Pondicherry owes the legacy of a prime tourist spot in Indian Union which is dotted with pristine beaches and spotless weather. Currently the Pondicherry town, a beautiful capital of the Union Territory, is known as puducherry word means "New Town". It is situated perfectly on the Coromandel shoreline, Union Territory of Pondicherry. It was ruled by the French for more than 3 centuries.
Apart from the lovely atmosphere, it has natural beauty spotting pristine beaches, superb cuisines and cheap beer that captures many travelers to this tremendous tourist spot.
Pondicherry is enhanced with its architectural marvel and cultural wealth that draws the attention of the visitors. Additionally, it has a main tourist place draws in Pondicherry and that is Sri Aurobindo Ashram, where Sri Aurobindo and the Mother spent their time for the uplift of society. Moreover, Pondicherry has an amusing beach and some ancient monuments that tell the history of our ancient period. There are some other attractive destinations include Auroville, the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Bharti and Bharthidasan Memorial museum.
Pondicheery is one among the seven Union Territories of India going back to Saint Agathya. The ancient history of Pondicherry came into the Roman existence around 200 years ago. Pondicherry was the first city amongst others in India to come under the rule of French colony.
On 15th January 1742, Joseph Francois Dupleix became the first Governor of the French territory in Pondicherry declared many attacks but he lost everything. Meanwhile, in the year 1793, the British took actual advantage of the inner conflicts among the French and conquered the land by playing blind games. Since independence, Pondicherry has played a pivot role in the movement when most of the freedom fighters began their struggle from here.
Today, the picturesque town of Pondicherry retains its French history and many houses and monuments still protect the French influence.
Travel within city
Pondicherry has a wide range of options when one want to come at inner city and you can opt for taxi or any other modes of transport.
The foremost option to travel in this city is to hire a taxi that let you reach at visiting destinations at your leisure. It is quite an easy mode of travelling which is available at reasonable rates.
The bus services are an easy way to get around, with rates hovering around Rs 3 to 10.
Another option but quite goof for travelling through it, you can cover many tourists’ destinations very comfortably.