Officially known as “Puducherry”, one of eight union territories of India. It was formed in 1962 out of the four former colonies of French India: Pondicherry (now Puducherry) and Karaikal, surrounded by Tamil Nadu state; Yanam, surrounded by Andhra Pradesh state; and Mahe, surrounded by Kerala state. It is well known for the production of electrical appliances, textile and paper. It is famous for alcoholic beverages at a cheap price compared to other states. Places like Stone Beach, White Town (streets are parallel), Matrimandir, Manakula Vinayagar Temple are some of the major attractions of the city.
Flying to Pondicherry: Puducherry Airport (3 km away) offers international flights from Sydney, Dubai, London, New York and domestic flights from Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad.
Driving to Pondicherry:
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