In & Around Pondicherry

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Auroville 

It is one of the biggest manmade crystal structures ever. It focuses on human unity and integrity. It is the most beautiful place to concentrate, meditate and find some inner peace. The centre remains open every day from 0930 Hrs to 1730 Hrs and has an exhibition of the significance of the project.

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Promenade beach

This place has a peaceful boardwalk of almost 1.5 kilometres. Most favorite place for tourists to spend some quality time with family and friends. You can find the memorial, a statue of Joan of Arc and the heritage town hall located on it. Additionally, one can also spot the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, an old lighthouse, and the remains of the old pier.

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Heritage Walking Tour

This is a unique experience for tourists. You can discover the French town by road. The city has a signature style architecture which is very vibrant and colourful. The grey and white buildings of 'Ashram Town', Tamil and Muslim quarters are beautiful in its own way.

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Paradise Beach

This is one of the best beaches in Pondicherry. It has a narrow strip of land between the sea and backwaters. You can choose either boat or bikes to reach the beach strip. This beach is very clean, well maintained and the perfect place to spend some quality time with family

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Chunnambar Boat House
 

Chunnambar river is famous for its backwaters, lush greenery, boat house,  coconut trees along the shores that increase the serenity of the place. 

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Churches in Pondicherry


Pondicherry has some really beautiful churches. The architecture is unique and inclined to french and dutch culture. Churches host the shrine of The Lady Of Good Health.

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Aayi Mandapam
 

Aayi Mandapam is a white monument built by Nepoleon 3, the ruler of french dynasty. It is a center piece of a famous park in pondicherry. Best place to visit and relax.

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Ousteri lake
 

If you desire to go out for a boat ride or just take a stroll through the famous backwaters of pondicherry then this lake is the best. You can experience rowing boats, motor boats etc.

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Grand Bazaar 
 

The international and domestic tourists who visit Pondicherry will enjoy this market.The market offers best quality flowers, seafood, and veggies that are special in Pondicherry. It is worth visiting this place.

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Divine Temples in Pondicherry
 

Pondicherry is well known for the divine temples apart from beautiful beaches and churches. The Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple and Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple both are unique in its own way.