Kalpakkam is in state of Tamil Nadu in India. The town's main employer is a nuclear power plant.
Kalpakkam is well connected from Chennai by bus. It is en-route to Pondicherry from Chennai just after Mahabalipuram. All buses bound Pondicherry via the East Coast Road will take you to Kalpakkam.
- Sadras the village abutting the township is an old Dutch settlement. One can find the ruins of the old Dutch fort that once existed here.
- Around 15 km from Kalpakkam is Thirukazhukundram also known as Pakshi Theertham.
Mahabalipuram is around 12 km from Kalpakkam.
Kalpakkam Beach is the place were u can get out and have fun in the sun...
Nesco(Nuclear Employes Social and Cultural Organization) is a perfect place for sports and entertainment.
The back water Bridge is one place where u can see the beautiful sunset.