Must see points of interest in Pondicherry

Here's a list of Must see points of interest in Pondicherry recommended by our experts:

Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple

Temple in Pondicherry
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One of the most ancient temples in Pondicherry, its origin dates back to centuries ago, even before the French settlement. Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, this ...

Paradise Beach

Beach in Pondicherry
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Paradise Beach is the perfect location for you. The beach with shining golden sands is ideal for adventurous and exciting water sports which are hard to miss. ...

Church Of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus

Church in Pondicherry
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In the year 1895 on June 23rd when he dedicated the people of Pondicherry to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, he decided to build a monument like Mont Martre here. ...

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Place to Visit in Pondicherry
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The Sri Aurobindo Ashram located on rue de la Marine, is one of the most well known and wealthiest ashrams in India, with devotees from India and all over the ...

Eglise De Notre Dame Des Anges

Church in Pondicherry
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Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges Church is one of the most popular churches of Pondicherry, located at Rue Dumas. It has beautiful white marble stonework that ...

Seaside Promenade

Place to Visit in Pondicherry
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Seaside Promenade is one of the oldest attractions in Pondicherry. The location is awesome and the view of the sea is breathtakingly beautiful. Whats more you ...

Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple

Temple in Pondicherry
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The Varadaraja Perumal Temple is located at Villianur, which also has the Thirukameshwar Temple. These temples were built during 12th century along with two ...

Eglise De Notre Dame De La Conception Immaculee Church

Church in Pondicherry
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The Eglise de Notre Dame de la Conception Immaculee Church is dedicated to Saint Peters. This is famously known as the Church of Capuchins that was founded in ...

French War Memorial

Monument in Pondicherry
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The stylish French War Memorial, located in the renowned Goubert Avenue, is a monument for those soldiers who lost their lives in the First World War. Annual ...

Bharati Park

Park in Pondicherry
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Bharathi Park, also known as Government Park is a well planned structure that has been a major tourist attraction since the times of the British. Surrounded by ...

Chunnambar Boat House

Place to Visit in Pondicherry
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Chunnambar Boat House, the popular boating venue, is famous for its backwaters and lush greenery on either side. Tourists can enjoy boating at the Boat House ...

Serenity Beach

Beach in Pondicherry
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This beach is located quite far from the main city (around 15 KMs). Its in the outskirts of Pondicherry. This beach is popularly known as Boat House, as you can...

Ousteri Lake

Lake/River/Water body in Pondicherry
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Osudu Lake is a very quiet place. We can make boating and observe the different species of birds that live there.

Kanniga Parameswari Temple

Temple in Pondicherry
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Kanniga Parameswari Temple on M.G.Road is an ancient Devi temple having a blend of both Tamil and French architecture. A popular place of religious importance- ...

Statue Of Dupleix

Place to Visit in Pondicherry
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One of the most famous attractions in Pondicherry, the Statue of Dupleix remind you of the strong French connection associated with Pondicherry. The statue is ...

Jawahar Toy Museum

Museum in Pondicherry

For most of us, the sight of dolls can still send us into a tizzy, regardless of how old we are. If that's you, then definitely head over to the Doll museum. ...

Ananda Ranga Pillai House

Place to Visit in Pondicherry
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Ananda Ranga Pillai House is one of the oldest buildings in the town. Doubtlessly a must-visit attraction, this house belongs to Ananda Ranga Pillai- a courtier...

Auro Beach

Beach in Pondicherry
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Puducherry has been described by National geographic as "a glowing highlight of subcontinental sojourn". Puducherry has four main beaches which are very popular...

Botanical Garden

Park in Pondicherry
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The Botanical Garden and Aquarium was established by CS Perrotet in the year 1826. There is a wide collection of rare and exotic plants present in the garden, ...

Park Monument (aayi Mandapam)

Monument in Pondicherry

"Built in the centre of the beautiful Bharati Park, Park Monument (Aayi Mandapam) is one of the most iconic structures of Pondicherry. Named after a famous ...

Raj Niwas

Place to Visit in Pondicherry

Raj Niwas is known as the 'Palais du Gouvernement', which was built during 18th century. It is now the residence of the Lieutenant Governor ofPondicherry, ...

Pondicherry Beach

Beach in Pondicherry
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Pondicherry Beach is a popular beach, which is a perfect venue for enjoying the cool breeze and relaxing after a tiring day. This is a secluded beach which is ...

Pondicherry Museum

Museum in Pondicherry
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The Puducherry Museum has a rare collection of articles that were excavated from the Arikamedu site near the region of Pondicherry. The relics reveal the ...

Sri Tantonreeswara Temple

Temple in Pondicherry

Sri Tantonreeswara Temple is named after the local deity Nedunthuyartheertha, the consort of Tantondrinathar or Swayambhu Iswara. The temple was declared as a ...

Sri Kodeeswaramudayar

Temple in Pondicherry
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The temple premises house a statue, a broken 'kuthuvilakku' and some other vessels that were discovered from Perumal Koil Maidan in March 1972 and are presently...