Anna Nagar Tourism

Anna Nagar (formerly known as Naduvakkarai), is a neighbourhood in the metropolitan city of Chennai, India. Named after the Tamil leader C. N. Annadurai, it is located in the north-western part of Chennai and forms a part of the Aminjikarai taluk and the Anna Nagar Zone. It is one of the prime residential areas in Chennai. Anna Nagar is the first and the only township in Chennai to follow a standard addressing system followed in the western world. One of the primary landmarks in Anna Nagar is the Anna Nagar Tower, built in 1968 as part of the World Trade Fair. Other important locations include the Anna Arch, Chinthamani, Blue Star, 14 shops, Shanthi Colony, Thirumangalam junction, Padi Grade Separator, Anna Nagar East, and the Anna Nagar West bus depot. Anna Nagar has several established schools and colleges, places of worship, shopping areas with both independent shops and chain stores, and numerous restaurants. The 2nd avenue is an arterial road in Anna Nagar which has emerged as a hub for several restaurants and shops. There are also a number of midsize hospitals and nursing homes catering to the local population.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Anna Nagar, India. Explore Anna Nagar travel guide before you plan your trip here. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Puducherry, India. Add Puducherry to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Vivekananda House And Museum, Marina Beach, Fort St George. To reach Anna Nagar, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Pondicherry Airport. Tour packages of Anna Nagar are of 1 to 2 days duration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Anna Nagar.

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

    • Air Pollution 65.28 (High)
    • Water Pollution 71.53 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.31 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 69.75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58.89 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 72.09 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 61.73 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 60.95 (High)
  • How safe is Anna Nagar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Anna Nagar.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.61 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.47 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.02 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 74.61 (High)
    • Car Stealing 34.03 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.58 (Low)
    • Attacks 35.69 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.91 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.15 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.64 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.79 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.62 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.87 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Anna Nagar is 107.24 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 59.9 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 53.22 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 75.89 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.55 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 25.14 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 71.24 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.33 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 55.66 (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 Anna Nagar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.79 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 25.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 41.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.56 USD

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