Known as the ‘Europe of India’, Pondicherry is a capital city of the Union Territory of Puducherry. It is widely known of its urban planning and the historical remains of famous statues and monuments built in European styles. The place is connected to the state of Tamil Nadu and is usually a go away or a weekend destination for the people to get separated from the hustle and bustle of city life. A former French colony until 1954, this coastal town of Pondicherry retains a number of colonial buildings, churches, statues, and systematic town planning. Pondicherry is famous for its beaches like, the Auroville beach, Serenity beach, Promenade beach and the Paradise Beach.
Some of the fascinating places to explore are French War Memorial, Statue of Gandhi, Park Monument, Statue of Dupleix and Lighthouse. The place is surrounded by lots of greenery and breathtaking beaches such as Auroville beach, Paradise beach, Rock beach, Promenade beach and Serenity beach.
You can also enjoy many fun activities here. Few of them are Scuba diving, camping, boat ride and bird watching. However, if you are planning to visit Pondicherry then do not miss the opportunity of wandering around the place in a vintage bicycle. Sightseeing on two-wheelers is one of the life experiences in Pondicherry. The place also has some amazing lounge and rooftop bars for all the party animals.
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