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1/4 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with nature
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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2/4 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with nature

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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3/4 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with nature

The Botanical Garden is a historic garden and a tourist attraction in Puducherry city which was once called Colonial Park. It is located towards the south of the New Bus Stand. A popular tourist attraction of Pondicherry, Botanical Garden was established by C. S. Perrotet in the year 1862. The garden is home to several exotic varieties of rare plants as well as an aquarium. It is located with Puducherry city limits.

A mix of endangered and exotic species of plants is spread out all over the place. There are 28 plots dividing the Botanical Garden and each has a separate theme. The g...

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4/4 Places to Visit in Pondicherry with nature
Moolanadhar Temple, Pondicherry
15 kms from Pondicherry city limits
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Moolanadhar Temple is one of the most Historic tourist places in the city of Pondicherry. It is 1400 year old temple built by Paranthaka Cholan which was dedicated to the Hindu deities. This centuries temple is famous for its rock inscriptions and is one of the important sources of south Indian history. This famous temple located in Bahour which is 15 kms from Puducherry city center.

Moolanadhar Temple is one of the most ancient temples around in all of South India. Oral traditions claim that the temple was a center of a learning institution and many people like to associate the na...

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