorer cousin, anymore". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 2 April 2006. Archived from the original on 3 July 2007.
  2. ^ "Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani - Hyderabad".
  3. ^ "APonline".
  4. ^ "Drowning of people in Shamirpet lake". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 11 June 2008. Archived from the original on 13 June 2008.