12 Best Places to Visit in Pondicherry
Places to visit in Pondicherry, India –List of 14 Best Tourist Destination in Pondicherry, Tourist Places Attractions, Activities, Things to Do – Sri Aurobindo Asharam, Auroville, Botanical Garden, Science Park, Ousteri Wetland and National Park, Cathedral Promenade Beach, Museum, Church of the sacred heart of Jesus, Bharati Museum, Bharathidasan Memorial Museum, Chidambaram, Promenade, Tiruvanamalai.
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Sri Aurobindo Asharam
Where lie the Samadhi or final resting place of Sri Aurobindo, and the mother, which draw devotees. Sri Aurobindo, a saint-cum-yogi taught integral Yoga, synthesising yoga and modern science.
The activities of Ashram include the development of art, culture and spiritually, besides agriculture and cottage industries. It is top in the list of tourist places to visit in Pondicherry.
(10 km). Still under construction, it is an attempt to turn a dream concept of international into reality as a City of the Dawn of a new world. At the heart centre is Matri Mandir, the sanctuary of Truth surrounded by 5 zones and 40 odd settlements.
Ousteri Wetland and National Park
Ousteri Lake is located towards north at a distance of 10 km from Pondicherry town (Pondicherry– Villupuram road). The wetland covers an area of about 390 ha (lies in both Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry) with a wide range of aquatic species and is mainly a bird sanctuary. The vegetation ranges from small herbs to trees, which supports migratory avifauna as well as native birds during summer and winter. The government of Pondicherry is proposing to set up an Ousteri National Park in the region acquiring lands from neighbouring villages. It is among top in the list of tourist places to visit in Pondicherry.
Cathedral Promenade Beach
Where swimming and sunbathing are popular.
Besides archaeological finds, it has rooms furnished with period furniture of French India.
Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
The Church is Besides archaeological finds, it has rooms furnished with period furniture of French India.
Bharati and Bharathidasan Memorial Museum
The houses of two great Tamil poets have been converted into museum.
(58 km). Nataraja ,the Lord of the Dance, is believed to have performed his cosmic Dance here. On the gateway are carved 108 poses of the classical dance form, Bharata Natyam.
(107 km) Centre of an Ashram of another great saint, the late Sri Ramana Maharsi.
The Promenade has interesting monuments along its route.
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