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Travel India guide provides you with detailed information on Pondicherry town, a surprise in India. This you'll realise as you pass through well-laid, wide streets carrying French names and kept unpolluted. Clean. A French past is still present.
Pondicherry cheers the heart of the romantic. With grand boulevards and quiet promenades. You'll be greeted with large bouquets of bougainvillea hanging over the ivory-coloured walls of colonial mansions. Pondicherry with its ashram charm, is sought out by the peace-seeker. And with its safe and secluded beaches, by the tan-seeker.
Pondicherry is richly cosmopolitan. A staggering number of 55 languages are spoken here. By an easy, relaxed set of people. Pondicherry is a favourite hunting ground for the shop-hopper. Where wonderful bargains are easy pickings. Pondicherry is a peaceful, easy feeling. That makes you want to put your feet up. And let your hair down.

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Beaches and Backwaters:
People both young and old have a liking in something or the other. Even when at home when there is rain we find kids playing in the water. They make paper boats and enjoy their time. Likewise people love the time they spend in the sea shores and beaches. Some of the beaches to be visited in this territory are the Serenity Beach, the Paradise Beach, Karaikal Beach, Mahe Beach and Yanam River Cruise.
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Monuments and Buildings:
A place looks beautiful and neat only if there are good buildings with special artifacts. Some of the monuments, memorials and museums in Pondicherry are briefed below. They are Aayimandapam, French War Memorial, Ananda Ranga Pillai Mansion, Bharathi Memorial Museum, Bharathidasan Museum, the Statue of Dupleix, The Statue of Joan of arc, 19th Century Lighthouse, Place Du Gouvernment, Jawahar Toy Museum, Pondicherry Museum and Library and Arikamedu.
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Secred Sites:
The sacred sites that we find in Pondicherry are the Churches, the Temples and the Mosques. The famous and well known churches are Church of our Lady Immaculate Conception (1791), which is built on medieval architecture. The Sacred Heart of Jesus Church is built on the Gothic architectural styles. Englise De Notre Dame Das Anges which faces the sea at Rue Dumas was built in 1952 in Greeko Roman style. There are over 350 big and small temples in and around Pondicherry. They are the Srimanakula Vinayakar Temple, Varadaraja Perumal Temple and Vedapureswarar Temple. The Jamia Mosque is a beautiful mosque which is set amidst swaying palm trees is the main mosque Pondicherry.
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