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Visit Promenade Beach

Promenade beach is the pride of Pondicherry and stretches for approximately 1.5 kms. It is a wonderland for travellers and has some of the most magnificent landmarks like the War Memorial, statue of Joan of Arc and the heritage town hall situated on it.

Promenade beach is the pride of Pondicherry and stretches for approximately 1.5 kms. It is a wonderland for travellers and has some of the most magnificent landmarks like the War Memorial, statue of Joan of Arc and the heritage town hall situated on it. Additionally, one can also spot the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, old lighthouse, the remains of the old pier, Dupleix statue and the old customs house located on the Promenade Beach.

The beach remains crowded with visitors enjoying sports activities like volleyball and swimming during the evening. Waterscape, ocean spray and myriad reaction of people make the beach an attractive destination of Pondicherry.

Crustaceans or animals with exoskeleton like crabs can be found below the rocks situated on the Promenade beach. Some of the best restaurants of Pondicherry majorly dealing with traditional cuisine and seafood can be found here. Hawkers selling out local street food and handicrafts are a common sight near the beach. Just opposite to the beach, the Tourist Information Centre is present within an esthetically heritage building for any kind of help needed.

Open : Every day

Visiting Charges: None

Timing

All days of the week 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM

PREFFERED BY

Nature Lovers,Experience Seekers ,Wanderers

TIME SPENT

1 hour

ENTRY FEE

No Entry fee

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Beaches
  • Altitude

    None
  • STD Code

    0413
  • Best Season

    October - March
  • State/Code

    Pondicherry/None
  • LANGUAGES

    Tamil, French, English, Telugu, Malayalam