The French colonised this quaint seaside town hundreds of years ago, but Pondicherry still revels in the glory of the French culture. Its wonderful architecture, 32 churches, eclectic range of restaurants, serene beaches, and quirky boutiques all come together to create a vibrant mix of old and new. Make time to visit the Aurobindo Ashram and the Old Lighthouse, choose to go scuba diving or savour the delectable Pondi cuisine. Ideal for those who love adventure and history, Pondicherry makes you appreciate the simpler things in life.

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