Welcome to Puducherry

About Puducherry

The city of Pondicherry is placed in Puducherry district of the union territory. It is devotedly popular as Pondy, and has been properly known by the different name Puducherry in Tamil Nadu since 2006. Puducherry city consists of 42 wards. First 1-10 wards are placed in north of the city. Wards 11-19 are placed in Boulevard Town and remaining all wards are situated in the southwest of the downtown.


The past of the city of Puducherry is listed only after the advent of Portuguese, British, Dutch, and French colonialists. By difference, adjacent places such as Ariyankuppam, Kakayanthoppe, Arikamedu, Bahur and Villianur, which were settled by the French East India Company over some undefined time frame and which later turned into the union domain of Puducherry, which likewise has written history originating before the frontier time frame.

How to Reach

By Road

Puducherry is best open by street, either by transport or by taxi. Private traveller transports utilize from Chennai, Madurai and Bengaluru to Puducherry. Transports additionally associate Puducherry to Thanjavur, Trichy, Chidambaram and Coimbatore.

By Train

Puducherry has its own railway station, which is connected to major cities like Villupuram and Chennai. The closest major rail junction from Puducherry is Villupuram, which is around 35 kilometres far from the town. The railhead is very much associated with urban communities like New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, and Trivandrum. Two of the most well-known trains are New Delhi Puducherry Express and Nagercoil Express.

By Air

Chennai International Airport, the closest airplane terminal, is found 135 km away. Chennai is very much associated with numerous urban areas in India like Delhi, Mumbai, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Pune, Hyderabad, and so forth.

Distance From Near By Cities

  • Chennai – 155.2km
  • Tirupathi – 269km
  • Bangalore – 316.4km
  • Hyderabad – 783.9km
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