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INTACH Heritage Centre

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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A different Pondicherry

Its situated close to the Aurobindo ashram and has quite a good antique collection of old... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2019
New Delhi, India

This outfit has made a great heritage map you can download or get more info from the centre about... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Jan 22, 2019
“A different Pondicherry”
Nov 4, 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
62 Rue Aurobindo Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

Its situated close to the Aurobindo ashram and has quite a good antique collection of old Pondicherry. This place is completely different as this is maintained by the French government.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nitesh_Rajput
Reviewed December 18, 2018

It is walking distance from Aurobindo Ashram. It is good if you want to see the well preserved heritage of Pondicherry.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Phoenix_SG_99
Reviewed November 4, 2018

This outfit has made a great heritage map you can download or get more info from the centre about the historic area and walks

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank iamhappysheep
Reviewed September 19, 2018

One of the best attractions in pondi. Seems like the heritage and proud are still being preserved and intact

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sujish c
Reviewed May 30, 2018

The center is a treasure tucked away in a small lane. A must visit for those interested in the history and evolution on the architecture in Pondicherry from colonial times till date. Most of the heritage hotels in Pondicherry have been restored by them and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank vmraghunath
Reviewed March 16, 2018

A good place with a good number of dedicated people doing a good amount of work in promoting the good old days. 3 cheers !

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Amrita67
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Located just a few blocks north of the market, the Center is housed in a beautifully restored home with central garden. The projects on display give you a nice feel for the town's colonial heritage, restorations planned or underway and the impressive scheme for enhancing...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Wendell D
Reviewed February 19, 2017

We visited Pondicherry a while ago and based on TripAdvisor's rating, we decided to give this heritage walk a go. Our guide was late. The walk lasted just over an hour or so and involved him talking about how great INTACH was and how useless...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Tekufa
Reviewed February 18, 2017

The gentleman who guided us through the French Town was so passionate about conservation: his sincerity to make Pondicherry into a cleaner and more beautiful town was quite touching, while his intelligence (6 languages he speaks!) gave more depth than a regular walking tour. Highly...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank TheWorldDigested
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Organised by INTARCH a wonderful resource for all those interested in the built heritage of Pondicherry. The walk started with a small briefing inside a restored heritage restaurant and then we went about exploring various lanes in the heritage part of town. Overall it was...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank LakshmiS247
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Response from Johnconnolly1 | Reviewed this property |
The walk is a very easy walk and probably last about 1 hr as the area covered is quite small. It is still very interesting and well worth taking.