|Location||Lakdi Ka Pul, Hyderabad (Map)|
|Entry Fee & Timings||Timings:- The park is open daily from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm. Entry Fee:- Entry fee is Rs 5 per person.|
|Place Type||Garden, Nature Sites and Parks|
|Place visit with||Family, Friends, Kids|
|Best time to visit||January, February, March, September, October, November, December|
|Nearest Metro||Lakdi Ka Pul Metro Station (2 KM)|
About Indira Park
Indira Park is an open green space and park in the center of Hyderabad, India. The foundation stone of Indira Park in Hyderabad was laid in 1975 by the then President of India, Late Fakruddin Ahmed. The park is named after Indira Gandhi, one of the former Prime Ministers of India. And it was opened to the public in the year 1978 with complete landscaping. The park is maintained by the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority. It is located in Domalguda, a private area situated on the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake. The park has an award-winning rock garden. Due to its large size and the presence of a large lake in the middle of the urban area, Indira Park is an urban oasis.
Architecture of Indira Park
This park is spread over a large area of 76 acres in the heart of the city. Located close to Hussain Sagar Lake, the park has been creatively designed without disturbing the elements of nature. Here you will be able to see date palms, mango trees, blackberry trees, sandalwood trees and kewra plantations. Terraced gardens and a well-maintained rose garden also add to the architectural splendor of this popular picnic spot. The park is home to a famous rock garden which was designed by a commissioner of the Customs and Excise Department in Hyderabad.
Interesting facts about Indira Park
- The park has a large lake which gets its water from the controlled flow of Hussain Sagar Lake.
- It is abundant in vegetation and wildlife, including sandalwood trees, palm trees and diverse bird species.
- The park has a pathway (called the "Statue Path") that displays abstract cast iron sculptures. These include various human, animal and abstract forms.
- Indira Park is an ideal place for picnics and outings with friends and family.
- The park also offers boating, fishing and skating facilities, jogging paths and bird watching opportunities.
How to reach Indira Park
By Metro:- The nearest metro station to Indira Park is Nampally Station. From there, you can take a taxi, auto-rickshaw or walk to the park.
By Train:- The nearest railway station to Indira Park is Hyderabad Deccan Railway Station, located about 4 km away. From there you can take a taxi, auto-rickshaw or bus to reach the park.
By Air:- Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is located about 30 km from Indira Park. You can take a bus or cab from the airport to reach the park.
Nearby famous places
- Birla Mandir 3 km away
- Lumbini Park 2 km away
- Charminar 5 km away
- Golconda Fort 10 km away
- NTR Garden 4 km away
- Salar Jung Museum 6 km away