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Raj Niwas

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Palatial

This luxurious house is official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2019
ranjanapathak
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Orlando, Florida
A palace!

This was an old palace which has now been converted to residence of the governor. Currently, Kiran... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
Jaysheel D
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Mumbai, India
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Ranga Pillai St | Opp Bharthi park, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed March 21, 2019

This luxurious house is official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Pondycherry. It is situated in White Town, and very near to the sea side Promenade. Opposite to The Raj Nivas, Bharathi Garden is there. So if you are going to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019

We couldn't get in on the day , but it is already fantastic to look from the outside opposite from a great little park in the french quarter

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

This was an old palace which has now been converted to residence of the governor. Currently, Kiran Bedi is residing there. The place is open for visitors (with prior appointments to be taken online). Sometimes, she even meets the visitors! :) That is always the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jaysheel D
Reviewed February 23, 2019

They want it all over India as RAJ NIVAS in all states. It has a Ball Dance Room and everything that the English Lord's had. I wanted to meet the Governor but I was not allowed to go near the Gate. Dozen Police with French...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ashapondy, Comptroller , Raj Nivas, Pondicherry at Raj Niwas, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Raj Nivas permits visitors vide an Online Registration on website rajnivas.py.in Monday to Saturday 1230pm to 130pm. 425 Groups and more than 13000 visitors have visited Raj Nivas in the last 30 months. Welcome... Pls contact 04132334050 for assistance

Reviewed February 5, 2019

We made the online booking for the Raj Nivas visitors tour and waited for the confirmation (You can get the instructions from the Raj Nivas Wiki page on how to do this). After waiting for a week, I contacted them through phone only to know...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ashapondy, Comptroller , Raj Nivas, Pondicherry at Raj Niwas, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Thanks for the warm appreciation. It is a pleasure to receive visitors as part of the initiatives of Hon'ble Lt Governor Dr Kiran Bedi; to transform this to a People's Nivas. Gratitude ..

Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

First timed in Bhaarath, Raj Bhavan (offices cum residence of Governor/Lt. Governor)opened doors for general public and visit includes meeting MADAM HLG too. Visitors are given a tour of the interior and the exhibits, and permitted to meet Madam HLG. An unforgetable experience and which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

This is a government building visible from the road and a visit to this building is only possible through an appointment. It's a beautiful building surrounded by lush well maintained gardens.

Date of experience: November 2018
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ashapondy, Comptroller , Raj Nivas, Pondicherry at Raj Niwas, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Raj Nivas permits visitors vide an Online Registration on website rajnivas.py.in Monday to Saturday 1230pm to 130pm. 425 Groups and more than 13000 visitors have visited Raj Nivas in the last 30 months. Welcome..

Reviewed January 8, 2019

The park and the governors mansion facing it are quite nice and offer a good opportunity for a leisurely walk.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

This place is not exactly a tourist place but it shows us the old French furnitures and utensils making it a place to visit in Pondicherry

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

It is here that Lt Governor of Pondicherry lives and its Official building. One can enter and meet the Governor with prior appointment which we did. It has Two levels. One the First floor there is meeting and dining halls.Beautiful place.

Date of experience: December 2018
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shaikh4485
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Response from ashapondy | Property representative |
There is a parking facility outside the campus for visitors . The confirmation mail to the visitor request has clear guidelines on this. These are the responsibility of the visitor .
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August 9, 2017|
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U serious?
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