Pondicherry is the beautiful costal city, located on the shore of Majestic Bay of Bengal, India. Pondicherry is the capital city of the Union Territory of Puducherry. It’s popularly called as “Pondy” and the largest city in the territory. Pondicherry is the former French colony and now popular tourist destination in Southern India.
Pondicherry is the union of former French Establishments of Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam, which ornaments entire South India.This beautiful coastal city is tagged as “Peaceful Pondicherry”. In this city, all major roads lead to the beach. It makes travellers to feel that they are living at the South of France. Pondicherry also affectionately called as “’The French Riviera of the East”, “India’s Little France” and “Quintessence of French Culture”. Even now, this city is spiced with French culture, tradition and number tourist spots in Pondicherry to delight the travellers.
In the past, Pondicherry is under colonial rule of Dutch, Portuguese, British and French rulers. By contrast, historic places in Pondicherry like Arikamedu, Ariyankuppam, Kakayanthoppe, Villianur and Bahur which were annexed by French rulers. In the 1674, French acquired Puducherry from British India. On November 1, 1954, the French properties in India was reassigned to Indian Union and rehabilitated as Union Territory. In 1963, officially Pondicherry was the integral part of India. Pondicherry tourist places package covers exploring the scenic beauty of this coastal town with more comfort.
Pondicherry is perfect destination for leisure and budget travellers to spend their vacation on the most scenic land. This city resembles the French architecture with several colonial buildings, statues, churches, systematic town planning as well as local Tamil style architecture. The most popular tourist attractions in Pondicherry includes spending your time on visiting coastal beaches, namely Promenade Beach, Rocky Beach, Auroville Beach, and Serenity Beach.
Sri Aurobindo Ashram is another popular tourist attraction in Pondicherrythat draws travellers from all over the world, to visit City of Dawn an experimental city in Auroville.Pondicherry visiting places include number of temples and churches which were built during 18th and 19th century. Here, you can explore number of tourist destinations like Gandhi statue, Children’s Park & Dupleix Statue,Nehru Statue, Romain Rolland Library,French War Memorial,Pondicherry Museum, etc.
Apart from several tourist destinations, there are so many hotels and restaurants to have delicious cuisine that cater Europeans taste buds. For others, there are several Indian, Chinese, Continental and fast food restaurants to choose from. Pondicherry is popular weekend destination, which can be easily reached from popular cities like Chennai and Bangalore, primarily for lower taxation on alcoholic beverages.
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Pondicherry is top tourist spots in India. This city is just located 150 Kms from Chennai. Travels in Pondicherry are well facilitated with sophisticated bus terminal, railway station and newly constructed domestic air terminal.
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