Sopara Tourism

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Sopara (सोपारा) or Soparaka (Sanskrit: शूर्पारक, Śūrpāraka) (by some identified with the Ophir mentioned in the Hebrew texts) was an ancient port town and the capital of the ancient Aparanta. The site of this ancient town is located near the present day Nala Sopara town in the Thane district, now in the newly created Palghar district, of the state Maharashtra, India. Nala Sopara is one of the busiest western suburbs of Mumbai city. In ancient times, it was the largest township on India's west coast, trading with Mesopotamia, Egypt, Cochin, Arabia and Eastern Africa.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Sopara in India. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Sopara like a local. When planning a trip to Sopara, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Pune. Add Pune to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Mahalakshmi Temple, Gateway Of India, Shree Siddhivinayak. Also, to reach Sopara, you'll have to take a flight to Pune; 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.

Sopara is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

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Facts and Stats for Sopara*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sopara

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

    • Air Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Water Pollution 72.37 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.32 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 56.52 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.37 (Moderate)
  • Sopara: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 31.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.08 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.08 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20.83 (Low)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.17 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 72.92 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 29.17 (Low)
  • Living in Sopara - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Sopara is 109.54 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 71.48 (High)
    • Climate Index 71.48 (High)
    • Pollution Index 68.12 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 49.67 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 28.61 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.22 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 60.95 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sopara

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 52.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.62 USD

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

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