Pondicherry will give you a hint of the French culture which is still prominent among the residents of the city. There are wonderful beaches, ashram and a number of places to explore. This is one of the major tourist destinations in the south India and attracts a number of tourists from all over the world throughout the year. The former French colony was set up in the early 18th century and the fragrance of that era still remains engraved in the culture of today’s Pondicherry. The French left the city only around fifty years ago and it became a union territory of India. There is a beautiful church near the rocky beach of Pondicherry. There are a number of beautiful places to stay and enjoy the place.
One of the most interesting places to see in the city is Auroville Ashram which is the heart of this city. Many people come here to see only this Ashram. It is a wonderfully set up village where the natural things are preserved and you will find an altogether different world and will feel far closer to the nature. The French cuisine is prominent in many popular restaurants that are there in the city. Also, people come here to visit Sri Aurobindi Ashram to meditate as it provides a wonderful atmosphere for meditation. The coastal city is one of the favorite destinations of the travelers and they have all kinds of fun while traveling here. If you visit here, you would want to stay here for long time.