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Seaside Promenade

Address: Pondicherry, India
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Ranked #3 of 27 Attractions in Pondicherry
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks

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Secunderabad, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

There is nothing to see here. I do not know why its listed as an attraction. Its an overcrowded road next to a very rocky sealine.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Seaside promenade is aka rocky beach as it is lined by rocks. Sitting on those rocks facing the sea makes one feel amazing. Best place to spend quality time with yourself in the evening. Also make sure not to miss a walk along the beach at night.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I'll put very good because there is no "good". It's nice, peaceful, except from a couple of people near the Gandhi statue, no one hassles you... There's not much to say really, definitely worth the walk but nothing ground-breaking. You'll see some churches on the left hand side, Ghandi, Dupleix, Joan of Arc (from far) & Schoelcher statues, the French... More 

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Gurgaon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Great place to experience the sea breeze, contemplate in the vehicle free evenings and get a glimpse of the local life. The promenade offers some good dining/coffee options like Le Cafe or local street food for they more adventurous.

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Paris
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

One of Pondicherry's more pleasant attractions is the ocean-front boulevard. In the evenings this corniche is vehicle-free, allowing all and sundry (mainly men) to promenade. The sandy beach has gone, swept away by the tsunami. You can pause for an icecream at 'Le Café', a building on the ocean-side of the street which was recently restored by the INTACH, India's... More 

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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

...in the refreshing evening breeze. In the evening the promenade is closed off to traffic. It is a good place to stroll up and down, and to meet locals and other visitors. Pondy is a resort place for North Indians, so many are visitors just as you too. But also locals come here for a cool evening. So the convergence... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Its a nice place to watch a good sunset/sunrise. Many good eateries around. Take a jog or rent a cycle. Its enjoyable since the road is closed for traffic early mornings n evenings. Lots of vendors selling famous eats on the beach. Good photo ops

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I have visited Pondy for over more than 3 time now but never stopped here for visit or for photography.. Just took photos of the statue from my car itself.. But a good to visit.. Nothing new.. Very crowded tho.. Clean too.. But becoming dirty..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The beach is not clean. Stay away from the beach and enjoy the sea from this point .The city is beautiful and this is the necklace road evenings are fun times here

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a few drinks and a small meal which was done very quicklly, as asked for. Got a real good feel

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