Top Historical Places in Puducherry

Are you looking to explore the history of Puducherry through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Puducherry including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Puducherry. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Puducherry ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Puducherry, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Puducherry for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Puducherry with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Promenade

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Waterfront, View Point

    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 even...Read more
  2. Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    The VaradarajaPerumal Temple is a very important Hindu religious spot in the town of Pondicherry. Even though tou will be able to see temples around the place, none are as prestigious and as revered as this one. The typical southern Indian Architecture is quite fascinating to see. The colorful façade and the small main entrance and the several inner rooms and sanctums make it a stunning ...Read more
  3. Pondicherry Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Educational Site, Archaeological Site

    Puducherry museum may be tiny but it is a must visit while here. What the museum lacks in size it makes up for in creativity. The miniscule place is a huge source of information. If you want to know more about the history of this pretty French there is no better way than to pay a small visit to this place. Several artefacts found in excavations in and around Pondicherry have been put up. Their ...Read more
  4. Church Of Our Lady Immaculate Conception

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Although this church is lesser known, it is well worth the visit. The church is grand and imposing inside and out. The tall white building with its pretty curving arches is one of Pondicherry’s prettiest churches. The egg shaped white church decorated in gold and blue, is quite striking. The many pretty windows and the huge altar are all worth seeing. It also happens to be the most import...Read more
  5. French War Memorial

    Tags: Landmark, War Memorial

    The French War Memorial in Puducherry is symbolic of the alliance between France and India under which many Indian soldiers fought for the French Army and laid down their lives during the First World War. This memorial was built in 1937 and comprises of bronze plaque lists with the names of soldiers who died in the First World War and more names were added after the Second World War, French War...Read more