Pondicherry is a land with mishmash culture; it’s a land with rich cultural heritage and splendid architecture. Being greatly influenced by French culture, all kinds of French festivals are celebrated along with Indian festivals. All festivals in Pondicherry are celebrated with pomp and fun.
After the victorious freedom from the French Government, Pondicherry commemorates August 15 to 17 as the days of freedom and liberation. During these days the whole Pondicherry turns to be boisterous, there will be music and fun around the clock, which reflects the rich heritage of Pondicherry. If we visit Pondicherry on these days, we can witness the stunning pageant of western and eastern culture and tradition under one roof.
This historic festival falls in the month of August, and last for three days starting from 15 to 17. The function will be held in the city center with a great mob to cheer.
There are lots of buses from Chennai and Cuddalore to Pondicherry.
Pondicherry railway station can be easily assessed from Chennai.
Pondicherry international airport is a busy one with local and international planes checking in and out.
Sri Vedapureeswarar Temple
Fete de Pondicherry
International Yoga Festival