Now a Union Territory, Pondicherry preserves the French legacy in its colonial stress, the white town quarter, buildings, restaurants, and so on. Pondicherry belongs to the east coast of the state of Tamil Nadu, covering an area of 294 sq. km, and is home to various tourist attractions besides beaches. All you need is compact tour guidance for hassle-free exploration.
Arikamedu, an archaeological place, holds Roman existence in India. Considered the mother of all bead centers, Arikamedu is around 10-20 min away from Pondicherry, situated along the Ariyankupppam river. Buses run by Pondicherry Road Transportation Corporation help you reach your destination.
Botanical Garden in the region houses various rare plants with an aquarium. A lotus fountain, a diverse collection of trees, and a toy train ride for kids elevate the beauty of this tourist attraction. It has a minimal distance from the bus stand and the railway station of Pondicherry is 2 mins approx. Choose a comprehensive tour package for a satisfying trip.
The Lighthouse of Pondicherry, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Gokilambal Thirukameswarar Temple, Chidambaram, Immaculate Conception Cathedral, The statue of Dupleix, Meeran Mosque, Ananda Ranga Pillai Mansion, ISKCON Pondicherry, Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jawahar Toy Museum, French War Memorial, Pondicherry Museum, and Bharathi Park are key some sites to visit in Pondicherry.
Chennai International Airport is the nearest to Pondicherry and is well-linked with cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kochi, Hyderabad, Pune. Villupuram Railway Station is well-connected with Chennai, Madurai. Bangalore to Pondicherry trains are also available on a regular basis. Several buses ply often from Trichy, Chennai, Bangalore, Madurai, Chennai to Pondicherry.
Celebrations and Cuisine Delicacy
Regarding Celebrations, Pondicherry performs Pongal, Villianur Temple Car Festival, the Birth Anniversary of Sri Aurobindo Ghosh, Bastille Day, Tamil New Year, Fete De Pondicherry, the International Yoga Festival, Mascarade Festival, French Food Festival, and others. Have the best-in-class trip experiences with budget-friendly Pondicherry tour packages.
No way a destination tour completes without relishing its regional food delicacies. Tamil and French influences in its cuisines you’re about to savor. Some top foods to tickle your tastebuds – Quiche, Spinach crepe, Idi sambhar, Bondas, Pani Puri, Khow suey, Pineapple sheera and medu vadas, Sandwiches, Pesto chicken pizza, Soybean dosa, Pondy Moussaka, Mutton Rolls, and many other delectable dishes. Explore the best of Pondicherry. An incredible trip your way.