Pondicherry: The French Town The architecture here reflects the stylings of the colonial times of the Portugese, Dutch and French. It's interesting to note the seamless transition of Tamil houses to French villas. Very quaint and very charming.
Ang Lee’s Life of Pi, set in the former French enclave of Pondicherry (now Puducherry), notched up 11 Oscar nominations. Anurag Mallick & Priya Ganapathy tell us how to experience this quaint town in 11 ways