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Pondicherry overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Pondicherry at landmarks like Sacred Heart of Jesus and Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Make memories at Ousteri Lake and Botanical Gardens. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Pondicherry.

Where to stay in Pondicherry

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Pondicherry has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Pondicherry with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Pondicherry hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Pondicherry hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Pondicherry

Fly in to Chennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.), 76.1 mi (122.5 km) from downtown Pondicherry. Pondicherry-Puducherry Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Pondicherry

Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • • Sri Aurobindo Ashram
  • • Government Place
  • • Pondicherry Lighthouse
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Ousteri Lake
  • • Botanical Gardens
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Raj Niwas
  • • Pondicherry Museum

When to visit Pondicherry

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 95°F day, 72°F night
  • • April-June: 101°F day, 79°F night
  • • July-September: 98°F day, 79°F night
  • • October-December: 93°F day, 73°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 1.57 inches
  • • April-June: 5.16 inches
  • • July-September: 13.19 inches
  • • October-December: 28.43 inches

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