Puducherry Tourism
 
Puducherry |




There are five major Shopping area's for visitors

 

  • Anna Salai
  • Nehru Street (J.N.Street)
  • Mahatma Gandhi Street (M.G.Street)
  • Cathedral Street (Mission Street)
  • Romain Rolland Street

          All the sops open from 10.00 a.m to 01.00 p.m and 04.00 p.m to 10.00 p.m. Most shops close on 

          Sunday.

     puducherry is the favourite stomping ground of the passionate shopper. It's an octroi - free destination for everything from cars to consumer goods. In addition, there is an enticingly low incidence of sales tax. Shop - hoppers will also relish the pleasant ambience of the boutiques in puducherry, which cater to a wide range of tastes, offering stylish garments, semi - precious stones, perfumes, hand - made incense, candles embossed with real petals, marbled silks and aromatherapy products. One can also find a variety of handicrafts from Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Karnataka, Kashmir, Tibet and puducherry of course.


Textiles:  puducherry has long been a centre for the production of household linen and garment textiles.
Furniture puducherry offers antique furniture and curios such as refinished Tamil, Keralite, and French and British colonial furniture.


Leather:  Making leather the forgotten way, with exacting attention to detail, is what separates the puducherry brands from the rest. Carefully finshed, innovative products with quality can be found in many leather shops in Pondy.


Pottery Excellent ceramic artists and artisans work in puducherry and Auroville. They keep a keen eye out for the right kind of clay and glazes and make the kilns appropriate to the local environment. Lending their signature an elegant simplicity and a unique decorative flourish.

AromaticsThe aromatics in puducherry is world famous for high - quality non - toxic incense sticks and cones as well as scented candles, perfumed oils and sachets, incense holders, ceramic holders and diffusers.


Foods:  A variety of jams is produced by Naturellement in Auroville. Some of the produces available are jellies, jams, marmalades, chutneys, pickles, French mustard, peanut butter and other exotic preserves. One can also find snacking cheeses and the cooking kind in Auroville.
puducherry is famous for its mineral water of which Pondichérry Mineral Water by PASIC is the most known.


Unique Products of puducherry

 

  •  puducherry art
  •  Handicraft items
  •  Leather products
  •  Fashions from Auroville
  •  Aromatics from locals, ashram and auroville
  •  Handmade paper products
  •  Ashram mementoes
  •  Ceramic tableware and décor items
  •  Décor items from village artisans
  •  South Indian collectibles
  •  Antique furniture
  •  Modern design furniture
  •  European cuisine and French bakery items.

 

World Class Products at Indian prices

 

  • Leather
  • Modern fashions
  • Silk saries & Textiles
  • Smart casual wear
  • Men’s Shoes
  • Jewellery
  • Watches
  • Modern décor items
  • Indian art
  • Glassware
  • Leather products and Luggage
  • Music and Film CDs and DVDs
  • Bicycles
  • Vegetables
  • Ice Creams & Pizza
  • Spirits


Content is provided by the Department of Tourism, puducherry
Queries about this website:tourism@pon.nic.in

Designed And Hosted by National Informatics Centre, puducherry.