Pondicherry or Puducherry is one of the Indian union territory and the city is the largest in Puducherry. The capital city also known as Pondy has the monumnents of four Dutch, Portuguese, British and French colonial era. Pondicherry is a popular tourist destination in South India and has many colonial buildings, churches,statues and temples such as Raj Niwas,Auro Beach, Gingee Fort,White Town,Science Centre and Planetarium,Bharati Government Park, Panjavadi Temple,Pondicherry Museum,Le Cafe for a morning Coffee and Hotel Atithi for dinner.
Start your day with the blessing of Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Dedicated to the god Ganesa. Visit the most popular beaches of Pondicherry, Paradise Beach, Rocky Beach and Seaside Promenade beach.
Promenade Beach is the pride of Puducherry along the Bay of Bengal. The 1.2km long stretch of beachfront has the major tourist attractions such as Le Cafe,Mahatma Gandhi statue,Dupleix Park, Promenade and War Memorial.
Chunnambar Backwater in Pondicherry is a perfect picnic spot to unwind yourself, followed by Auroville pavilion,Matrimandir, Botanical Garden and French War Memorial.
Matrimandir is the famous landmark of Pondicherry, situated at the centre of Auroville. The Matrimandir is a place for individual silent concentration and peace.
Go to Aurobindo Ashram for inner peace, And then shop around ashram and walk towards AURO Beach. During the late afternoon and evenings you can roam around the city and visit these churches The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Immaculate Conception Cathedral and Eglise de notre Dame des Anges.
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is the most famous pilgrimage spots for Christian and one of the must visit Church in Puducherry. Other well known Churches in Puducherry are Our Lady of Angels Church and Immaculate Conception Cathedral.