Kelambakkam Tourism

Visit Kelambakkam - Best of Kelambakkam

Kelambakkam is a rapidly growing suburb of Chennai in Tamil Nadu state in India. It is situated on the Old Mamallapuram Road (also known as the IT corridor/Rajiv Gandhi Salai). It is located just 5 km from Siruseri IT Park. It is another important junction which connects GST and ECR Road after Sholinganalur. Tourist attractions include Kovalam beach, the old church for St. Mary in Kovalam, Thiruvidanthai Nithya Kalyana Perumal temple and Tiruporur Murugan Temple. Kelambakkam attracts office workers from nearby SIPCOT siruseri IT/BPO companies. One of the most important health centers in the region is Chettinad Health City. It houses a hospital and a nursing college called Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute (CHRI) under Chettinad University. Chettinad University attracts students not only from India but also other parts of Asia. Another prominent health care centre on the Vandalur Road is Praveena Hospital which provides outpatient services to people from areas nearby. Famous Saibaba Temple is very nearby. Sri Siva Shankar Baba's Ashram called Sree Ramarajya is situated off the Vandalur Road in Kelambakkam. A residential area in Kelambakkam is Sathankuppam. Many nagars have been developed here, like Jothy Nagar, Jothy Nagar Welfare Land,ANNA NAGAR, Kanaga Parameshwaran Nagar, Balaji Nagar, Ajith nagar, Mogambigai Nagar, Susheela Nagar, Ganapathi nagar, Lakshmi Avenue, Krishna nagar, VIP Nagar, Sri Sai Vighar and Sri nagar, Srinivasa Nagar, Rajeshwari Nagar. Kelambakkam has a fish market. The population in this area is around 20000. The Kelambakkam quarry is a trail for off-road enthusiasts from Chennai. Many apartments like Purva Swanlake, Akshaya Today, Akshaya January, PBEL city, Vijay Shanthi(Lotus Pond) and villas like Humming Gardens, Vijaya Raja has came up in Kelambakkam. Many leading banks like HDFC bank, AXIS bank, Tamilnadu Mercantile Bank, ICICI Bank and City Union Bank are available in Kelambakkam. All automobile showrooms like ROYAL Enfield, Yamaha, Hero, Honda, TVS, SUZUKI are available in Kelambakkam. The area is one of the 163 notified areas (megalithic sites) in the state of Tamil Nadu.


Planning a vacation to Kelambakkam in India? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Kelambakkam is located at a short trip away from Puducherry a major city in India. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Puducherry for its bountiful attractions like Vivekananda House And Museum, Marina Beach, Fort St George on your trip to Kelambakkam. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Pondicherry Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Kelambakkam.

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Facts and Stats for Kelambakkam*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kelambakkam

    Know the pollution level of Kelambakkam before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 70.09 (High)
    • Water Pollution 72.99 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.58 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 73.26 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 60.03 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 74.52 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 64.6 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 63.68 (High)
  • Kelambakkam: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kelambakkam for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kelambakkam.

    • Burglary and Theft 46.76 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.84 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.84 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 73.57 (High)
    • Car Stealing 35.58 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.61 (Low)
    • Attacks 37.36 (Low)
    • Drug offense 34.41 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.24 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.17 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.13 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.81 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kelambakkam - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Kelambakkam is 111.72 (High)

    • Safety Index 58.27 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 55.17 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 79.79 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45.33 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 27.15 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 70.04 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.77 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 73.81 (Moderate)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kelambakkam

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kelambakkam

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.65 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 47.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 33.61 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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