Tourist Place


PONDICHERRY BOTANICAL GARDEN

The Botanical Gardens add great educational and recreational value to Puducherry. The gate leading to the garden is reminiscent of French architecture and it stands out from its immediate surroundings because it is smack in the middle of the old Tamil town. The Botanical Gardens were laid out in 1826 in ornate French style, with pruned trees, beautiful flower beds and gravel lined paths and fou...read more

OUSTERI LAKE

The century old man-made Ousteri Lake - also referred to as Osudu Lake - is situated about 10 kms from Puducherry town and has been recognized as one of the important wetlands of Asia by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) and it is the most important freshwater lake in the Pondicherry region. The structure of the lake is complex - consisting of water...read more

SERENITY BEACH

Serenity beach is on the way from Pondicherry to Auroville. The beach is quiet and peaceful during the weekdays,however on weekends one will see a lot of locals there. It’s advisable to visit during the day and one can easily spend 2 – 3 hoursthe beach also has few shacks, serving quick bite and sea food.

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ENGLISH DE NOTRE DAME DES ANGES

Our Lady of Angels Church (also called Eglise de notre Dame des Anges,White Chapel, Kaps Koil) is the fourth oldest church in Puducherry, a Union territory in South India. The original structure was built in Greco Roman architecture by Napolean III in 1855, with the architect being Louis Guerre. It is the only church that offers mass in three languages namely French, Tamil andEnglish.

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THE BASILICA OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, situated on the south boulevard of Pondicherry in Puducherry,India, is an oriental specimen of Gothic architecture. It contains rare stained glass panels depicting events from the life of Christ and saints of the Catholic Church.[1]In recent  years it has become one of the famous pilgrimage spots for Christians

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PARADISE BEACH ISLAND

Paradise Beach is an Australian television series made by Village Roadshow Pictures. It is associated with New World Television for the Nine Network that aired between 1993 and 1994. The series was created by Wayne Doyle and is set around characters living and workingon  Queensland's  Gold Coast and was filmed largely on location, offering views of crashing waves, golden beaches and s...read more

PROMENADE/GANDHI BEACH

Promenade Beach (or, known as, "Gandhi Beach") is the popular stretch of beachfront inthe city of Puducherry, India, along theBay of Bengal. It is a 1.2-kilometre-long stretch in Pondicherry, s

tarts from War Memorial and end at Dupleix Park on the Goubert Ave.

Distance from Airport : 5km

ARULMIGU MANAKULA VINAYAGAR TEMPLE

 is a Hindu temple in the Union Territory of Puducherry, India. Dedicated to the god Ganesa, it is a popular pilgrimage site and tourist destination in Puducherry.[1] The temple is of considerable antiquity and predates French occupation of the territory. During the tenure of Dupleix, there were attempts to destroy the temple but the temple was finally spared owing to strong protests from ...read more

FRENCH COLONY / WHITE TOWN

The plan of the city of Pondicherry is based on the French grid pattern and features perpendicular streets. The town is divided into two sections: the French Quarter (Ville Blanche or 'White Town') and the Indian quarter (Ville Noire or 'Black Town'). Many streets retain French names, and villas in French architectural styles are a common sight. In the French quarter, the buildings are typicall...read more

AUROVILLE

Auroville (City of Dawn) is an experimental township. It was founded in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa (known as "the Mother") and designed by architect Roger Anger. Auroville is a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony, above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities. The purpose of Auroville is to realize human unity.

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