Sri Kanniga Parameswari Temple Tourism in Pondicherry | South India Tourism

Kanniga Parameswari

Kanniga Parameswari

Temple’s Peculiarity:

This temple nestles in the MG Road at Pondicherry; it is a perfect blend of Dravidian and French architecture. Goddess Sakthi is the prime deity. It is a tranquil temple with excellent sculptures and art works.


Mostly Fridays a lot of locals gather here to perform special Pooja, and during Adi (august) month. Navratri is yet another famous festival in this temple.

Special Offerings:

People visit this temple to have a prosperous married life, and child boon. Devotees mostly offer lemon garland, vermillion, red saree, and turmeric to the Goddess.


This temple is kept open from 6 am to 11 am them from 5 pm to 8 pm.


This temple is an exemplar of Dravidian cum French architecture. The stainless glass paintings, intricate designs on the pillars are done in French style, the goddess shrine; sanctum sanctorum and the stupa are carved in Dravidian way.


This antique temple is situated in MG road at Pondicherry.

Temple’s nearby:

There are few temples around this temple, Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, and Chetty Pillayar Temple

Travel Mode

Buses from Chennai will take you to Pondicherry from where you can take an auto rickshaw or taxi to reach this temple.


Pondicherry railway station is connected to all main cities in Tamilnadu.


The nearest International airport is in Chennai and Pondicherry has domestic airport.