Places to visit in Pondicherry

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Pondicherry Beach or the Promenade

Once the central attraction of Pondicherry, today the beach is just a shadow of itself but nevertheless attracts a lot of people. It is a thin strip of land where people come out to stroll in large numbers in the evenings.
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Church of Our Lady of Angels

Our Lady of Angels Church is the fourth oldest church in Pondicherry and was constructed in the year 1855. It is the only church in Pondicherry that offers mass in three languages – Tamil, French, and English.
varadharaja perumal temple

Varadaraja Perumal Temple

A testimony to the pot-pourri of cultures in Pondicherry, the Varadaraja Temple is a well-known Vaishnavite temple in the heart of the city which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Church of Sacred Heart of Jesus

One of the most popular spots in any Pondicherry sightseeing itinerary this Church is a favourite with visitors. This church is famous for its gothic architecture and its stained windows..
French War Memorial

French War Memorial

A 20-century construct built in 1971, the memorial is a tribute to the French soldiers who attained martyrdom in the First World War. To commemorate their memory, every year on Bastille Day, on the July 14, the memorial
Chunnambar Boat House

Chunnambar Boat House

If you feel that you have seen enough of monuments, this destination will reveal a different side of the tourist places in Pondicherry. This is a place that is not on the list of popular places to visit for every tourist but has become..
Pondicherry Museum

Pondicherry Museum

The Pondicherry museum is also one must-see site on the list of Pondicherry sightseeing. A visit to the museum will give a good background to the history of Pondicherry and its colonial past. Some of the interesting artefacts..
Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

Another French era habitation, the Botanical garden, and aquarium were established in 1826 by CS Perrottet. 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
Old Light House

Old Light House

The old lighthouse is an abandoned lighthouse near the Promenade Beach, which was used in the 19-century for guiding ships at sea. The lighthouse was built in 1836 and did not look like its present-day form initially but late..
Serenity Beach

Serenity Beach

If you were disappointed after reading about the promenade and thought that there are no beaches, we are here to tell you that serenity beach will change your mind. A twenty-minute drive to the north of Puducherry town..
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Immaculate Conception Cathedral

The history of this church dates back to 1692 but the present-day structure stands at the place of previous churches that were built and destroyed many times during its history.
Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

One of the most famous places in Pondicherry that especially brings in foreigners by the hordes is the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, a centre for meditation and yoga. Founded in 1926 by the spiritual guru
Auroville

Auroville

Pondicherry sightseeing will be incomplete without a visit to Auroville. Auroville is located around 10 km away from the main city of Pondicherry and is a unique township that saw its foundations laid in 1968..
Paradise Beach

Paradise Beach

The Paradise Beach is known for its splendid backwaters. A place to visit in Pondicherry for people who love Nature and want a calm place to relax themselves. One of the most beautiful beaches in Pondicherry.
Rock Beach

Rock Beach

It is a beautiful place which have rocks just attached to the beach. If you want to watch a beautiful sunrise then this place is for you. One of the most mesmerizing place to visit in Pondicherry. You can even grab some
Shopping in Pondy Bazaar

Shopping in Pondy Bazaar

The tourists visiting Pondicherry love to buy some handmade art pieces. While you are visiting this place you will get many tourist guide and people who help you to take a tour here. You should definitely give it a visit while..
Raj Niwas

Raj Niwas

Raj Niwas is the place where the lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry stay. One of the most historical place and important place to visit in Pondicherry. Some parts are open for the tourists to watch.
Park Monument

Park Monument

One of the most attractive monuments of Pondicherry is the Park Monument. It was built during the period of the Napoleon-III. Tourists still visit this place because of its historical importance. One of the most visited places
Ousteri Lake

Ousteri Lake

A place you can visit to watch a breathtaking sunset. You can sip your coffee and you can watch the sunset here. One of the most pretty place to visit in Pondicherry. You will get to see even many migrating birds who usually
Manakula Vinayagar Temple

Manakula Vinayagar Temple

Who doesn’t like to visit temples when they are out on trips. Temples hold the most historical importance. The Manakula Vinayagar Temple is also a must-visit place in Pondicherry.
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