Foys Lake is an artificial lake located in Khulshi area near Pahartali railway station in Chittagong. It is located 6 km away from Zero Point in Chittagong. It was excavated in 1924 under the supervision of the Assam Bengal Railway Authority and was then known as Pahartali Lake. The lake was later named after a British engineer who helped design it. Large in size (336 acres), the lake is formed by the construction of a horizontal dam on a narrow valley between the tops of the hills. The horizontally constructed dam has created this lake by changing the direction of flow of water coming down from the hills in the northern part of Chittagong city. Next to Fayez Lake is Batali Hill, the highest hill in Chittagong city. Many local and foreign tourists visit the lake every year due to its beautiful environment and natural beauty.
What’s in Fayez Lake
There is so much to see in Fayez Lake. As there are various rides for children, adults will also find mountains, lakes all in a captivating environment. There are hills around the region and in the middle there are Arunamayi, Godhuli, Akashmani, Mandakini, Dakshini, Alakanda heart. Rows and rows of boats can be seen on the shores of the lake. It takes tens of minutes to get on the boat. After that you will see green hills on both sides, occasionally a couple of deer and various unnamed birds. Along with this there is a place for deer to roam in a pleasant environment. A small zoo has been set up at the entrance of Fayez Lake to attract tourists. The biggest attraction of Fayez Lake is the beauty of the lake and its surrounding hills.
An amusement park has recently opened at Fayez Lake. The lake has boat trips, landscaping, restaurants, floating stage concerts, scenic walks and many other fun and enjoyable things. Visitors can take a boat trip to enjoy the breathtaking view of the lake. There are 2 high slides in the amusement park and they are high speed roller coasters and bumper boats. There is a leisure center here for people of all ages and tastes. People can have fun and excitement in Fayez Lake as well as peace and tranquility. ‘Sea World’ is a water theme park at Fayez Lake in the heart of Chittagong. Splash Pool, Water Coaster Rider and everything that can be expected as a world class theme park is in Sea World.
Although the entrance to Fayez Lake Entertainment World has completely changed from the Chittagong side, the natural beauty of the lake is still very clear. So many visitors have thoroughly enjoyed the amusement park and many more enjoy the natural beauty of Fayez Lake.
Ticket price / entrance fee to Fayez Lake
Ticket price for Fayez Lake entrance – tk. 250 (with one free ice cream)
Entrance fee with ride: tk. 350 (Rides will be included in the ticket)