World Map

Puducherry Attractions

Aurobindo Ashram
Promenade Beach
Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception

Indian Subcontinent >> India >> Puducherry >> Religion in Puducherry

Religion in Puducherry

Puducherry is a host to a rich Indo-French culture as a former French colony in Southern India. Hinduism is the major religion in Puducherry, however, the French influence has created a good amount of Christian population as well. Islam is another popular religion here.

Puducherry is host to the world renowned Sri Aurobindo Ashram and the Auroville City, where followers of Sri Aurobindo reside and practice Aurobindo’s spiritual teachings. The city is also host to several cathedrals and churches.

There are numerous Hindu temples such as the Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Kamakshi Amman temple, Vannia Perumal Temple and Sithandhar Temple. Cathedrals and Muslim places of prayer include the Sacred Heart Church, Lourdes Church and the Jumma Masjid.

Related Features on Puducherry
The daily grind of city life can get very mundane after a while. Everyone needs the occasional escape. Are you ...
The world’s a big place. So how do you pick the best destinations to travel to in 2017? We have ...
Business trips, official tours, family vacations or friends’ outing - travelling is an unavoidable, yet pleasurable part of life. ...
Surfing as a sport is still finding its feet in India, and given that India has a vast coastline of ...
Hey brothers, put a smile on your sister’s face this Rakshabandhan (Rakhi). Present her something she is going to remember ...

Share:         Email

Travel Tools

World Weather World Time Converter
Currency Converter World Holidays & Festival
Travel Health & Tips Travel Insurance
TrainsTravel Features

Get the latest and the best on travel
Free Desktop Calendars!
Stay Connected!
Come join our interactive community
Quick Updates
Latest News, Deals, Views & more
© 2001 - 2019 JourneyMart.com. All rights reserved. Useful Links