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.
7am to 7pm
Hesaraghatta, Bangalore, Karnataka 560089