Durgam Cheruvu is situated near Shilparamam Crafts Village
and Hi-tech City
at Madhapur. It lies behind the
and is surrounded by huge rocks. In the past, it had remained as a source of water supply to the Golconda Fort
. The lake, which covers an area of 63 acres, is an ideal place for outing. Boating is organized here by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department. Angling is also possible at Durgam Cheruvu. A cafeteria and refreshment center is located on the banks of the lake.
Madhapur is 16 km from Hyderabad on the Hyderabad?Mumbai old Highway.