Puducherry is also known as the "The French Riviera of the East", the coastal town of Puducherry is known for its serene atmosphere and French ambience. Legend associates Puducherry with the great Hindu sage Agastya. Thanks to Sri Aurobindo Ashram and the nearby Auroville International Township, the city gets an unique cultural and spiritual flavor. The great Tamil poets, Mahakavi Subramania Bharathi and his disciple Sri Bharatidasan resided in Puducherry. They are the people who make the history and culture of Puducherry all the more interesting. The climate is tropical between 18o C and 38o C. The city experiences two monsoons every year, a moderate rainfall in the month of July and a heavy rainfall in the month of November. Puducherry is 160 km south of Chennai and is well connected by bus through the East Coast Road (ECR). Every 20 minutes, there is bus service from Chennai to Puducherry and hence it is the most preferred mode of transport on this route. Rail connection is available via Villupuram (Chennai – Villupuram – Puducherry).

For more deatails about Puducherry, you can visit http://tourism.pondicherry.gov.in/