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Puducherry: The French Riviera of the East

Puducherry is a Union Territory of India. The territory is created from the four enclaves of the erstwhile French India. The union territory was named after the largest enclave i.e. Pondicherry. Later in 2006, its name was officially changed to Puducherry, which means New Town. The four small unconnected regions of Puducherry are Pondicherry, Karaikal, Yanam and Mahe. The first […Read More]

Pondicherry : a French delight!

Tree-lined boulevards, charming colonial heritage buildings, breathtaking virgin beaches…magnificent monuments… nicknamed the ‘The French Riviera of the East’ or ‘India’s Little France’ Puducherry or Pondicherry is an amazing union territory tucked in India’s coastal region known for its unique French culture that attracts thousands of  tourists from all over. Comprising of four regions i.e. Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam, what makes this […Read More]