Pondicherry is the well-known Union Territory of India, which is officially spelled as Puducherry. This small territory is comprised with four coastal region's Pondicherry, Mahé, Karaikal and Yanam. This most famous Indian tourist place is situated in Southern area.
Tourist can enjoy this coast-hugging city with royal structures, churches, sculptures and methodical planned city. The big channel National geography has described the Pondicherry as the glowing highlighted city of sub continental destination. This weekend destination can be attained easily from the closest cities like Bangalore and Chennai. Few key holiday spots in Pondicherry are Beaches, Auroville, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Monuments, Statue, Museums, Botanical Garden, Ousteri Wetland, National Park, Bharathi Park, Hindu Temples, Churches, Mosques,
Beaches: the top most four key beaches of Pondicherry are famous for tourism. The beaches known are Promenade beach, Serinity beach, Paradise beach and Auroville beach.
Sri Aurobindo Ashram: this well known wealthy ashram was constructed in 1926 by Sri Aurobindo Ghose. He was the freedom fighter, philosopher, poet and yogi. This ashram is open for public between 8 am to 12 pm. Though it is closed from 2 pm and reopens till 6 pm. However, visitors should know that children below three years are banned to enter the ashram. Photography is permitted, but visitors should take the permission from the authorities.
Statuettes and memorials:
Mahatma Gandhi's sculpture: the Statue of Mahatma Gandhi is four-meter longer surrounded by 8 granite poles. However, tourist has to travel for 70 km distance from Pondicherry.
Park's monument: the white building constructed at the time of Napoleon III rule in Pondicherry is special spot for a tourist. This monument is located in middle part of Bharathi park.
Museum: Pondicherry Museum is available with statues and sculptures constructed in Roman style. The rare bronzes and sculptures made of stone are provided by the Pallava and Chola dynasties.
Bharathidasan Museum: the former residence of the Pondicherry poet Bharathidasan is spot added to tourist list if Pondicherry.
Botanical Garden: park located at the south side of the New Local Bus Stand is another tourist spot. The access gate of the park is constructed in French architecture style. This French designed park was constructed in 1826 with some flower beds, pruned trees and stony lined paths. Tourist can take pleasure of the musical fountain of the recreational area, but that is active in the weekends only with 2 shows every evening.
Hindu Temples: Sri Manakula Vinayagar, Varadaraja Perumal Temple, and Kanniga Parameswari Temple are shrine places where local and tourist both are reaching to take blessings.