Saligramam Tourism

Saligramam (சாலிகிராமம் ) is a residential locality situated in the western part of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India. Saligramam is surrounded by Vadapalani in the East Virugambakkam in the West, KK Nagar in the South and Koyambedu in the north. Saligramam was part of Saidapet Taluk in Chengleput District before it was merged with Chennai City and District in the Year 1977. Saligramam was having the Majority of Film Studios. Prasad Studio, AVM studios, Majestic Sudios, Vasu Studios, Shyamala Studios, Star studios, Prakash Studios, Bharani Studios, Arunachalam Studios are some among them. Now Prasad Studio, AVM studios are only operational. Prasad Film Labs and other cine production houses and rerecording theatres are located here. Most Cine personalities and workers are resided over them. SSR Pankajam is famous cine theatre. Sooriya Hospital & Bharani hospital are the leading hospitals in Chennai located here. Arcot Road is the Major road connecting Vadapalani and Virugambakkam via Saligramam. Arunachalam Road is the major road with leading Banks, ATMs, Commercial Complexs, major shops.


A place in India, Saligramam is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. 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 Saligramam, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Pondicherry Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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

    • Air Pollution 68.13 (High)
    • Water Pollution 72.78 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.8 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 72.21 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 60.58 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 73.54 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 63.8 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.01 (High)
  • How safe is Saligramam for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Saligramam.

    • Burglary and Theft 45.7 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.25 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.72 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 35.62 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.67 (Low)
    • Attacks 36.98 (Low)
    • Drug offense 35.28 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.3 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.14 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.43 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.57 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.16 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Saligramam is 106.76 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 58.37 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 53.22 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 78.4 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.06 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.56 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 70.84 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.43 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 62.97 (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 Saligramam

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.81 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 43.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.39 USD

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