Places around Pondicherry with Water

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1/10 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with Water
Arikamedu
7 kms from Pondicherry city limits
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Arikamedu is an unequalled archaeological attraction in the union territory of Puducherry. This stand-alone historical site is said to be the only evidence of trade relations of then Tamil dynasty with Romans, dating back to 2nd century BC. Located on the outskirts of Veerapattinam village, this ancient land also offers a breath-taking panoramic view of coconut trees and Mango plantations. It is at a distance of 7 kms from the capital town, Pondicherry and takes about 20 minutes to reach.

Arikamedu is a scenic city located on the banks of Ariyankuppam river. Arikamedu was once a m...

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2/10 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with Water

Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar is a temple devoted to Hindu god, Lord Ganesha. It is one of most predominant temples of Puducherry. The grand architecture of the temple has a remarkable history, which is said to be dating back to 3 centuries, even before the arrival of French, who colonised Puducherry later. The temple is at a distance of 4. 4 kms from city center and takes about 14 minutes to reach.

The word "Manal" in Tamil means sand, and "Kulam" means pond near the sea, which is earlier said to have sand around the pond. The deity is called as Manal Kulathu Vinayagar, which trans...

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3/10 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with Water
Auroville Beach, Pondicherry
11 kms from Pondicherry city limits
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Auroville Beach is a sandy beach situated along the shoreline of the east coast of the peninsula. Another name for the beach is Auro Beach, meaning it is in the Auroville region. Auroville Beach is one of the more popular beaches in the Pondicherry area. Auroville Beach is a popular destination for tourists and thus it gets pretty crowded on the weekends. Auroville Beach is located at a distance of around 11 kms from Pondicherry city, and it takes about 25-30 minutes to get to the beach

Auro beach is a 2 kilometer stretch on the coast. There are several entry and exit points to the ...

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4/10 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with Water
Chunnabaram Boat House
7 kms from Pondicherry city limits
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Chunnambar Boat House, the popular boating venue, is famous for its backwaters and lush greenery on either side. It offers great water sporting adventure and is an ideal place for having a relaxed sun bath. The sand is clean, and the water is crystal clear. There's a sizeable crowd - families, groups of youngsters, men nursing cold beers - yet serenity abounds. Chunnambar Boat House is 7 Kms past Pondicherry, along the Cuddalore Main Road. Located at a point where the Chunnambar River backwaters meet the Bay of Bengal, it has something for everyone,and can be reached by bus,taxi or auto ricksh...

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5/10 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with Water

Manakula Vinayagar Temple is a historic Hindu Temple situated in the union territory of Puducherry is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Jawahar Toy Museum is located at a distance of 25 kms from the Pondicherry city center.

The Manakula Vinayagar Temple is of substantial antiquity and history as it is a 500 year old temple. The main deity of this temple is Lord Ganesha. Lord Ganesha is considered to be the Lord of knowledge and wisdom. In ancient times, there was a pond situated at the western end of this temple. And due to the proximity of the sea nearby, the pond had i...

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6/10 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with Water
Ousteri Lake
10 kms from Pondicherry city limits
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Ousteri lake, often seen on maps as Osudu lake is a large freshwater lake in Puducherry. Spread over 390 hectares, this man-made lake is shared between Tamil Nadu and the union territory of Puducherry. For a day away from the buzzing city and crowd, this isolated lake just offers the visitors the right amount of solitude. It is located at a distance of 10 kms from the Puducherry city center.

The scenic location of the Ousteri lake is famous for hosting a wide range of migratory birds. The tourism department has recorded more than 40 migratory birds that visit the Ousteri lake all t...

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7/10 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with Water
Paradise Beach, Pondicherry
7 kms from Pondicherry city limits
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Paradise beach, also known as Plage Paradiso, is a located on the east coast of the peninsula. Paradise Beach is one of the top tourist attractions of Puducherry. The real name of the beach is Chunnambar Beach, but it got the name of Paradise beach because of it's peaceful and serene atmosphere. The beach is about 7 kms from Pondicherry city center. To best way to get to the beach is drive to Chunnambar Boat house, which takes approximately 15-20 minutes. The beach is only accessible from this boathouse. Visitors take a boat from the boat house to get to Paradise Beach.

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8/10 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with Water
Promenade Beach, Pondicherry
Within Pondicherry city limits
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The Promenade Beach, also known as the Rock Beach, is one of the most famous beachs in Puducherry among the tourists that stretches along the city of Puducherry along the coastal line of the Bay of Bengal. It is located very close to Puducherry city limits.

The Promenade Beach is a total of 1. 2 to 1. 5 kilometre stretch along the Bay of Bengal line. This is one of the most visited and highly demanded tourist attractions at the city of Puducherry. The Promenade Beach is locally known as Puducherry Beach. Visitors of all age groups are permitted to relax, detox and take a good strol...

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9/10 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with Water
Serenity beach
10 kms from Pondicherry city limits
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Serenity beach on the east coast of Tamil Nadu in Puducherry is one of the least known beaches facing the Bay of Bengal. Just as the name suggests, serenity beach stands out to be calm and peaceful, taking one to the state of tranquillity. It is perfect for outdoor activities, or to lay on those silky sands. It is around 10 kms from the north of the Puducherry town

Long stretches of golden sand spread over the serenity beach, sparkling azure blue waters offer a delightful view. The warm waters and smooth sands are perfect for a relaxing day. It is one of the easily accessible beaches ...

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10/10 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with Water
Varadharaja Perumal Temple
8 kms from Pondicherry city limits
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Varadharaja Perumal Temple is a prominent and historic Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is located in Thirubuvanai village, Pondicherry. It is 8 kms away from Puducherry city center.

Varadharaja Perumal Temple is a fine example of Dravidian style of architecture. Varadharaja Perumal Temple is enclosed by a granite wall and has a five tiered rajagopuram - the gateway tower. The rajagopuram is 100 ft high. Varadharaja Perumal Temple was built by the Cholas during 11th century, later it was expanded by the Pandyas. The temple has an image of Varadharaja Perumal in standing p...

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