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.
Pondicherry – Where India meets France
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.