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Ousteri Lake
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Ousteri Lake

Ousteri Lake is located towards north at a distance of 10 km from Pondicherry town (Pondicherry– Villupuram road). The wetland covers an area of about 390 ha (lies in both…

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Karaikkal Ammaiyar Temple
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Karaikkal Ammaiyar Temple

Karaikal is a maritime trading city in Chola Nadu. Ammaiyar was born to Dhanathathanar, a merchant. From childhood, Ammaiyar grew up with great love in god.In her childhood ammaiyaar built…

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St. Andrews church
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St. Andrews church

Pedro Kanakaraya Mudaliar was the chief dubash and a broker for the French East India Company. He remained in service for the longest period of 24 years between 1722 and…

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Lady of Lourdes Shrine,
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Lady of Lourdes Shrine,

Every first Saturday in the month of August, The Holy Water from Lourdes Church, France is poured into the ‘Sacred Pond’ at Villianur Shrine. This event is attended by thousands…

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Park Monument (Aayi Mandapam)
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Park Monument (Aayi Mandapam)

The history of the City of Pondicherry is recorded only after the period of colonial rule by the Dutch, Portuguese, British and the French. By contrast, nearby places like Arikamedu,…

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Mahatma Gandhi Statue
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Mahatma Gandhi Statue

Gandhi Statue is a four-meter statue of Mahatma Gandhi is surrounded by eight granite pillars, which were supposedly brought from Gingee, a fort some 70 km from Pondicherry.[13] Located across…

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Auro Beach
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Auro Beach

auroville beach – also called auro beach probably the best place to be in pondicherry. Nearest Airport : Pondicherry Airport 6Km. Nearest railway : pondicherry railway station 7.9Km.

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Ambedkar Mani Mandapam
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Ambedkar Mani Mandapam

The Memorial for Dr B R Ambedkar, the maker of the Indian Constitution post the independence of India is situated at the Santhome High Road & Greenways Road Junction. He…

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Old Light House
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Old Light House

A lighthouse was constructed in Pondicherry in the nineteenth century by the French rulers. A new lighthouse was constructed in 20th century by the government of India. The old lighthouse…

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