Another French era habitation, the Botanical garden, and aquarium were established in 1826 by CS Perrotet. The garden and the aquarium are close by and are spread over an area of 22 acres of land. The botanical garden is home to exotic plants, which are of great interest to researchers and students. The aquarium also has a great variety of marine life. This is a good place for a leisurely family outing as the botanical garden also houses a toy train and a number of colourful fountains. If you are a nature loving person then this place is definitely for you. Who doesn’t like a soothing and relaxing time in a botanical garden. You should definitely visit this place in Pondicherry.
-The Garden is open from 10AM to 5PM and you can visit this place throughout the year.
-The entry fee for adults is INR 10 and for children it is INR 5.
Visitor timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Entry fees: Adults – INR 10, Children – INR 5, separate charges for train ride and aquarium visit