Pondicherry is a small coastal town in Tamilnadu which has a strong French influence over it. The French occupied it until 1954 and their influence is evident in the architecture and food ( think steaks!), as well as French being spoken fairly commonly by the locals. Pondicherry has a tropical wet and dry climate and its summers can get very humid while the winters are very pleasant, and it is best explored then. Getting to Pondicherry is easy enough as its roads are well connected to two major cities, Bangalore and Chennai. It has a railway station and the airport has flights which fly daily to Bangalore and Hyderabad. This coastal town is frequented by thousands of people yearly and the beautiful architecture, the Osho Ashram, and the sea are just few of the points of attraction. When travelling to Pondicherry guests will have a variety of options for accommodation to choose from and it can go from luxury to budget. However, considering the popularity of the place it’s best to avoid any last-minute bookings. If a unique stay experience is what you’re looking for without spending too much, you can check out any of Treebo’s heritage hotels in Pondicherry. The heritage hotels in Pondicherry are within properties that have been deemed as heritage sites and come with all the amenities available at a hotel. If you’re looking for a stay with some history and culture to it, book with any of our heritage hotels in Pondicherry. The food, the beautiful paved streets, and the bougainvilleas blooming are just few aspects that contribute to the picturesque beauty of this town that attracts people. The famous Osho Ashram is located here and there are many yoga and meditation centres located in the town. If one is into adventure sports, scuba diving and surfing are common activities here. Auroville is also located near to Pondicherry and the bohemian vibes and lifestyle here is an attractive point for many international travellers. One could also spend their evening watching the sunset over any of the beaches or take a stroll around the pretty French colony and end the night with a visit to any of the cafes which serve delicious food.
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