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Puducherry: Information and travel tips about when to go



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When to visit

Puducherry was until recently known as Pondicherry and is hot and humid year around with summer season from March to April, and cool evenings from October to November. The monsoon season is from June to August with winter season from December to February. The month of January marks the festivals like Pongal, International Yoga Festival and Fete De Pondicherry in August, attracting tourists from all across the world.

The best time to visit Pondicherry is between October to February, when the month of October is beautiful prior to the monsoon. The months of December and January are significant as the locals celebrate Christmas and New Year.  With the arrival of the winter monsoon from November till February, one can visit this place as this is the best time to visit Pondicherry. Also known as Pondy, this is a beautiful place and ideal to enjoy the holidays.

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Pondicherry (Puducherry - India)
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Pondicherry, in the recent years commonly known by the name Puducherry is a Union territory which lies to the southern part... Next

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Karaikal (Puducherry - India)
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Karaikal is a reputed city as well as a municipality present in the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry. The city is in close proximity from the Highway... Next

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Mahe (Puducherry - India)
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Mahé is a small town which is surrounded on all sides by Kerala.  This town is officially a part of the Union Territory... Next

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Ozhukarai (Puducherry - India)
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Ozhukarai is a small village in the state of Puducherry in India. The population in the area is dense. The temperature is hot during the summers, whereas it is cool... Next

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Beach
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Manakula vinayagar Koil
(Pondicherry)
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Kasi Viswanthar temple
 Landmarks and Historic sites (Ozhukarai)
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Water Sports Complex
 Other attractions (Mahe)
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Saint Theresa Church
 Landmarks and Historic sites (Mahe)
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The Thumba Garden
 Parks and gardens (Ozhukarai)
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Ashram
(Pondicherry)
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Auroville
(Pondicherry)
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Culture
(Pondicherry)
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Hotels
(Pondicherry)
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John kumar nagar
(Pondicherry)
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Library and lab facilities
(Pondicherry)
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Market and shopping places
(Pondicherry)
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Matri Mandir
(Pondicherry)
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Moolakulam
(Pondicherry)
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Park
(Pondicherry)
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Teaching
(Pondicherry)
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Temple
(Pondicherry)
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Theatre
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