We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
1,433
All photos (1,433)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“free zone”(34 reviews)
“evening walk”(115 reviews)
“sea breeze”(95 reviews)
About
Contact
Pondicherry, India
Website
+91 413 228 1608
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Pondicherry
from US$27.00
More Info
from US$9.50
More Info
from US$28.00
More Info
from US$49.00
More Info
Reviews (2,738)
Filter reviews
2,472 results
Traveller rating
1,047
1,055
301
60
9
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
1,047
1,055
301
60
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviews free zone evening walk sea breeze le cafe gandhi statue vehicular traffic nice walk rocky beach marine drive on the rocks cool breeze street food nice place long walk bay of bengal morning and evening light house
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 2,472 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am visiting this place to celebrating my wife's birth day... Nice place take walk at evening and early morning... Must visit place at Pondicherry.... Police not allowing to use vehicle's on this road, but it is good for the walkers..... Thanks

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank satyajeet13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Brilliant, quaint French town with the renowned Aurobindo Ashram and Auroville for stay. Good food and wine at extremely subsidised rates, since its a Union territory of India. Worth visiting for singles and couples above 25 years of age. Very relaxed and lazy town. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rakshitalok
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place had just 4 stone like pillars in those days when French were staying here. Now the Govt has a Gandhi Statue installed but badly maintained. The Bay Of Bengal is close to Le Cafe a french foot print left for us visitors to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dishaa674
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a very pleasant place on the sea beach. You can either have a walk or sit down on a nearby seat or even can have snacks in nearby snack-bar

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pialeebnrji
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent 2 evenings just moving around this place and having light snacks in the near by restaurants. Movement of vehicles is stopped after 4.30 PM which makes it even better.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amit1804
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You should see this if you are in the area. Lovely seafront and plenty to see. Some great places for coffee and a snack.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank neiljames1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We walked here everyday. A great morning/ evening ritual . A nice walk to be by the sea with no traffic

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sarahreid-11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here on a Saturday. With the road closed for vehicles, it was an absolute pleasure to take a long walk along the Promenade with couple of good restaurants along the way.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RahulC1484
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to share an evening promenade with teh locals along the traffic free sea front. Shame the beach is no longer swimmable

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No vehicle here makes this place a safe heaven for kids to unwind.the promenade is well Maintained and is a highlight when one visits pondicherry.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dharmishm
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 99 nearby hotels
The Promenade
1,392 reviews
.07 km away
Le Dupleix
615 reviews
.30 km away
Hotel du Parc
485 reviews
.37 km away
Hotel Villa Krish
77 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 451 nearby restaurants
Villa Shanti
1,454 reviews
.43 km away
Coromandel Cafe
90 reviews
.23 km away
The Indian Kaffe Express
357 reviews
.27 km away
Lighthouse
415 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 120 nearby attractions
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
1,413 reviews
.44 km away
Rock Beach
402 reviews
.48 km away
Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges
403 reviews
.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
zorrojeyachandran
20 December 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from SharadG111 | Reviewed this property |
Please note - DO NOT park your vehicle at the sea side on rock beach .. or else police will give you court summon. No challan .. direct summon. They are very strict. Evening 1730 onwards no vehicles at that lane. It’s... More
0
Votes
Tridip H
30 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from GowriShankarMani | Reviewed this property |
Hi...You can visit pondy and do the site seeing on the same day but if you want to spend more time on each visiting point then you won't be covering all the spots. Plan accordingly.
0
Votes
MohitS2086
11 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Krupabn | Reviewed this property |
Evening in paradise beach and sunrise in promenade would be ideal...
1
Vote