Parel Tourism, India

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Parel or Lower Parel is a neighbourhood of Mumbai. It lends its name to two railway stations (Parel and Lower Parel) on the Mumbai Suburban Railway. Parel West is also known as Elphinstone due to the Elphinstone Road railway station that lies in close proximity to the neighbourhood. Many of the cotton mills in Mumbai and housing for their employees were in this area until the beginning of the 21st century when most of these mills were shut down. Lower Parel, which too was once dominated by textile mills till the 1980s, morphed into a posh locality as part of the redevelopment of Mumbai mills. The area is now dominated by luxury skyscraper apartments, upscale restaurants and pubs, premium office space, luxury hotels, and boutiques.


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Facts and Stats for Parel*

  • Pollution Statistics in Parel

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

    • Air Pollution 77.28 (High)
    • Water Pollution 76.45 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 71.07 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 77.95 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58.21 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 74.43 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 71.05 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 65.82 (High)
  • Parel: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 42.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 43.14 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 39.11 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75.59 (High)
    • Car Stealing 40.94 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.69 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.51 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 41.32 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.12 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 56.65 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.36 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.48 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 49.04 (Moderate)
  • Living in Parel - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Parel is 87.43 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 55.54 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 71.48 (High)
    • Pollution Index 85.63 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 58.19 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 30.19 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 65.61 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 29.75 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 71.35 (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 Parel

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.53 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 59.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 37.72 USD

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

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