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Pondicherry Travel Guide with Tour Packages

Pondicherry is the capital city and the largest city of the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry. The city of Pondicherry is situated in Puducherry district of the union territory and officially known by the alternative name Puducherry in Tamil. Pondicherry city consists of 42 wards. Wards 1-10 are located in north of the city. Wards 11-19 are located in Boulevard Town and remaining wards are located in the southwest of the downtown.

Pondicherry is a popular tourist destination in South India. The city has many colonial buildings, churches, temples, and statues which, combined with the systematic town planning and planned French style avenues, which are still preserved much of the colonial ambiance. The Sri Aurobindo Ashram, located on rue de la Marine, is one of the most important ashrams in India, founded by the renowned Freedom Fighter and spiritual philosopher Sri Aurobindo. Auroville is an "experimental" township located 8 km north-west of Pondicherry. It is meant to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony, above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities. Pondicherry is well-connected to Chennai and many cities via Road Transport and connected very well via Rail Transport from major metro cities.

Tourist Attractions in Pondicherry

  • Rock Beach
  • Auro Ville
  • Botanical Garden