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Seaside Promenade

Pondicherry, India
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Ranked #5 of 24 Attractions in Pondicherry
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Bangalore, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

It is a beautiful setting with the beach in front of the road and is very pleasant in the early mornings and evenings. The road is closed for traffic from evening 6.00 pm till 7 am and walking down the road feels good.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Since our hotel was 5 mins from Promenade we daily used to come here in evening to sit in the peace. Awesome place like Marine drive of Mumbai. The thing I liked most is its Vehicle free zone from 6.30 pm to 7.30 am next day- i.e. one cannot ride or drive any type of vehicle in that area- not... More

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Hyderabad, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The promenade area is a about a kilometer long by the side of the sea and the buildings of french period on the other side of the road. Lovely to take a walk, street food is also available along with good cafes on the other side. The carnival that takes place in the last week of September is a thing... More

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Hyderabad, India
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7 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Before hitting the promenade spend some time before sunset at the nearby Bharati Park. Walk down the the Promenade from there. Before reaching grab a beer or two from the 'Qualithe'. Wander aimlessly till quite late into the evening on the promenade. Hit for food on the 'Le Cafe' (No Alcohol served here hence the tip to grab a beer... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

a place to relax and watch the waves. there are some road side shops that provide munchies. evening time visit is recommended.

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Pune, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Title says it all :) Restaurants, shore, crowd, La Cafe, french colonies everything is just amazing at this place.

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Patna, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

An excellent place to enjoy your holiday with your family and children. 100 percent relaxing with no vehicles movement on the roads...coffee house and neat area around....perfect

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The beach reminded me of Marine Drive at Mumbai though a smaller version of it. A must visit if you are planning to go to Pondicherry. Quite close to the French Consulate, this beach is a must visit in the evenings since it is a Vehicle Free Zone at these times. Though, I would recommend not to try out the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

its a beautiful walk along the promenade ...v went during the bank holidays so was a bit crowded but absolutely worth it...v had hired bikes ...so would park in on of the lanes as they close the promenade for vehicles in the evening I think...but we went there every evening....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

well maintained by Government of Pondicherry, there are shops where you can buy soveniers, bit costly but still affordafle..

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