Places around Pondicherry within city

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1/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city

Basilica of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus, Ponducherry is a historic chruch located in Puducherry city. The verses "sanctificavi locum istum, ut sit nomen meum ibi" welcomes the visitors as they take their first step inside. Situated on the south boulevard of Pondicherry, Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, is a quintessential specimen of Gothic architecture and Podicherry history. It is only 2. 5 kms from the Pondicherry bus station.

This hundred year old, ancient edifice is 50 metres long, 48 metres wide and 18 metres high. It is supported by 24 main columns. The Latin engraving ...

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2/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city
Bharathi Park, Puducherry
Within Pondicherry city limits
ArchitectureHistory

The Bharathi Park also known as the Government Park, is a public park and recreational area in the Pondicherry city. Bharathi Park is at the historic centre of the French Precinct of Pondicherry's Boulevard Town and was traditionally known as: Place du Government. Bharathi Park is located within Puducherry city limits, at around 3. 5kms from the city center.

Bharathi Park is one of the main attractions in Pondicherry. Until the 1940s the Park was used as a parade ground for the colonial government. The Government Park or Bharati Park is in the green centre of the town. The Aayi Man...

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3/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city

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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4/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city

Eglise de notre Dame Des Anges, meaning the Church of Our Lady Of Angels, is the fourth oldest church in Pondicherry. The Church of Our Lady of Angels is one of the popular attractions in Pondicherry. It is at a distance of 3 kilometres from the Pondicherry Bus station. It is one of the historical landmarks of Pondicherry and is firmly embodied in the history of the Pondicherry city.

The Church was built in 1865 by the French Emperor Napolean III with the architect being Louis Guerre. Church of Our Lady Of Angels is Greco-Roman in its features. It is believed to be based off Notre ...

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5/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city

The Immaculate Conception Cathedral a historic church located on Mission Street, MG Road Area, Puducherry - 605001. This Parish church is for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pondicherry. It is located within Puducherry city limits and is firmly embedded in the city's history.

Immaculate Conception Cathedral was first established in the year of 1682 by the Jesuit Fathers but was demolished by the Dutch in the following year. After 4 attempts of re-building and re-establishing, the church finally opened on June 20th in the year of 1791. Post this, the Bell Tower was added. The chur...

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6/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city
Jawahar Toy Museum
Within Pondicherry city limits
History

The Jawahar Toy Museum is a unique museum located near the Old Light House on Goubert Avenue in Puducherry. Jawahar Toy Museum is very much within the city of Puducherry and can easily be a part of anyone's trip plans.

This museum has an exclusive collection of over 120 to 140 wide-ranging varieties of unique dolls. Each of the collection of doll has been carefully labelled and precisely dressed with appropriate costumes and this is what makes it an honoured museum as the toys depict variety and diversity in the cultures, traditions and lifestyles of the habitants across the countr...

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7/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city
Lighthouse, Pondicherry
Within Pondicherry city limits

Lighthouse is a prominent landmark in Puducherry. It is one of the best locations for a bird's-eye view of the serene Pondicherry city. It is located at a within Puducherry city limits, right next to the famed Gandhi statue.

The original Lighthouse of Puducherry was constructed in 1836 by the French colonialists, it was closed down in 1979 and a new lighthouse was constructed in Kirapalaiyam village, to the south of the town. The space in front plays host to various cultural, musical and commercial activities throughout the year.

Lighthouse of Pondicherry can be visite...

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8/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city
Meerapalli, Pondicherry
Within Pondicherry city limits
HistoryArchitecture

Meerapalli often known by Meeran Mosque is one of the most striking religious destinations for Muslims in Puducherry. The locals call it Meerapalli. Meeran Mosque is located on Yanam Vegadasala Pillai Street and is at a distance of 1. 7 kilometres away from the Pondicherry city center.

The Meerapalli is a historic mosque and was built over three hundred and fifty years ago and is the second oldest mosque in the region. It is one of the most famous mosques of Puducherry. The structure of the mosque has been inspired by the Gothic Islamic style and was built by the Arcot Nawabs and h...

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9/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city

The Old Lighthouse is a historic maritime landmark in Puducherry. In November 1835, the French built the light house to be used a beacon for ships travelling to the French capital of India. The old light house now stays as a remembrance of the French and their regalia.

The Old Lighthouse 29 metres high structure with a round tower and a square base. It was considered quite modern in those times for its unusual structure. Initially the light source was a collection of six oil lamps and two reflectors. Electric lamp was introduced at The Old Lighthouse in 1913. The light house was sh...

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10/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city
Promenade Beach, Pondicherry
Within Pondicherry city limits
WaterFood

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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11/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city
Puducherry Museum
Within Pondicherry city limits
History

The Puducherry Museum is a very prominent museum located in St Louis Street at Pondicherry. It is located within Puducherry city limits and is one of the most sought after destinations for tourists visiting Pondicherry.

Puducherry Museum is one of Pondicherry's most notable and famous museums. Puducherry Museum been a storehouse of all the ancient artefacts that belonged to the culture, tradition and livelihood of the Cholla and the Pallava dynasties. This museum also houses some of the most magnificent and unique stone-carved sculptures, storage vessels and potteries of the Greek ...

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12/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city
Raj Niwas, Pondicherry
Within Pondicherry city limits
HistoryArchitecture

Raj Niwas, literally translated as 'Government House' is a historic landmark building in Puducherry. This is where the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry officially resides. This house is located in White Town with a postal code of 605001. It is located well withing Puducherry city limits. The house is surrounded by many alternate tourist attractions such as the Promenade Beach and Sri Aurobindo Ashram.

In the year 1783, the French Governor laid down the first foundation of this historic building. Since then, it has been destroyed, demolished and raised to the grounds by many influe...

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13/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city
Romain Rolland Library, Pondicherry
Within Pondicherry city limits
History

Bibliotheque Publique, commonly known as the Romain Rolland Library, is one of the oldest Libraries in the country. Located in the Goubert Avenue, White Town, it is only 3 kilometres from the main city of Pondicherry. The library was opened by Desbassyns de Richmond in 1827 and on August 27, 1967, the library was renamed as the Romain Rolland Library after the birth centenary of the Great French Scholar Romain Rolland - a close friend of Mahatma Gandhi.

The historic Romain Rolland library, has a rich assemblage of more than 3,00,000 volumes of books both in French and in English. P...

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14/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city

St. Andrew's Church is a historic Catholic Church located in the Reddiarpalayam Area of Puducherry. Pondicherry being a French settlement is famous for its churches and cathedrals, St. Andrew's Church is one of the oldest churches in the area which was built in 1745 in Gothic architecture. It was built by the longest serving dubash of the French East India Company, Kanakaraya Mudali. St. Andrew's Church is located within Puducherry city limits.

St. Andrew's Church is a prominent landmark of Puducherry. St. Andrew's is a present day working church with daily services and hourly pray...

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15/15 Places to Visit in Pondicherry within city

The Mahatma Gandhi Statue is a four-meter square statue in the middle of Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry. The Mahatma Gandhi Status commemorates the Bapu (Father) of the nation. It is the biggest statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the whole of Asia. It is located within Puducherry city limits.

The Mahatma Gandhi statue was built by the famous sculptor Roy Choudhary from Madras School of Art and Crafts. It is surrounded by eight magnificent granite pillars which were brought from Gingee. The pillars were erected in 1866, while the statue was inaugurated on January 26, 1965. The Mahatma Gandh...

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