Picnic Spots in Hyderabad

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Picnic Spots in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, the pearl city of India, has a rich collection of picnic spots that are a great outing option for families and friends. One can choose from a variety of picnic spots in Hyderabad to enjoy a refreshing holiday.

Here is the list of 20 Picnic Spots in Hyderabad

1. Ramoji Film city, Hyderabad

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A place that is perfect for all the lovers of cinema and Bollywood! Set up by Ramoji Rao, the head of Ramoji group in 1991, Ramoji Film City is a spectacular getaway a little outside the city of Hyderabad. It is spread over 2500 acres and has been certified as the World's largest Film Studio Complex by the Guinness Book of World Records.

2. Lumbini Park, Hyderabad

Lumbini Park is a gorgeous urban park named after Lumbini of Nepal. Located alongside Hussain Sagar, the park has an artificial water tank. A huge statue of Lord Buddha is installed in the tank which can be reached through paddle boats. The park also holds musical fountain shows and is an important tourist spot in the city.

3. Krishna Kanth Park, Hyderabad

Located in Jawahar Nagar in Hyderabad, Krishna Kanth Park is a popular hangout place among both the adults and the kids. Dotted with swings and sprinkled with benches for the elders to relax, the park is a common favourite among the city folks to relax and rewind amidst nature.

4. KBR National Park, Hyderabad

Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park, i.e. KBR National Park is situated in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad City, Telangana. KBR park boasts of rich flora and fauna and provides a pleasant respite from the din and chaos of the city. Also known as Chiran Fort Palace, the park is divided into conservation zone where entry is restricted and visitors zone where tourist entry is regulated. It is a sprawling 390 acres of lush green land and is often described as the jungle amidst the concrete jungle. You get to walk alongside peacocks, spend time in spotting rare birds, breathe some fresh air and relax.

5. Public Gardens, Hyderabad

Built in 1846, during the Nizam's reign, Public Gardens is considered to be the oldest set of parks in Hyderabad. Also known as the Bagh-e-Aam, the park houses many building of historical and political importance including the very popular Lotus Pond.

6. Leo Splash, Hyderabad

Located in Shamirpet in Hyderabad, the magnanimous amusement park Leo Splash boasts of dry rides, water rides, rain dance with DJ, roller coaster rides, separate rides for kids, water zorbing, lazy rides etc. Considered to be one of the most fun hang-out places in the city, the park stays especially crowded during weekends.

7. Escape Water and Adventure Park, Hyderabad

Situated in Shamshabad in Hyderabad, Escape Water and Adventure Park literally helps you escape from the monotony and routine of your life. The fun amusement park is also a popular dinner and date place besides being a regular water park. It also facilitates a plethora of adventure activities.

8. NTR Gardens, Hyderabad

Located adjacent to the Hussain Sagar Lake in hyderabad, NTR Gardens is a tiny but gorgeous park dotted with bright coloured plants and tall trees. Boasting of well-groomed landscaping, ornate lamp posts and brilliant water fountains, the park also has a souvenir shop, toy train, freefall, restaurants and variety of fun activities for both kids and adults.

9. Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad

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With over 1500 species finding habitat here, the Nehru Zoological Park is one of the most loved attractions in the city. Neighbouring the Mir Alam tank, it is also known as Hyderabad Zoo. The massive enclosure plays host to Indian Rhino, Asiatic Lion, Bengal Tiger, Indian Elephant as well as panthers, pythons, deer, and antelopes. Given the proximity to the tank, a number of migratory birds can also be spotted here. It is among the largest zoos in India at 380 Acres and is popular among visitors as the animals here have been kept in enclosures that resemble their natural habitat.

10. Hyderabad Botanical Garden, Hyderabad

Situated in the Hi-Tech city, around 16 kms from the city centre of Hyderabad, Hyderabad Botanical Garden is a major attraction of the city. The park boasts of a rich variety of plants, shrubs, trees, flowering plants and medicinal herbs. In addition to that, several meandering water ways and fountains add to the charm of the place.

11. Snow World Hyderabad, Hyderabad

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Being the only place in Hyderabad where it snows throughout the year, Snow World is quite popular among the locals and the tourists alike. It is the world's Third biggest and the first snow-themed park in India. What makes it unique is the fact that the snow here is produced by mineral water and is free from any harmful pollutants! Snow World sees fresh 3 tonnes of snow added every day for its myriad attractions and is a place enjoyable for adults and children alike with various games and activities such as ice skating, ice boarding, snow slides with bumping-car, toboggan rides and many more.

12. Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad

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Renowned as Asia's largest artificial lake, Hussain Sagar Lake is one of the most popular tourist attractions located in Hyderabad. The lake itself was commissioned by Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah in 1563 and is renowned for its monolith of Lord Buddha that stands right in its centre. Incidentally, this monolith structure is the tallest of its kind in the world! Hussain Sagar lake is also Called Tank Bund and lies on a tributary of River Musi. The attraction also has 3 km long dam wall and connects the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. 

13. Osman Sagar Lake, Hyderabad

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On the outskirts of Hyderabad, also known as Gandipet is the Osman Sagar lake. Elless world, Ocean park and Treasure island surround this lake, making it a famous tourist destination. The water body was made by building a dam on Moosi River in the year 1920 by Mir Osman Ali Khan and the cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad find a water source in this lake. Spend some relaxed and enjoyable time here, with gardens and a pool, all making it an ideal spot for picnics.

14. Sanjeevaiah Park, Hyderabad

Spread over 92 acres on land on the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake, Sanjeevaiah Park is dedicated to the former President of India Dr Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy. Replete with lush green trees, flowering shrubs, fountains and glossy grass lawns, the park is the perfect place to rewind and rejuvenate from the daily routined life.

15. Wild Waters, Hyderabad

Spread over 30 acres of land area, Wild Waters Amusement and Adventure Park is the ultimate theme park in the city. The park boasts of umpteen dry thrill rides, adventure rides, roller coasters, water slides etc. The magnificent food court offers a variety of cuisines both international and domestic. The amusement park is considered one of the most beautiful ones in the city.

16. Mrugavani National Park, Hyderabad

Located in the slightly silent and remote region of Chilkur in Hyderabad in the state of Telangana, Mrugavani National Park is the most popular weekend getaway for the locals and a common favourite destination of the tourists. Sprawling over a vast area of 1211 acres, the park houses a whopping 600 species of animals and plants. The park was declared a National Park only in 1994 and has been a hit ever since. In addition to birdwatching and jungle safaris, the park also houses a tall tower that lets you take a look at the mesmerising view of the wildland below.

17. Golconda Fort, Hyderabad - The Untouched Grandeur of India

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Situated in the Western part of the beautiful city of Hyderabad at a distance of approximately 9 km from Hussain Sagar Lake, Golconda Fort is one of the region's best-preserved monuments. The construction of this fort was completed in the 1600s and it is reputed for being the area where once, the mighty Koh-I-Noor diamond was stored. It is said that if you clap your hands at the bottom of the fort, the echoes of it can be heard right to the top! The architecture, the legends, the history, and the mystery of Golconda Fort add to its allure and make it one of the must-visit places in Hyderabad.

18. Ocean Park, Hyderabad

Located at a distance of 20 kms from the main city near Gandipet Lake, Ocean Park is one among the most popular amusement parks of Hyderabad. Out of the two sections in the park, on is a huge water park and a vibrant amusement park dominates other half of it. Some of the rides are included in the tickets while others are charged separately.

19. Indira Park, Hyderabad

Spread over an area of 76 acres, Indira Park is believed to have been built in the year 1975. Named after the former Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi, the park houses tall towering trees and plenty of shrubs and flowering place. The park is a popular tourist spot in the city.

20. Durgam Cheruvu, Hyderabad

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Situated in the city of Hyderabad, Durgam Cheruvu is a serene and picturesque lake that is an ideal place to spend some quality time with friends and family. A quiet place in the middle of the bustling cybercity, it is also known as the 'Secret Lake' as it is bordered by granite on all ends and is hidden by the rocks. It is believed that the lake was the main source of water for the residents of the Golconda Fort, and hence, it has a great historical significance as well. 

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