PUDUCHERRY (PONDICHERRY): PLACES TO VISIT

Puducherry (previously known as Pondicherry) is a Union Territory, comprised of the city of Pondicherry and the surrounding district of Puducherry. It is one of the French-administered enclaves, which, after independence from the French in 1954, became under Union control. The others are Daman and Diu. This city has retained many of the charms of French occupation.

Pondicherry City Map
Pondicherry City Map
Pondicherry Location Map in South India
Pondicherry Location Map in South India

 

 

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PONDICHERRY STATS:

Total Area: 492 Sq. Km (190 Sq. Mi)  
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Tamil, Malayalama, Telugu and French  
Official Website: www.py.gov.in  

 

Bharati Park
Bharati Park
Pondicherry Botanical Gardens
Pondicherry Botanical Gardens

 

  Raj Niwas
Raj Niwas

 

Church of the Sacred Heart
Church of the Sacred Heart

 

Auroville
Auroville

Auroville
Auroville

Eglise de Sacre Coeru de
Eglise de Sacre Coeru de Jesus Church
Ousteri Lake
Ousteri Lake

 

 

Serenity Beach
Serenity Beach

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial
Mahatma Gandhi Memorial

Pondicherry Park Memorial (Aayi Mandapam)
Pondicherry Park Memorial (Aayi Mandapam)

 

STATE SYMBOLS: (COURTESY WIKIPEDIA)

State animal Squirrel squirrel
State bird Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) koel
State flower Cannonball  
State tree Vilva  
State seal   seal

 

TORIST INFORMATION:

www.tourism.pondicherry.gov.in
www.tourism.puducherry.gov.in

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