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Things to do in Puducherry

A traveller has many fun things to do in Pondicherry, which includes a sightseeing tour to the Aurobindo Ashram in Auroville, the three beaches – Serenity, Quiet and Reppo, near the town, the French Institute with some of the rare old French books, the Botanical Gardens and the Pondicherry Museum, to name a few. Some prominent churches to see in Pondicherry are the Sacred Heart Church and Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. There are also many temples around Pondicherry where one can pay their visits.

Shopping in Pondicherry is all about buying bags and footwear made out of leather. One can also find good quality batik fabrics here. Take a river cruise, or go boating, or just take a leisurely walk along the beaches for outdoor activities. One can also take a yoga class from the many yoga centres running in the state. Come to Pondicherry during the International Yoga Festival, the Festival of Pondicherry, and the Villianur Temple Car Festival and get absorbed in the merriment.

Sightseeing in Puducherry

As far as sightseeing goes Pondicherry has quite a bit to offer to the traveller.


Shopping in Puducherry

Shopping in Puducherry can be an experience in itself. Visitors could miss out a lot of shopping if they are unable to visit Puducherry and Auroville.

Activities in Puducherry

In Pondicherry the outdoor activities are centered around the various beaches in the vicinity.

Festivals & Events in Puducherry

Puducherry celebrates festivals with fervour. Pongal, Easter, Dassehra, Diwali and Christmas are celebrated with enthusiasm, but some of the special events like the International Yoga Festival held in January each year attracts hordes of visitors as this is a particularly festive time with a variety of dance forms on display.

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