How to cover most places on one day trip to Pondicherry

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You can also book a multi-city cab in Pondicherry for your complete triIf you have only a day’s time to spend in Pondicherry, you can visit the following places-

Auroville

Arikamedu

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Immaculate Conception Cathedral

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Auroville

Auroville is a meditation focused village in Pondicherry (or Puducherry), especially famous for the golden globe shaped temple- Matrimandir. It is also an international tourist destination.

Address: Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu 605101, India

Visiting time: 04:00 AM to 01:00 PM (Monday to Saturday); 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Sunday)

Contact: +91 413 262 2329

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next Destination: Arikamedu, 50 minutes drive

Arikamedu

It is an archeological site in Pondicherry. You can find here a large number of Roman Artifacts dating back to the 1st-century BC.

Address: Ariyankuppam, Puducherry 605007, India

Visiting time: 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Contact: +91 413 233 9497

Time to spend: 1 hour

Next Destination: Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, 10 minutes drive

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

It is a beautiful Catholic church, built in the Gothic style of architecture. It was commissioned in the year 1907.

Address: MG Road Area, Puducherry, 605001, India

Contact: +91 413 222 8916

Time to spend: 30 minutes

Next Destination: Immaculate Conception Cathedral, 15 minutes walk

Immaculate Conception Cathedral

It is a Portuguese church with white and yellow architectural columns. The church clearly displays the Portuguese influence in Kerala and the fact that it still remains.

Address: Mission St, MG Road Area, Puducherry, 605001, India

Time to spend: 40 minutes

Next Destination: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, 10 minutes drive

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

It is a residence of a spiritual community- the followers of Sri Aurobindo. The place is open to the visitors and regularly conducts yoga and meditation practices.

Address: No. 9, Near Junction of Manakula Vinayagar, Kovil Street and Marine Street, White Town, Marine Street, Puducherry, 605002, India

Contact: +91 413 223 3604

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