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Pondicherry Travel Guide

Pondicherry At a Glance
  • Capital City:Puducherry
  • Population:9,73,829
  • Area
  • Geo Location:South
  • Average Climate: 20 °C-40°C
  • Best Time to Visit: Octobers to March


Tour to Pondicherry would take you to exotic locales that comprises of grand monuments and natural landscapes. The land consists of four dispersed coastal enclaves. They are namely:-

  • Pondicherry is presently known as Puducheri
  • Karaikal located in Tamilnadu
  • Yanam in Andhra Pradesh
  • Mahe in Kerala located on the west coast.

On your trip you would realize it is a meeting point of all cultures. People located here speak in almost 55 languages. The natural beauty of the land mesmerizes the travelers and makes them want to stay in the place for more time. The overall ambiance is relaxed, perfect for a family or a romantic vacation. 

Monuments to see in Pondicherry

Most people plan a tour to Pondicherry owing to the wonderful monuments and buildings that the land has. Some date years back in history and carry interesting artifacts. They have their specific timings when they are open to public view. We have listed some of the eminent names for you:-

  • Aayimandapam
  • French War Memorial
  • Ananda Ranga Pillai Mansion
  • Bharathi Memorial Museum
  • Bharathidasan Museum
  • the Statue of Dupleix
  • The Statue of Joan of arc
  • 19th Century Lighthouse
  • Place Du Gouvernment
  • Jawahar Toy Museum
  • Pondicherry Museum and Library

Places in and around Pondicherry

The popular places in and around the place that you can visit on your trip are:-

  • Auroville
  • Matri Mandir
  • Villiayanur
  • Gingee
  • Pichchavaram
  • Poompuhar
  • Mamallapuram
  • Karaikal
  • Nagore
  • Tranquebar
  • Velankanni
  • Chidambaram

Reaching Pondicherry is easy. The place has a well connected road network that connects it to places like Chennai and Bangalore. You can also reach the place via air route.