Attractions

Pondicherry Attractions

  • PROMENADE BEACH

    The 1.5 km long promenade running along the beach is the pride of Puducherry.

    One can relax or take a stroll at any time of the day, though the best time would be early in the mornings and late evenings when the road is closed to vehicular traffic.

  • FRENCH INSTITUTE

    The French Institute of Pondicherry (French: Institut Français de Pondichéry) is a French financially autonomous institution in Puducherry, India, under the joint supervision of the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MAEE) and the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS).

  • MANAKULA VINAYAGAR TEMPLE

    An important itinerary of Pondicherry pilgrimage is a visit to the Manakula Vinayagar Temple. The ancient temple was constructed three centuries ago and still stands in all its magnificent glory.

  • ARIKAMEDU

    Arikamedu, the ancient Roman trade centre is 4 Kms. south of Puducherry on the right bank of Ariyankuppam River. It has a long history that dates back to the second century B.C. The port town was inhabited by Romans, Cholas and French who left their mark on this wonderful place.