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- Duration: 6 Hrs
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OverviewDiscover the home of the teenage boy who captured our hearts with his epic journey in the award-winning novel and film "Life of Pi". The highlights of Pondicherry are the French Quarters which features as a backdrop in many of the scenes this film, This tour will take you to various sites where significant portions of the movie shot, including religious sites, the pier and other locations.
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Stop At: Arulmigu manakula vinayagar temple, Pondicherry, Union Territory of Pondicherry
Manakula Vinayagar Temple was in existence before the French came and settled in Pondicherry i.e. before 1666. According to Sasthra, Lord Ganesha is named in 16 types based on his various forms out which this god facing the east cost near Bay of Bengal it has been named as Bhuvaneshar Ganapathy, now called asManakula Vinayagar. In Tamil 'Manal' means sand and 'Kulam' means pond near the sea, earlierly which was full of sand around pond. So the people called the god as Manal Kulathu Vinayagar [means God near the pond of sand]. Later it is named asManakula Vinayagar
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Pondicherry, Union Territory of Pondicherry
In the temple Lord Narasimha - an incarnation or avatar of Lord Vishnu - is placed behind Venkatachalapathy, the principal deity. The architecture of Varadaraja Temple is quite similar to the Vedhapureeshwarar Temple. Lord Vishnu as Varadaraja Perumal and Goddess Lakshmi as Thayar are worshiped in this temple.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Vedapureeswarar Temple, Puducherry, Pondicherry, Union Territory of Pondicherry
This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva - also known as the Eashwaran Dharmaraj Koil - is located on M.G. Road, adjacent to the Varadaraja Perumal Temple. Its 75 feet tall colourful 'gopuram' is adorned by statues of gods and goddesses like most temples in South India.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Kanniga Parameswari Temple, Pondicherry, Union Territory of Pondicherry
The temple is unique in its architecture as it blends the style of the French with the traditional Deccan architecture of India.The temple of Kanniga Parameswari is dedicated to the Goddess Shakti who is the representative deity of power in Hindu mythology. Shakti is another form of the powerful Goddess Kali who is one of the popular deities worshiped in Pondicherry and also in the whole country. The monumental structure of the temple is a blend of French and Tamil architectural styles
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Sri Kokilambika-Sri Kameeswarar Temple, Pondicherry, Union Territory of Pondicherry
Located in the small town of Villianur, Sri Gokilambal Thirukameshwara Temple is one most well-known places of worship in Pondicherry. Also referred as Villianur Temple, Sri Gokilambal Thurkameshwara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva who is manifested here as Shivalinga. Along with that, the temple complex also comprises the shrines of Devi and Lord Murugan. It is said that these temples trace their history from the Chola Period.
Duration: 20 minutes
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Round-trip private transfer
Transport by private vehicle
GST (Goods and Services Tax)
Food and drinks
Special Darshan Fees
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Adult price applies to all travellers, maximum of 5 travellers per booking
Shoes must be removed at places of worship, Dress code is smart casual (Please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended)
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate