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Here are the 8 lakes we have listed within India - compared by Largest Lakes - Water Volume.

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Lake Name Volume in acre-feet Lake Description
Periyar Lake
(Kerala, India)
359,332 Periyar Lake Pictures Periyar Lake Message Forums Also known as: Periyar Reservoir, Thekkady Lake
Periyar Lake in India's State of Kerala is one of the few places you can view Asian elephants and tigers in their natural habitat from the water. The 6425-acre reservoir is home to the Periyar Tiger Reserve, located within the Periyar National Park. The tiger reserve was created soon after the dam was ...
Hussain Sagar Lake
(Andhra Pradesh, India)
21,970 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)
18,970 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)
10,604 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 ...
Mansar Lake & Surinsar Lake
(Jammu and Kashmir, India)
10,028 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 ...
Dal Lake
(Jammu and Kashmir, India)
7,969 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, ...
Fateh Sagar
(Rajasthan, India)
1,703 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 ...
Pushkar Lake
(Rajasthan, India)
531 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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