Pondicherry : The Streets

During our walks around Puducherry, also known as Pondicherry, we collected a few pictures which give a fair sense of what the city looks like. I was particulary fascinated with the lovely doors, and the walls that supported them.

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Gorgeous deep burgundy red door with aged walls. Pondicherry 2015. I love that distressed red door to the left.

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Exposed wood door with foliage.
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Cafe door.
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Another wood polished door with ochre yellow walls and white highlights.
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The Play Clan store. A great place to buy Indian style tshirts and stuff.
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Cafe Des Arts marries art and cafe.
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Another lovely store. Note the door next to it.
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The grey walls with white highlights of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram.
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More ochre yellow, white highlights and polished wood. Love those windows.
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La Maison Rose store.
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The corssing of two streets. Ochre yellow, white highlights and wood.
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Another lovely distressed look door and wall.
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Divine light inside The Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (The Church of Our Lady of Angels)
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From inside The Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (The Church of Our Lady of Angels)
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Inside The Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (The Church of Our Lady of Angels)
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The plaque at The Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (The Church of Our Lady of Angels).
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Another plaque.
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The French Cultural Centre.
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Note the beautiful art-deco wall.
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Gorgeous tree lined streets with vibrant buildings.
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Most of the streets in White Town are named in French.
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A night street market. Get your choice of goodies and street food here.
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Art and cafe. Its all in Pondicherry.
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The beach view from Cafe Seagulls.
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Basilica Of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus.
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Two beautiful doors and one gorgeous balcony. Pondicherry.
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Grey and white walls of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram and Society.
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The Cluny Embroidery Centre at Pondicherry.

 

24 thoughts on “Pondicherry : The Streets”

  1. The bright yellow French quarters and their bougainvillea laden entrances. The splash of yellows and the influence of the French and Chettinad culture has come out so vibrantly in your pictures. 🙂

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  2. Your photos of Pondy are amazing Param and Shikha! Looking at them I just went back to this beautiful town that was my home for one year! Pondicherry has such a unique architecture, a great mix of French and Indian influence! Thank you for sharing!

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  3. Ah, the kind of post I was searching for. I’ve heard a lot of Pondicherry, but from the info and photos on the net I couldn’t see what would attract me in the city. Now I see 🙂

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