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Living in Pondicherry, Puducherry:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

11 local experts

If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Pondicherry, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked 11 people living in Pondicherry what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:

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Here in my city, we could get fresh water and healthy food which is the essential criteria for a good health. And our government provides 24/7 transportation and hospitality services. and there are many shopping centers and tourist spots so that you will be able to spend your weekend happily. So you will be comfortable residing in our city.

Anyone moving to Puducherry should know it is one of the union territories of India. It comprises of Mahe, Yanam and Karaikal. It has a French touch as it was once conquered by the French Government. It is a tourist spot with mixed population, culture and language with Tamil one of the oldest languages of the world as its state language.

Prajnesh, says: 2020

Pondicherry is a calm and serene place, famously called ‘Peaceful Pondicherry’. In this city, one can find the perfect blend of Indian and French culture. The Indo-French heritage makes the city stand out from the rest. Also, it is a well-planned city wherein, all the main roads lead to the beach.

Renuka, says: 2020

Pondicherry has the best relaxing spots in my country. My city is one of the ten cities which has more multinational companies. My city restaurants has variety of south Indian and North Indian foods together. Pondicherry is the best tourist in my country. My city has more career opportunities.

Harnoor, says: 2020

It is the one of the seven union territories in India. It is well known in worldwide for Auroville. In a travel of two hours, Chennai one of the four megacities in India. Pondicherry is surrounded by two beaches. It is well known for its Beverages throughout India. It is called to be Mini-Goa in some places.

Pondicherry is a great tourist spot. It is also called the “Little France of India”. The natives here, speak tamil and so, for someone who wishes to move to Pondicherry should know at least a few common tamil phrases. The city mostly experiences a humid climate and so, when moving here, you must consider carrying a lot of cotton garments.

Kadiri, says: 2020

Puducherry is the French colony, a beautiful place that offers serenity and sanctity in its true sense. The city is calm and its enormous architecture having the French style, attracts people from all over the world. You’ll be surprised to find the variety of experiences you can have here. Auroville, Ashram are the best places to be visited.

Pubali, says: 2020

Pondicherry is a wonderful place for tourism. It has a French feel since it was ruled by France in the past. There is a whole town specifically for tourists from all over the world. The whole city is being maintained as it were in the olden times which gives us a view about how the city would have been in the past. The people are very friendly over tourists and fellow citizens and the city has refreshing tourist spots. if one considers to settle down in the city, it will not be a foreign area but rather gives the hometown feel to the individual.

Akshayraj, says: 2020

Puducherry is in southeast of India. It is famous for beach and liquor. It is one of the seven Union Territories in India. The only cons in Puducherry is that communicating with locals. It could be much difficult when compared to other states. It was under the French rule once.

Shradhanjali, says: 2020

Our city it’s quite beautiful and calm to enjoy your life with many earnings. Our city is maintained as clean one in our country. You can get fuel and liquor as cheap one. You have more freedom in our city to start your business with less tax. Our city has all basic essentials.

Nameeta, says: 2020

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