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Here are the 13 lakes we have listed within India - compared by Longest Shorelines.

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Lake Name Shoreline length in miles Lake Description
Jaisamand Lake
(Rajasthan, India)
30 Jaisamand Lake Pictures Jaisamand Lake Message Forums Also known as: Dhebar Lake, Dhevar Lake
One of India's largest artificial lakes, Jaisamand Lake was created in 1685 when Rana Jai Singh of Udaipur built a marble dam across the Gomati River. The reservoir, originally called Jai Samand, is second only in size to the Upper Lake of Bhopal, India when the latter is full. The large lake covers ...
Dal Lake
(Jammu and Kashmir, India)
10 Dal Lake Pictures Dal Lake Message Forums Dal Lake is located in the heart of Srinagar, the capital of the northernmost Indian administered State of Jammu and Kashmir. At 2700 acres, breath-taking Dal Lake is the second largest lake in the Kashmir valley. Surrounded on three sides by the majestic snow-capped Pir Panjal and Himalayan Mountains, ...
Hussain Sagar Lake
(Andhra Pradesh, India)
9 Hussain Sagar Lake Pictures Hussain Sagar Lake Message Forums Also known as: Hussainsagar
Defining the borders of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, Hussain Sagar Lake forms a direct link between South India's past and present. The largest artificial lake in Asia, Hussain Sagar was built by Hazrat Hussain Shah Wali in 1562 to serve as a water supply for the two cities. A levee, ...
Udai Sagar
(Rajasthan, India)
9 Udai Sagar Message Forums One of beautiful Udaipur's famous man-made lakes, Udai Sagar is likely one of the least visited by tourists. Udaipur, in the Mewar region of the Indian state of Rajasthan, is well-known for the many lakes built by the former ruling class. Udai Sager was one of the first built in the area for water storage ...
Lake Pichola
(Rajasthan, India)
8 Lake Pichola Pictures Lake Pichola Message Forums A watery surprise awaits visitors to Udaipur in India's semi-arid Rajasthan region: beautiful Lake Pichola. The first of a series of man-made lakes, Lake Pichola is the foundation on which the city itself was founded. Udaipur is now surrounded by man-made lakes connected by rivers and canals spanned ...
Rajsamand Lake
(Rajasthan, India)
7 Rajsamand Lake Pictures Rajsamand Lake Message Forums Also known as: Rajsamudra Lake
One of the famed 'Lakes of Udaipur', Rajsamand Lake lies 40 miles north of the City of Udaipur. The Udaipur region of Rajasthan was once known as Mewar, land of patriots and heroes. The Mewar dynasty traces its roots to the Sun God, with examples of its proud history constructed in beautiful marble. ...
Fateh Sagar
(Rajasthan, India)
5 Fateh Sagar Pictures Fateh Sagar Message Forums A shining jewel in the crown of lakes surrounding the Rajasthan city of Udaipur is Fateh Sagar. This 988-acre artificial lake serves as a water supply to the city but represents so much more. For Udaipur is known as the Venice of the East; it is surrounded by lakes and canals in the midst of a near-desert ...
Gurudongmar Lake
(Sikkim, India)
5 Gurudongmar Lake Pictures Gurudongmar Lake Message Forums One of the highest elevation lakes in the world and the second-highest in Sikkim province, Gurudongmar Lake is nearly inaccessible to the average Indian traveler and officially off-limits to those traveling from a foreign country. Located at 17,150 feet, the beautiful lake maintains a milky hue year ...
Chandra Taal
(Himachal Pradesh, India)
4 Chandra Taal Pictures Chandra Taal Message Forums Also known as: Chandrataal, Chandra Tal, Chandratal
Chandra Taal. The name evokes visions of a distant and wondrous place, of exotic vistas and a difficult journey. Located high in the Himalayas in the Indian district of Lahul and Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, the isolated high-altitude lake is remote, beautiful and the destination for many journeys. Important ...
Man Sagar Lake
(Rajasthan, India)
3 Man Sagar Lake Pictures Man Sagar Lake Message Forums One of the modern wonders of lake restoration, Man Sagar Lake has been rejuvenated. The ongoing question is, will the newly-refurbished lake remain pristine or will it again be allowed to degrade? The man-made reservoir located in the Indian state of Rajasthan originated in the 16th century when, after ...
Mansar Lake & Surinsar Lake
(Jammu and Kashmir, India)
2 Mansar Lake & Surinsar Lake Pictures Mansar Lake & Surinsar Lake Message Forums Two of the most beautiful lakes in the hills east of the City of Jammu are Mansar Lake and Surinsar Lake. Linked by Hindu mythology, the lakes are about 10 miles apart yet tightly connected to the religious beliefs in the snake-god with six heads, Sheshnag. The mythology sounds somewhat convoluted ...
Lonar Crater Lake
(Maharashtra, India)
1 Lonar Crater Lake Pictures Lonar Crater Lake Message Forums Lonar Crater Lake is one of those mysteries of ancient India that is little-known among the country's burgeoning tourism crowd. The saline crater lake is highly unusual from a scientific standpoint, being the only discovered crater lake in basaltic rock (a type of volcanic rock) in the world. Although ...
Pushkar Lake
(Rajasthan, India)
1 Pushkar Lake Pictures Pushkar Lake Message Forums Also known as: Pushkar Sarovar
Pushkar Lake is one of the most sacred lakes in India. Located in the Rajasthan state of western India, Pushkar Lake has been declared a heritage monument by the Indian government and is the site of an annual holy pilgrimage dating back many hundreds of years. Also called Pushkar Sarovar, the origins ...

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