An artificial lake which attracts lots of people for a jog during the morning hours and in the evening. Sankey tank is also an ideal place for relaxing during your evening hours. Stroll by the lake as you listen to some pleasant songs. You will definitely enjoy the walk by the tank as the cool breeze blows over you.
Earlier Sankey tank was linked to Dharmambudhi tank and millers tank to resolve the water shortage issues in Bangalore. The manmade lake was built in 1882 under the guidance of Colonel Richard Hieram Sankey of the Madras Sappers Regiment. Sankey tank was also known as Gandhadhakotikere as the Sandalwood depot was located near the tank. Sankey tank is also a home for migratory birds during the winter season. You will be able to find different species of fishes and water plants as well. Sankey also houses a small play arena for kids, a nursery which is taken care of by the forest department and a swimming pool.
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