Situated in Nagpur, along its southwest border is the Ambazari Lake. It is one of the largest among the 11 lakes in Nagpur City. This lake is the prime source of water that is supplied to the officials of the Government and some important people. This lake is the source of the Nag River. This being a prime important place in the Nagpur city, it is taken care of and maintained by the Municipal Corporation of Nagpur. Ambazari Lake, being one of the most important tourist attractions in Nagpur, has been made a much more memorable place to visit as now, you can enjoy a musical fountain, amusement games and different types of electric rides in the garden next to it. The Ambazari Lake also provides boating facilities and a specific designed path for walking. All these facilities provided at the Ambazari Lake, make it a must visit place now and has therefore become a major tourists attraction during a holiday.
History of the Ambazari Lake
As mentioned earlier, The Ambazari Lake water is now supplied to Government officials and important people.This is supplied with the help of clay pipes that was built in 1870 under the Bhosle rule. It was built with the intension of supplying water to the entire city of Nagpur. The name Ambazari is given to it, as you will be able to see that it is surrounded by mango trees. In the local language of Maharashtra, Marathi, Amba is the name given to mango.
Since the Ambazari Lake is situated on the western side of the Nagpur City, you can arrive at this destination with the help of any public transport. The Ambazari Lake is very popular place for sightseeing tour, therefore public transport can easily help you to reach this place.
Things to do and see in and around
Apart from enjoying the facilities of boating, games and rides, tourists can also visit a band of pubs and restaurants, one of them being the Residence bar and Restaurants. The city also has Lila Vista Shopping Center and Prushottam Bazaar, so that you can enjoy some shopping spree.
Opening/Closing Timings and days
The Ambazari Lake is open for 24 hours a day throughout the year.
There is no entry fee required to see the beautiful lake.
Best time to Visit
The best time to visit the lake is during the months of October to February when the climate is cool and you can enjoy your holiday, without the scorching heat.