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One cannot come back without walking through the shore of Promenade Beach because if he does, he is going to regret for sure. It is a beautiful rock beach in the heat of the land and thus has a picturesque view for the tourists. There is a lot around the beach as well which can attract you easily.

Top attractions of Promenade Beach

Statue of Gandhi

The statue of Gandhi one of the best places which you could be visiting with your loved ones. It is one of the major landmarks which you should be visiting with your loved ones. This will instill within you a sense of inspirational wonder.

French War Memorial

The French War Memorial is specifically dedicated to the French residents of India who had died for the country during the first world war. And this is all the more of a reason to visit this amazing place.

Old Light House

This lighthouse was constructed in the nineteenth century by the French rulers. However, a new lighthouse was constructed in the 20th century by the government of India. Now what would really interest you is the fact that the first lighthouse was beamed on 1st September 1836 and the new lighthouse had started its operations in the year of 1979.

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Things to do around Promenade Beach

Statue of Dupleix

Dupleix was born in France. He was a brilliant voyager and had made several voyages to America and India and was even named as the member of the superior council at Pondicherry. Dupleix had a great sense of doing business as well as additional duties. He had even made large ventures on his own acquiring a fortune from them. It was in his memory that this place was built.

Pondicherry Museum

This is basically an art and history museum and is quite famous for it’s a wide range of collection of fine lost wax bronzes from the period of the Chola Empire. This museum’s collection is inclusive of 81 Chola bronze sculptures which is an amazing site to view.

Bharati Government Park

Bharati Park which is also known as the Government Park is situated in the green centre of the French Town offering its lush trees providing ample relief from the scorching sun on a very hot summer day. Here you can also see children playing in the ponds, on the hill or in the traffic park. Overall, it is a great place to visit around with loved ones for having a unique experience.

Best time to visit Promenade Beach

The beach can be visited between 5 am to 8 pm. However, the best months are from October to March.

How to reach Promenade Beach?

By Air - If you are planning to visit via air then you should know that the Chennai Airport is the nearest airport and from there you will need to either take a bus or a taxi.

By Road - The connectivity via road is also quite good. Thus, it would be much convenient for you to travel by road.

By Train - It is in Villupuram that the nearest railway station is located. From there you will either have to take a taxi or any other means of public transportation to reach Promenade beach.

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