Pompuhar Tourism

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Puhar (also known as Poompuhar) is a town in the Nagapattinam district in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It was once a flourishing ancient port city known as Kaveri poompattinam, which for a while served as the capital of the early Chola kings in Tamilakam. Puhar is located near the end point of the Kaveri river, aside the sea coast. it is mentioned in the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea. it is now established by marine archaeological research conducted by the National institute of marine archaeology, Goa that much of the town was washed away by progressive erosion and floods. submerged wharves and several meter lengths of pier walls have excavated in recent times have corroborated the literary references to Poompuhar. It was rebuilt several times after that. Ancient Pottery dating back to the 4th century BCE have been discovered off shore by marine archaeologists east of this town.

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Facts and Stats for Pompuhar*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pompuhar

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

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pompuhar - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 79.31 (High)
    • 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 Pompuhar

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 1.87 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 23.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 31.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 28.09 USD

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

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