The erstwhile name has been changed to Puducherry and is one of the top attractions in the state. It served as a prominent French colony before the independence of India and has a separate French section in the city that upholds the tradition even today. It is also a spiritual center set on the shores of Bay of Bengal that draw numerous crowds seeking peace of mind.
Nearest Rail Station
Puducherry station is connected to all major cities across India.
Puducherry Airport at Lawspet. Direct flights to Bangalore and Hyderabad operate regularly from the city.
Things to do
- Visiting Aurobindo Ashram & Auroville is a must for every tourist.
- Try the delicious pastries and French breads.
- Participate in water sports at Paradise beach.
- A visit to the French War Memorial.