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.
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.
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
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 which depict the life and time of Jesus Christ.