Best Activities for a Rainy Day in Pondicherry

THE 10 BEST Indoor Things to Do in Pondicherry on a Rainy Day

Best Activities for a Rainy Day in Pondicherry

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  • HOMPRS
    New Delhi, India519 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This grand church is just opposite the puducherry railway station. One can easily visit this place along with the French colony tour. Grand structure
    Written 8 May 2024
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  • HOMPRS
    New Delhi, India519 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is probably the best and well maintained church in the mid of the French colony in pondicherry. Though average from outside, the inside is gothic and grand. Must visit
    Written 8 May 2024
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  • EH
    Leatherhead, UK15 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Pretty church with gorgeous stained glass windows. Worth a stop for a little calm during a busy day shopping. Worth a visit
    Written 31 January 2024
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  • Deadman17
    Mumbai, India551 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is the place which lists down what all restorations have been done in and around Pondicherry. In a way it takes us back to olden times and shows what Pondicherry really was - a quiet sea side holiday town, long before the excellent connectivity with neighbouring cities transformed it into a weekend holiday destination. The place helps us connect the past of Pondicherry with the present.
    Written 30 May 2020
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  • Navigator08351227008
    Kochi (Cochin), India4 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you have been to other Archaeological museums, then this museum will not impress you. The museum has many collections of relics - no doubt - however I had expected more.
    Written 30 January 2024
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  • ST_INDIA
    New Delhi, India1,128 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It’s really a beautiful building with French architecture and colors. I had seen this building from outside only and it will definitely catch your attention for sure.
    Written 1 December 2019
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  • LostMySelfTraveling
    Visakhapatnam (Vizag), Andhra Pradesh, India378 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    There are superb hand made arts, paintings and handi crafts made and available here for sale. They are also available for subsidised prices. Each piece is a master piece. If you are an art lover you must visit the gallery at least once in your life.
    Written 25 November 2019
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  • Sudesh
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We found Anokhi by chance while going to the beach road in Pondy... n couldn't stop shopping here. It's got very good collection and an equally helpful staff.

    Though personally I feel the stuff was a bit over priced compared to the quality of cloth - but there is no denying the designs are amazing. And holidays are meant to do shopping. So I would suggest it's a must visit shop in Pondy.
    Written 21 January 2020
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  • itinerarirasta
    Kolkata District, India142 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a good resource for local students and has a fairly comprehensive collection. Its reading room is packed with regular readers. The decor is very old fashioned government style, but the staff is helpful.
    Written 8 January 2020
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  • Nitesh Rajput
    New Delhi, India221 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The temple is small and crowdy with architectural beauty of general south India. The place is dedicated to the Mata Shakti(Durga).
    Written 17 July 2018
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  • Amazing Santan
    Durgapur, India213 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The British-era rifles, other ammunition, artworks, ornaments of wives of British officers, possessions of Indian freedom fighters, Portuguese artworks and wines have been displayed in the museum. It was really worth-visiting
    Written 5 June 2019
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  • Troy M
    Brookline29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I visited this center on my last trip to Pondicherry in 2018 and made a point to visit again this year (April 2023) when staying in Chennai (a 3 hr drive away). The Catholic Sisters at the center are TRULY doing God's work, teaching abused, disadvantaged women the craft of embroidery in a serene, beautiful setting. The pieces available for purchase are simply exquisite (some of the best needlepoint I have ever seen). In addition to embroidered napkins and towels, I bought multiple pieces to have framed, as they are truly works of art. Just remember to bring enough cash as the center does NOT accept credit cards. Also make sure to check their opening hours before planning your visit, as they are closed on some days and have limited hours on the days they are open. My only dilemma was trying to decide which pieces to ultimately purchase - they were ALL so gorgeous! By making a purchase here, you are rewarded with beautiful heirloom quality needlepoint pieces as well as the satisfaction of knowing your purchase is truly making a difference in the lives of these women. A "must visit" when in Pondicherry.
    Written 4 April 2023
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  • mz/x
    Budapest, Hungary58 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I have been coming back here since 2015. It is so efficient against back pain, from the very first treatment. The doctor is a wonderful lady. The centre director is also amazing. The therapists are extremely professional. Beautiful place. I think that 5 stars are not enough.
    Written 13 December 2023
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  • candy
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is my third visit entirely new location in a heritage home with new stuffs starting from postcards,notebooks,magnets,candles,tshirts,bags,coasters,clothings etc....it seems like there going to be a cafe soon all the best for the team .Harry the guy who works was very helpful. overall enjoyed the place with my friends.
    Written 20 November 2019
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  • violagoff
    London, UK28 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is our fourth visit to India. We have spent time in Mumbai, Goa, Kerala and now Pondy. We always look at reviews very carefully before choosing where we get our loved Ayurvedic massages. We saw that Sumesh’s reviews and booked immediately. Firstly, a clean comfortable and professional place. Instantly it felt right. Then the massage! We both agreed that his is by far the best massage we have had yet in India! Wow! A real find and a must for anyone wanting something special. All I can say is we will be going back and back and back! Thank you so much Sumesh!
    Written 18 February 2023
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