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Scenic Vistas of Pondicherry

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Pondicherry is a Union Territory of India and boasts of a rich legacy inherited from the French colonialism that has contributed immensely to the unique culture and heritage of the region. Travellers coming here get a feel as if they have entered a French town. It is one of the most scenic places in the country and you can see the remains of various French architecture here.

The place and surrounding regions offer many attractions to be explored, ranging from unique heritage stays to beaches and ashrams. Here is a pictorial guide to the Union Territory of Pondicherry.

Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple
  

Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple

The temple dedicated to Goddess Punithavati.

Photo Courtesy: Jonas Buchholz

 

Karaikal Beach
  

Karaikal Beach

Scenic view of Karaikal Beach.

Photo Courtesy: Jassimjazz

 

Mahe Light House
  

Mahe Light House

A view of the light house at Mahe.

Photo Courtesy: Drajay1976

 

Mahe Beach
  

Mahe Beach

The frothy waters at Mahe Beach.

Photo Courtesy: Ezhuttukari

 

Sri Aurobindo Ashram
  

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The ashram of the holy saint.

Photo Courtesy: Aravind Sivaraj

 

Auroville
  

Auroville

The Matrimandir at Auroville.

Photo Courtesy: Nibedit

 

Pondicherry Beach
  

Pondicherry Beach

Sunrise at the beach.

Photo Courtesy: Karthik Easvur

 

French War Memorial
  

French War Memorial

Remembering the heroes.

Photo Courtesy: Rafimmedia

 

Gandhi Statue
  

Gandhi Statue

The statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Pondicherry.

Photo Courtesy: Sanyam Bahga

 

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