MIR ALAM TANK

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Location : Near Nehru Zoological Park In Hyderabad
Constructed By : Mir Alam
Completed On : 8th June 1806
Major Attraction : Boating

Mir Alam tank or 'Mir Sagar' as it is sometimes called, is a large lake adjacent to the Nehru Zoological Park, in Hyderabad . It was once the major source of piped water supply to the city.

Built by and named after Mir Alam, (Prime Minister of Hyderabad 1804-1808) this tank is a unique piece of engineering with a mile-long bund formed by 21 arches. Construction started on 25th July 1804 and was completed on 8th June 1806. AP Tourism operates boat on the lake, for which one has to enter through the Zoo.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: Hyderabad being the capital city is well connected by air from all the important cities of the country.

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.

WHERE TO STAY

Guesthouse accommodation is available at Mir Alam Tank. Other wise the option is at the budget or star hotels in Hyderabad.