Fascinating Shamirpet near HyderabadFor those living in Hyderabad, Shamirpet is a beautiful location they love to visit during weekends. Do you know that a number of Telugu films have been shot at this location! The serene atmosphere here and the man-made lake attract a large number of tourists to this site. This is not all! There is a deer park too at Shamirpet. Now, you must be wanting to know about this place for sure. Come and take a tour right now!
Tourist Attractions in ShamirpetWell, Shamirpet is a suburb to the North of Hyderabad. It is also a Mandal in Rangareddi district of Telangana state. Here, there is a Jawahar Deer Park, Shamirpet lake, an artificial lake which is also known as Pedda Chervu (built during the reign of Nizam), Genome Valley, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, Institute of Public Enterprise and Nalsar University of Law. Katta Maisamma temple is also located near Shamirpet lake. During pooja season, tourists build make shift tents for cooking food here and enjoying their stay.
The lake is a nice venue for those who love bird watching. Boating facility is also available here and is a huge draw for the public. Recreation Clubs in Shamirpet include 'Leonia Resort', 'Alankrita resort', 'The Celebrity Club', 'The Orange Bowl' etc.
Ratnalayam temple (Lord Venkateshwara) is a newly constructed temple and a large number of devotees visit here.
- Timings in Shamirpet lake: Open to Public at all times.
- Best Time to Visit: months of October and March, post-monsoon season.
- Jawahar Deer Park Timings: Trekking Time: 5 to 11 AM
Real Estate Boom in ShamirpetThe natural beauty of this place is mesmerizing. Since the outer Ring Road (ORR) is connected via Shamirpet, the area is fast developing and the real estate prices are also shooting up. Many residents of Hyderabad are even moving to Shamirpet to avoid rush, traffic congestion, air and noise pollution of the metro city.
Adraspalle, Adilabad, Anatharam, Bomraspet, Devarayamjal, Jaggamguda, Jawaharnagar, Kesavapur, Kesavaram, Kolthur, Lakshamapur, Lalgadi Malakpet, Mazidpur, Mudichintalapalle, Narayanapur, Ponnal, Pothaipalle,Thumkunta, Turakapally, Uddemarri and Upparapalle are Gram Panchayats near Shamirpet.
Things You Can Do in ShamirpetApart from visiting the nearby temples, you can make your trip enjoyable by watching wild animals, peacocks, Blackbuck, Cheetal deer and birds in the deer park! You can see deer coming to the lake and quenching their thirst. The deer park is spread across 80 acres.Watch different species of birds and enjoy nature photography. Shamirpet Lake offers opportunities for boating apart from night camping and Kayaking at this place.
People come here with their families and the laughter of children resonates in the air. People can be seen having a good time. The Tourism Board also runs a Resort with small cottages here. The food provided in stalls is satisfactory.
How to reach ShamirpetShamirpet is 22 kms. from Secunderabad Railway Station and 34 kms. from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad. You can reach here by taking APSRTC bus or MMTS (Multi-Modal Transport System) from Hyderabad. Secunderabad Railway Station is located close to Shamirpet.
You can also hire auto rickshaws or taxis. For reaching Shamirpet, you can take a bus from Jubilee Bus Station located at Secunderabad or Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Bus Station at Gowliguda.
A trip to Shamirpet will give you the much needed rejuvenation after a week of hard work. Enjoy life to the hilt and spend some time in the silence and beauty of nature in Shamirpet!
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