With its chilled out laid-back atmosphere, Puducherry Tourism’s tagline ‘Give time a break’, aptly sums up a holiday spent here. Pondicherry (Puducherry), with its quaint French names, its boulevards and grand villas is dotted with restaurants and cafes serving French and international cuisine, and delicious seafood.
1. Promenade Beach
Promenade Beach is one of Pondicherry’s most enduring landmarks and its most popular beach. While the beach per se is a rocky stretch, the 1.5 km long Beach Road or Goubert Avenue, which runs parallel to the Beach, is well-maintained and is a great place for a leisurely evening stroll.
2. Manakula Vinayagar Temple
Manakula Vinayagar Temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha is a famous temple in Puducherry (Pondicherry).
3. Chunnambar Backwaters
The Chunnambar Backwaters is a very popular destination for fun, sports, romance, and beauty. The water is clean and the sand pristine.
4. Aurobindo Ashram
Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry’s most well-known tourist attraction attracts spiritual seekers not only from India but from across the globe.
5. Auroville Beach
Auroville Beach is a beautiful beach located in the vicinity of Auroville. It is situated along the shoreline bordering the Bay of Bengal and is a famous destination among tourists who visit Pondicherry.