Ambattur Tourism

Ambattur is a neighbourhood of Northern Chennai, located in the Ambattur taluk of the Chennai Corporation in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It was made part of the Chennai Corporation in 2011. Closer to Anna Nagar, Padi and Avadi, Ambattur is a fast developing residential locality and manufacturing hub of Chennai. It covers an area of 45 km². The neighbourhood is served by Ambattur railway station of the Chennai Suburban Railway. Ambattur has its origins in a village of the same name which can be located at present as areas opposite to Ambattur telephone exchange. Ambattur was a village with large extents of agricultural farm lands irrigated by the once-sprawling Ambattur Lake. The growth was heightened after Ambattur industrial estate was established in 1964. In 2011, the neighbourhood had a population 466,205.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Ambattur, India. Explore Ambattur travel guide before you plan your trip here. The nearest major city to Ambattur is Puducherry. Take a short trip from Ambattur and set some time aside to explore the Puducherry. Dotted with places like Vivekananda House And Museum, Marina Beach, Fort St George; it will definitely be a good idea. To reach Ambattur, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Pondicherry Airport. Tour packages of Ambattur are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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  • Know the pollution level of Ambattur before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 65.11 (High)
    • Water Pollution 71.43 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.28 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 69.56 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58.74 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 71.88 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 61.68 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 61.14 (High)
  • How safe is Ambattur for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ambattur.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.45 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.31 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.87 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 74.32 (High)
    • Car Stealing 33.9 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.44 (Low)
    • Attacks 35.55 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.78 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.21 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.81 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.64 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.54 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.69 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Ambattur is 107.39 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 60.06 (High)
    • Climate Index 53.22 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 75.75 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.55 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 25.29 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 71.24 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.43 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 55.9 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ambattur

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.82 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 25.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 42.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.7 USD

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