Ulsoor Lake , Bangalore
About Ulsoor Lake
Once called as Halasuru/ Alasur Lake this is the only Tank constructed by Gowda kings (founder of Bangalore) that stands to this date. Though the lake was originally dug by KempeGowda II, the present day lake is the work of Sir Lewin Bentham Bowring. Located on the eastern fringes of the city sprawls to 123.6acres, this lake got its name from its surrounding village Halasuru.
This is now a famous picnic spot and boating center. Swimming is not allowed.