Lumbini Park is a beautifully landscaped
park on the banks of the
Hussain Sagar Lake.
It is a part of the Buddha Poornima project. It is located a few yards
from the monolithic Buddha statue in the Hussain Sagar and offers great
view of the lake, especially after sundown. The park has been named after
the garden that was the birthplace of Buddha. The Lumbini Park is a recent
addition to the amusement parks of
Hyderabad and is
an ideal meeting place for the young, evening strollers and fun loving
At the main entrance of the park is a floral clock. It is rich with brightly coloured flowers of different shades. The park is a finely landscaped with patches of lush greenery here and there. Aesthetically decorated with seasonal flowering plants, rocks, pebbles and cacti, it has for good measure large trees, which provide good shade and neatly laid pathways for strollers.
A musical fountain show at 6.30pm and 8.30pm is the main attraction. The fountains dance to the tunes of popular numbers from Hindi and Telugu film songs.
Children are seen in large numbers around the swings, slides and other joy rides.
Enjoy boat riding on Hussain Sagar and boat riders can have a wonderful view of the giant monolithic Buddha in granite and also the sculptured life story of the "Prince of Peace". The park is also provided with a hall for waiting passengers who wish to enjoy a boat ride in the Hussain Sagar.
The Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA) maintains the Lumbini Park. Many vendors sell lip smacking eats and drinks to satisfy the epicureans.
Closed on: Mondays
Timings: 9 am To 9pm
Air: Hyderabad being the capital
city is well connected by air from all the important cities of the
Rail: Hyderabad has got its own railhead and is connected with all the major cities within the state and outside.
Road: Regular bus service connects Hyderabad with all the important places within the country. For city transportation city buses, taxis, and auto rickshaws are also available.
Accommodation is available at the budget or
star hotels in Hyderabad.