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  • Address: Beach Rd, Mandapathur, Puducherry 609307, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Waterfront, View Point, Walking Area, Monument, Statue, War Memorial, Cafe, Family And Kids, Street Food

Promenade - Review

If you are going to Pondicherry some one or the other is bound to recommend you to go to “Beach road” and may be some of you might have been disappointed by the fact that there is no beach on beach road. Fair warning, there really isn’t a sand beach on beach road. But what there is, is the promenade and it is more than worth a visit.

The lovely area is perfect for a quiet evening with friends or family watching the sea ripple with waves or observing a ship sailing at a distance. The triangular rocks form dainty barriers for the crashing water and the place is quiet lovely and tranquil. You can even walk around or exercise on the cement path. Tiny huts provide refuge from the sun. Speaking of the sun, while you can’t see the sun set, be sure to watch the Sunrise at this memorable spot. The war memorial, the Joan of Arc Statue and the Mahatma Gandhi statue are interesting things to see on the 1.5 km stretch of land.

You can eat at the café on the shore or sample the delicious street food on offer in the evenings. Toy vendors and candy floss make it perfect for kids as well. This is the kind of place that will be a favorite haunt throughout the trip to Pondicherry, and no matter how many places you see, you are always sure to come back to this Promenade.

Promenade Information

  • Although there is no closing time, by 12 am you will be asked to leave and the laws keep changing.

How To reach Promenade by Public Transport

  • Mandapathur (Bus Stop)

Restaurants Near Promenade

  • Seagulls Restaurant
  • Café Flunch
  • Muthupilla’s Bakery 

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TripHobo Highlights for Promenade

  • Promenade Address: Beach Rd, Mandapathur, Puducherry 609307, India
  • Promenade Timing: 24-hrs
  • Promenade Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Promenade: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Promenade

  • 95% of people who visit Puducherry include Promenade in their plan

  • 24.31% of people start their Promenade visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Promenade

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

64.36% of people prefer walking in order to reach Promenade

People normally club together Bharathi Park and Rock Beach while planning their visit to Promenade.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Promenade, Puducherry Reviews

  • For an old hotel, this place has been extremely very well maintained and spotlessly clean. The room service was spot on, with instant responses. Very polite and courteous staff. Breakfast spread was decent, although not too many varieties. We had booked for an ocean view room and we were lucky to have a view of the lighthouse as well. We had a pleasant stay with no complaints or compromises.

  • Excellent place to socialize and hangout with people and friends. The cool breeze will give you a separate feeling. A refreshing atmosphere. Apt place for morning jogging and walking

  • Nice comfortable rooms, awesome breakfast spread. Their rooftop restaurant, Bay of Buddha, is a must try (Asian cuisine only though). The hotel is right in the middle of White Town, ideal for local sightseeing during the day and hanging around the beach in the evening.

  • Beautiful Hotel very well located at sea front. Room is comfortable and nicely decorated. Staff is very friendly. Breakfast comprise a good range of Indian and continental options. Swimming Pool not big but beautifully set up and very relaxing. The roof top restaurant is amazing with good sea view. Disco Bar also available for a good Saturday evening outing. Overall a good experience in this boutique hotel and strongly suggested.

  • Amazing location, nice variety of food choices, great night club, friendly and helpful staff, gave us early check-in and late checkout. A friendly and approachable GM who gave helpful advice. Couldn't have asked for more.

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