Vasai Tourism

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Vasai (English /ˈvɑːseɪ/), historically known as Bassein or Baçaim is a historical suburban town in Palghar district, north of Mumbai in the Maharashtra state of India. It forms a part of Vasai-Virar city. Many Internationally hit songs including 'Hymn for the weekend' by British Band Coldplay has been shot here. Another Summer hit 'Lean On' by EDM group Major Lazer and DJ Snake was shot in Vasai in 2015. The Portuguese built Bassein Fort here to strengthen their naval superiority over the Arabian Sea. In the 18th century, the fort was taken over by the Maratha army and fell in 1739 after a three-year-long campaign. The British then took over the territory from the Marathas in the First Anglo-Maratha War.

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A place in India, Vasai is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Vasai, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Pune. Pune, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Mahalakshmi Temple, Gateway Of India, Shree Siddhivinayak. Also, to reach Vasai, 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. A holiday in Vasai can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Vasai*

  • Pollution Statistics in Vasai

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

    • Air Pollution 61.61 (High)
    • Water Pollution 72.83 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.17 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 42.71 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.65 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.74 (Moderate)
  • Vasai: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 30.77 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.85 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 23.08 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 32.69 (Low)
    • Drug offense 23.08 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.77 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.69 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.46 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 28.85 (Low)
  • Living in Vasai - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Vasai is 122.42 (High)

    • Safety Index 72.84 (High)
    • Climate Index 71.11 (High)
    • Pollution Index 67.19 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.5 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 29.84 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.77 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 74.56 (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 Vasai

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 53.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.85 USD

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

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