Hi, The top things to do & see in Pondicherry are Boating at Chunnambar Backwater. Go scuba diving. Enjoy the sunset at Ousteri Lake. Get spiritual at Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Visit the Pondicherry Botanical Garden. Pay homage to the valiant soldiers at the French War Memorial. Explore Auroville.
Hey, Pondicherry is an amazing place. You can stuff your itinerary with activities or just laze around the place because it's perfect for both. Places - Rock Beach, Paradise Beach, Serenity Beach, Auro Beach, White Town, Auroville, Aurobindo Ashram, Churches and Temples. Food - Café des Arts, Dilliwala, Les Cafe, Café Xtasi, Tantos, Auroville Bakery (A must) and Bread and Chocolate. Shopping - Mission Road, MG Road and Sunday Bazaar. Activities - Surfing, Swim, Walk in Botanical Gardens, Cycle around White Town and go Beach Hopping. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1999905376761936&id=100002274782706 Hope you find it helpful.
I would say do spend sometime in Auroville which is French side of Pondicherry.
Enjoy nice cafes and good food.Also gives you a chance to visit Matrimandir & click photos. see if you can get tickets to get inside the mandir (although bookings are done well in advance) Serenity & Auroville beaches are nice as well 👍
Pondicherry is a beautiful town with lots of amazing places to visit. You can spend time in it's cute cafes, the French quarters, the Aurobindo ashram and ofcourse it's clean serene beaches. What you must must visit while you are in Pondicherry is a neighbouring town called Auroville. It is a place like none other. It is an international community run on financial model of gift culture. The matrimandir, visitors centre, sadhana forest, Bharat bhawan, auro beach, etc. are some of the places you can visit. It's a place where experiments are happening in diverse fields like architecture, farming, energy, medicine, food and what not. Depending on your interests you can find more places to visit. The visitors centre is a central point of information for what you should be doing in Auroville. Hope this is helpful for your visit.
Pondicherry is one of the amazing places to visit in South india. Below are some of the places that you can visit while your stay over there.
- Stay in White Town and explore nearby cafes along with the rappling water of Rock Beach.
- Eat at places like Indian Kaffe Express (the waffles are pretty good), Cafe des Arts, Le Dupleix etc.
- Visit the famous Paradise beach via Chunnambar boat house.
- Explore the peaceful Auroville with a view of Matrimandir.
- Visit the nearby Auro beach.
- Wander around the streets of White town and visit the Sunday Market along with a glimpse of the Sacred Heart Basilica. You can refer my blog on Pondicherry given below:
Hey, there are a lot of things you wanna do when you are in Pondi;
First of all park your ride in a Parking and just roam around the local colonies and experience firsthand the french architecture.
Promenade is one place you can visit everyday and spend some quality time.
Cafe's are very good there.
Then ofcourse you can always visit Aurovile it's not very far away from pondi.
this is the link for my blog in which I have mentioned my stay at Pondi and aurovile.
Hope it'll help you.
Pondicherry is great place in itself. Explore the White Town, Churches, Beaches in the French part of the city and Auroville and Temples in the Tamil part of the city. If you have an extra day, do visit Tharangambadi, the Danish port in India.