Find Tourist Places in Puducherry
There are 42 tourist attractions in Puducherry. This is 1% of all tourist attractions listed in India. Top cities in Puducherry with popular tourist destinations are Puducherry, Karaikal, Ariyankuppam and Mahé. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are landmarks and nature attractions. Then there is also museums listed in Puducherry. You may find a list of all categories of Puducherry attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Puducherry of that type.
Puducherry was formerly known as Pondicherry and is a union territory of India. A humid region as far as the climate is concerned, Puducherry was once a French colony. Tamil and English are the official languages of the region.
Puducherry is synonymous with Sri Aurobindo, a great Yogi, poet, spiritual guru, and a nationalist. The famous township 'Auroville' is named after him. The city is famous for its beautiful French heritage. The city puts its exotic French architecture on display, enchanting visitors.
The Paradise beach is one of the most important tourist destinations in Puducherry. The beach is a perfect gateway for those seeking solitude and peace. The beach is also known for its cruises amidst the backwaters. The Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple is a sacred religious site that enchants devotees. The temple compound is very well maintained. The Raj Niwas is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor. The beautiful structure once served as a palace for the French. The Raj Niwas is known for its beautiful gardens too! The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is an awe-inspiring landmark; a fine example of Gothic architecture. The interior of the Church houses rare stained glass panels that depict scenes from the life of Lord Jesus.
Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Puducherry
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- The Basilica Of The Sacred Heart of Jesus, Puducherry
- Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Puducherry
- Rock Beach, Puducherry
- Bharathi Park, Puducherry
- Gandhi Statue, Puducherry
- Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Puducherry
- Promenade Beach, Puducherry
- Pondicherry Museum, Puducherry
- Notre Dame Church, Puducherry
- Puducherry Science Centre and Planetarium, Puducherry
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There are 4 cities in Puducherry with tourist attractions. Browse through the cities in the following section to explore Puducherry tourist attractions.
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We have listed tourist places of Puducherry in the following categories. Please click on one of them to find all Puducherry attractions of that type.
- Amusement Parks (1)
- Theme Parks (1)
- Museums (9)
- Arts Museums (5)
- History Museums (3)
- Science Museums (1)
- Nature Attractions (14)
- Beaches (5)
- Parks (9)
- Zoos (1)
- Landmarks (17)