Hesaraghatta Lake, Bangalore

About Hesaraghatta Lake

Built in 1894 across Arkavathy River (originating from the Nandi Hills, another magnificent tourist spot), it is a manmade reservoir located 18 kilometers north-west of Bangalore. It was planned by the then Dewan of Mysore and M. C. Hutchins Chief Engineer of Mysore, M. C. Hutchins.

The lake is a major tourist attraction as it is a habitat for different kinds of birds. Be there in the wee hours (say around 5:30 am) and you will come across a range of rare birds’ species. As of now, 29 species of birds have been documented.

Timings
7am to 7pm

Entry
Free

Address
Hesaraghatta, Bangalore, Karnataka 560089

More Hangouts near by Hesaraghatta Lake

Sankey preview
18.74 km
This 37.5 acres manmade lake is built in 1882 and named after its constructor Col. Richard Hieram Sankey. It has now...
Share:
Bangalore palace
20.58 km
Built by the Chamarajendra Wadiyar in 1887, the monument is a blend of Tudor and Gothic architecture. Major part of ...
Share:
1  14 .jpg
21.87 km
Built in the year 1956 during the tenure of former Karnataka Chief Minister Kengal Hanumanthaiah, this impressive bu...
Share:
Cubbon park road
22.28 km
This 300 acre park crowned Bangalore with its undisputable title ‘The Garden City’. The park is also known as Sri Ja...
Share:
81037518
Nearly 210 kilometers south of Bangalore, there is a temple of Lord Mahadeshwara believed to be the reincarnation of...
Share:
426
23.77 km
Termed as walkers’ paradise and often used as a picnic spot, this place is a history in itself. The rock in the gard...
Share:
Lalbag
“Lal Bagh” meaning ‘red garden’ got the name for its beautiful red rose beds of various species. It is created by Hy...
Share:
1
24.91 km
Located in Bugle Rock, the temple is dedicated to a Hindu demi-god Nandi, mount of Lord Shiva. Built during the reig...
Share:
Images
Located in Domlur, Bangalore, it is one of the few temples that is dedicated the Sun god. Built in 1995 using granit...
Share:
1280px big banyan tree at bangalore
Situated on the Bangalore-Mysore road (28 kilometers from Bangalore), this huge tree with a crown circumference of 2...
Share:

Locate on Map

Back to top
Feedback