Shanti Travel offers recommended two-hour walking tours of Puducherry with English- or French-speaking guides.
Notre Dame des Anges
The twin towers and dome of the mellow pink-and-cream Notre Dame des Anges, built in the 1850s, look sublime in the late-afternoon...
École Française D'Extrême-Orient
Towards the southern end of Dumas St, check out the beautiful École Française D'Extrême-Orient heritage building and library.
A quirky little semi-open-air upstairs bar/cafe lounge that's friendly and sociable, and does good cocktails (assuming the barman hasn't...
Carte Blanche Restaurant
Polished service and French, Italian or creole (French-Indian) food in the atmospheric courtyard restaurant at the heart ot the Hotel de...
20 Rue Bussy · interesting places nearby
The kind of place where Indiana Jones gets the sweats, this antique and curio shop sells sculptures, carved doors, wooden chests, paintings and furniture culled from Puducherry’s colonial and even pre-colonial history. It ships to Europe for ₹20,000 per cubic metre – make sure to check that your purchases aren't subject to export restrictions.