Here are the top 24 tourist attractions to see in Secunderabad:

1. Secunderabad Clock Tower

13,149 km
from city center
1 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

The Secunderabad clock tower serves as one of the fascinating tourist spots in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad owing to its rich historical past. The 120 ft clock tower is built on an area of 2.5 acres and was inaugurated during British rule. The clock tower is centrally located at Shivaji Nagar in Secunderabad. Owing to its heritage and aestheticism, it plays a vital role in Secunderabad’s tourism. This clock tower which had stopped chiming for a while had come to a standstill situation which was renovated recently, not letting down the tourists. Thus, the clock tower of Secunderabad has managed to serve the people during colonialism as well as the tourists now, and it seems it has promised to do so for more years to come.

2. Shamirpet Lake

6,424 km
from city center
2 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Located in the heart of Secunderabad, Shamirpet Lake is one of the major attractions for tourists visiting the twin city of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. This artificial lake built during the reign of the Nizam of Hyderabad has been a bird watching the spot for tourists, especially during winters when flamingos and pelicans flock to reside on the trees around the lake. This has often been the perfect spot for tourists who rather want to have a peaceful evening instead of visiting the local crowd sightseeing spots. Since this lake serves as a bird watching the spot, it is best for tourists to visit the place from November to February as it is considered the best time to spot a variety of migratory birds. Starting from hornbill, pelicans, flamingos, herons to kingfishers, this lake remains dotted with innumerable birds throughout the year, especially during winters.

3. Hussain Sagar Lake

3 km
from city center
3 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

One of the most talked about tourist attractions in Hyderabad, the Hussain Sagar Lake is celebrated as the largest man-made lake in Asia. It is also known as Tank Bund. It is situated around 2 Kilometres from the centre of the city. The beauty of the necklace-shaped lake is what attracts people from all over the country and the world. However, that is not what makes the lake so unique. It lies in the fact that the lake connects the two cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

4. Peddamma Temple

8 km
from city center
4 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

The Peddamma temple is one of the oldest temples in Secunderabad dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi in an extraordinary posture and has been a very sacred place for the Hindus for more than 150 years. The word peddamma is derived from two independent words- ‘peda’ and ‘amma’ both meaning mothers. Thus the etymological meaning of the temple refers to the ‘mother of all mothers’, which is God. Apart from its religious sentiments, this temple has also been a constant tourist attraction because of its beautiful architecture and surroundings.

5. Paigah Palace

6 km
from city center
5 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

The Paigah palace situated in Secunderabad, Telangana is an embodiment of Indo-European culture. Sir Vicar-ul-Umra built the exquisite palace in 1900 as a gift for the sixth Nizam of Hyderabad Mir Mahbub Ali Khan. ‘Paigah’ was a title which meant grandeur and high rank. This title was given to nobles who were second to the nizams bounded by matrimony. Paigah palace showcases pure European architecture as the Nizams had a lot of excursions in Europe.

6. All Saints Church, Secunderabad

5 km
from city center
6 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Located in Trimulgherry in Secunderabad, the All Saints Church falls under the denomination of Church of South India, which was previously regarded as Anglican. The church is known to be dedicated to All Saints. It falls under the administration of the Diocese of Medak. Legend has it that before the church was entrusted to the Church of South India in the year 1947, it was a Garrison Church and the Army Chaplains presided it. The church now serves the Tamil Anglican congregation in Secunderabad.

7. Rashtrapati Nilayam

6 km
from city center
7 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

The Rashtrapati Nilayam, or Residency House, is a presidential retreat located in Secunderabad, Telangana, Hyderabad for the President’s southern sojourn. Spread over an area of 92 acres, the mansion occupies 35 acres of this area. The remaining 80% is flourishing with lush green lawns, fragrant flower gardens and vegetation.

8. Wargal Saraswati Temple

9 km
from city center
8 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Wargal Saraswati temple, otherwise called as Sri Vidya Saraswati Temple, is located in a hillock in Siddipet district in Telangana, India. The construction of the temple began in 1998 and is currently being maintained by Kanchi Shankar Matt. The main goddess is Saraswati and the temple attracts many families from the district and all over the country who pray for their children’s education and career. The temple also houses a Veda paatshala within its premises. There are also other temples devoted to different deities on the same hill.

9. Sri Ganesh Temple, Secunderabad

11 km
from city center
9 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

About 200 years old, Sri Ganesh temple is one of the most famous temples in Telangana. The main deity is Lord Ganesha, whose idol is the main attraction of the temple. Apart from the main deity, there are six other sannathis dedicated to various gods and goddesses namely Lord Shiva, Sri Navagraha, Sri Subramanya Swamy, Sri Anjaneya, Sri Uma Maheshwari, RahuKetu and Maha Ganapathi Mandapam. Daily rituals are performed regularly, and different pujas and offerings are also conducted based on the devotees' preferences. The temple also has an online portal through which devotees can register for the puja that they may want to perform.

10. Ujjaini Mahankali Temple

6 km
from city center
10 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Ujjaini Mahankali Temple is a 191 years old temple located in Secunderabad, Telangana. Thousands of devotees visit this place to seek blessings of Goddess Mahankali. During July and August, the temple is illuminated with electric lights and decorated with garlands, buntings and festoons for the festival of Mahankali Ammari Jathra. It is an annual event that glorifies peace, harmony and security of the people endowed by Goddess Mahankali’s blessings. There are abhisheks, poojas and serving of prasadam to the Goddess every day by hundreds of people.

11. Nagamma Temple

8 km
from city center
11 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Nagamma Temple, located in Secunderabad, Telangana, is one of the oldest temples in the area and well-known among locals as well as tourists. With intricately carved idols and ancient architecture, the temple is dedicated to Goddess Nagamma, a snake deity belonging to the Hindu religion. Devotees believe in her powers to satisfy desires and reduce the issues with their horoscope such as Naag Dosh (Sarpa Dosha). As a result, the temple has many visitors daily who perform special prayers in honour of the Goddess in an attempt to please and gain her blessings.

12. Fox Sagar Lake

782 km
from city center
12 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Fox Sagar Lake, also called as Jeedimetla Chevuru or Kolla Chevuru is the second largest lake in Secunderabad. This human-made lake is over 120 years old and has a maximum depth of 33 feet. It was linked to the Hussain Sagar lake by a tributary of Musi river. The lake water was once used for irrigation and consumption by the local residents until it was affected due to encroachment and became unfit for consumption. It was also a fishing hub for fishermen, and they were sold in a small shop near the lake.

13. Kandlakoya Oxygen Park

2 km
from city center
13 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Kandlakoya Oxygen Park is located in Kandlakoya Village towards the Outer Ring Road, Secunderabad. In this 75 acre, a vast patch of land lay hundreds of trees of fruits and medicinal plants such as custard apple, peepal, tamarind, Indian gooseberry and banyan. The park is not located too far away from the city, at a distance of 18 km, and thus proves to be a serene spot from the chaos of city life. It is a hub for yoga lessons, picnics, occasional or weekly meetings and school visits. Amidst nature, early risers come to walk and jog as a part of their fitness schedule. The park attracts many to seek solace and meditate.

14. Kapra Lake

8 km
from city center
14 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Kapra Lake also known as Oora Cheruvu, is located in the northeastern region of the city of Secunderabad. The natural beauty of the lake endows the locale with its scenic beauty and is treasured by the locals for it. Spread over an area of 113 acres, the lake is currently being planned to be further developed by the GHMC. The lake is an ideal site for anyone who loves nature and prefers to spend their time away from the city. Autumn is the best season to visit Kapra Lake. From October to November, the breeze is cold and soothing and is ideal for a refreshing outing.

15. Moula Ali Dargah

7 km
from city center
15 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Moula Ali Dargah is located in Greater Hyderabad, on the top of a hillock called Moula Ali. The Dargah or mosque is dedicated to Hazrat Ali. The hill has 500 odd steps which aren’t too steep, leading to the top of the hillock where the dargah is located. The Dargah has a pavilion and a place specially allocated to beat drums. It is one of the 11 heritage sites identified by the Heritage Conservation Committee of HUDA.

16. Shamirpet Deer Park

1,242 km
from city center
16 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Shamirpet Deer Park is one of the beautiful picnic spots located on the outskirts of the city of Hyderabad. The park was built in 1971 during the rule of Nizams. The park is spread over the vast area of 54 acres and is home to a wide array of animals. It has many species of deer which can be seen in their natural habitat. Blackbuck and Chital Deer are the main wildlife attractions. There is also the famous Shamirpet Lake located in the proximity of the park which is the lifeline for many animals and bird species of that area.

17. Edulabad Lake

16 km
from city center
17 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Edulabad Lake is located on the Outer Ring Road in Ghatsekar, Telangana, Hyderabad. It was constructed in the 16th century and is often referred to as the Lakshminarayana Cheruvu. The attraction is a favourite bird-watching spot, camping spot, sunrise/sunset point and a picturesque picnic spot. Its 5 square kilometres wide area acts as a natural habitat for a varied species of birds, in fact, it is home to a recorded 152 species of birds. The best time to visit the lake is in winter due to the pattern of bird migration. However, pollution in the lake poses as an uncontrollable problem. Thus, visitors are encouraged to avoid carrying plastic bags and dumping waste within the peripherals of the lake.

18. Pedda Cheruvu

524 km
from city center
18 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Pedda Cheruvu is also called as Ramanthapur Lake and is located at Ramanthapur, Hyderabad in the outskirts of Kamareddy district. The lake was once highly polluted with weebs, debris and plastic. However, in 2018 the lake sprang back to life after the Government and NGO took immense efforts in purifying the water. The water retention capacity was improved, and the entire lake was beautified with various plantations. After it was rejuvenated, the 618 acres lake has become an enchanting place to visit. The fresh air, landscape and the picturesque location make a perfect picnic spot for an enjoyable day.

19. Safilguda Lake

6 km
from city center
19 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

The Safilguda Lake, which is located in the district of Old Neredmet, is a favourite spot among residents of the nearby areas for morning walks, jogging, meditation, etc. There is also a small island in the middle of the lake, called the Nadimi Bird Island which is covered with thick timber that attracts many migratory birds. There is also a park adjacent to the lake known as the Safilguda Lake Park. Apart from that, the kids also love visiting the lake as it also has a play area in the Safilguda Lake Park. The boundary of the lake is similar to that of the famous Tank Bund of Secunderabad, so it is also popularly known as the Mini tank Bund.

20. Basilica of Our Lady of the Assumption

543 km
from city center
20 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Basilica of our lady of the assumption is one among the oldest Roman Catholic churches of India. It was earlier called as the Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Hyderabad and is also known by the name St. Mary’s Church. It is a minor basilica located on Sarojini Naidu Road in Secunderabad and adjacent to the St. Ann’s High School. People from all faiths visit the Church attracted by its architectural beauty. Thus, the church is considered an essential landmark in Secunderabad region.

21. Bhagyanagar Nandanavanam Deer Park

1,242 km
from city center
21 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Deemed as one of the ‘urban lung spaces” of Hyderabad, Bhagyanagar Nandanavanam Deer Park is nature conservative park situated on Hyderabad-Warangal National Highway. It houses a wide range of flora and fauna, prominent among them being deer. One can easily spot different varieties of deer while taking a walk around the serene landscape of the park.

22. Subrahmanya Swamy Temple

10 km
from city center
22 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

The Subrahmanya Swamy Temple located in Secunderabad, Telangana is a place of worship dedicated to, a Hindu deity. Being the major focus of the temple, one would witness the life-sized five-foot-tall idol of Sri Subramanyeshwara Swamy. The temple with a capacity of approximately 200 people on auspicious occasions is a significant destination for devotees of deities, which also include Lord Shiva, Lord Bhaktanjaneya Swamy, Navagrahas, Shiva Linga, Lord Ganesha, Lord Dattatreya Swamy and Lord Sai Baba among others.

23. Keesaragutta Temple

23 km
from city center
23 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Keesaragutta Temple is a Hindu temple situated on the hill of Keesaragutta in Secunderabad. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and his companions Bhavani and Shivadurga. Lord Laxmi Narsimha and Lord Rama with his wife Sita have different shrines dedicated to them. A huge pristine Hanuman idol stands right beside the temple.

24. Alwal Lake

7 km
from city center
24 out of 24
places to visit in Secunderabad

Alwal Lake, located in the state of Telangana, is one of the most scenic artificial lakes of India. The locals treasure the Lake just for its idyllic presence in the neighbourhood. It is only at a distance of about 9 kilometres from the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad which house many gorgeous lakes, both natural and artificial. Alwal Lake is extremely popular among people who enjoy fishing as a hobby.

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