Lumbini Park


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Distance (From Hyderabad - Nampally Railway Station): 3 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours

Place Location: Near Hussain Sagar

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 3 km from Nampally Railway Station, Lumbini Park is located near the Tank Bund on the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake. The Lumbini Park has been named after the birthplace of Buddha and it lies just opposite a famous Buddha statue. The boats to reach Buddha statue start from Lumbini Park.

The park was developed as part of the Buddha Purnima project of the state government in 1994. It is one of the most beautiful parks in the city of Hyderabad and one of the best places to visit in Hyderabad city. In 2007, it was one of the targets of the 25 August 2007 Hyderabad bombings that killed 44 people.

The Lumbini Park has become an ideal place of relaxation and a place of amusement. The key features of the park are the fantastic floral clock, the cascading artificial waterfalls and the dancing musical fountains. The Park offers the opportunity to watch one of the greatest laser shows currently happening in India. The laser show attracts thousands of visitors every year to the park. There is also a musical fountain in which the water from the synchronized fountains is released in accordance with the popular Telugu and Hindi tunes being played. The giant clock at the entrance of the park has been designed using various kinds of seasonal flowering plants, wide variety of cacti and rocks.

Lumbini Park jetty is a major attraction for boating lovers to enjoy the boating in historic Hussain Sagar Lake and to reach Buddha Statue. For boating there are two choices available - speed boat and the ferry ride.

Entry Fee: Rs.10 for Adults, Rs.5 for Children, Speed Boat (Adults / Children): Rs.50 per person, Ferry Boat (Adults / Children): Rs.40 per person and LASER Show: Rs.50 per person.

Park Timings: 9 AM to 9 PM. Closed on Monday.

Musical Fountain timings (2 shows): 6:30 PM and 8 PM

Laser show timings (2 shows): 7.15 PM and 8.30 PM