Pondy’s vibe: less faded colonial-era ville, more bohemian-chic, New Age–meets–Old World hang-out on the international travel trail. The older ‘French’ part of town (where you’ll probably spend most of your time) is full of quiet, clean streets, lined with bougainvillea-draped colonial-style townhouses numbered in an almost logical manner.
- Architectural masterpiece of Matrimandir
- Visit to Auroville
- Visit the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church