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Rank35 out of 57 attractions in Pondicherry
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Want to have a glimpse of Rome? Visit Arikamedu, the only city with an archaeological record of Roman presence in India. Famous for manufacturing amazing bead jewellery, the glass beads site here was considered as the “mother of all bead centers” in the world.
1. Arikamedu: Ruins of a Massive Port from Roman Times:Not many of us know about ancient Indian kingdoms, much less about how vast they were. For people not living in Tamil Nadu, learning about the Cholas is rare. Arikamedu is a sign of that.