Padapai Tourism

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Padappai is a town near Chennai, India. It is a small town developing fast in chennai suburbs about 13km from Tambaram connected to Bangalore highway and near Oragadam SIPCOT & many big companies like Nissan, Appolo tyres, Alstom T&D, Infac India are few companies near this small town. The road from Vandalur to Walajabad via Oragadam is known as Padappai road that connects Chennai and Kanchipuram, an alternate road for Chennai Bangalore highway NH 4. Padappai road and Sriperumpudur(NH4) to Singaperumalkoil(NH45) road meets at Oragadam, known as "Oragadam kootu road". The nearby villages in Padappai road (Vandaloor to Walajabad) are Athanancherry, Panapakkam, Vanchuvancherry, Umaianparangcherry, Cherrappanancherry, Nariyampakkam, Karasangal, Oragadam, Ezhichur, Pandruti, Varanavasi, Mettupalayam, Aarambakkam, Uthukkadu, Vembakkam, Devariyampakkam, Kunnavakkam, Thalampattu, Aloor, Eraiyamangalam, Vattambakkam, Eraiyur, Vaipur,Salamangalam, Sirumathur, Samadhuvapuram, and Mannivakkam. Padappai is the name from ancient Tamil which means "Beautiful Flower Garden". Padappai is surrounded by many nursery gardens where you can get variety of samplings for gardens.


Padapai in India offers a unique experience to travellers. 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. Also, to reach Padapai, you'll have to take a flight to Puducherry; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Padapai*

  • Pollution Statistics in Padapai

    Know the pollution level of Padapai 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)
  • Padapai: Crime and Safety

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

    • 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 Padapai - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Padapai is 112.07 (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 27.16 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 70.04 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.7 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 74.5 (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 Padapai

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.61 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 47.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 33.81 USD

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

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