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Park Monument (Aayi Mandapam)

Inside The Bharathi Park, Pondicherry, India
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A Classical Monument Honoring Prostitute Aayi

Behind this beautiful Greco-Roman classical monument in the centre of the Bharati Circular Park... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Newdelhi india
need to be cleaned

charming place but unfortunately with a lot of garbage around. Not far from the Lt Governor's place.

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Santa Marta, Colombia
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Inside The Bharathi Park, Pondicherry, India
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Behind this beautiful Greco-Roman classical monument in the centre of the Bharati Circular Park hangs a tale ! It appears that the great king Krishnadevrai of the Vijaynagar kingdom was passing through his domains in Puducherry & saw a beautiful regal building .On enquiry it...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017

charming place but unfortunately with a lot of garbage around. Not far from the Lt Governor's place.

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Very well maintained architecture compared to other such monuments in India. In the middle of the park beside beach, so can spend some time here

Thank surajp47
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

It's a lovely park in front of governor palace and rock beach. It's very nice park to spend time very clean and green all the time. Here you can get bsnl wifi too. Even in mid of the day in summer this place so cool...More

Thank Vijaypeace
Reviewed 17 April 2017

As its very near to Museum and beach , we went inside for about 45mins , there is monument inside the park .Aayi Mandapam (Park Monument) is a white monument in Pondicherry, India built during the time of Napoleon III, Emperor of France. It is...More

Thank Sunand_sharma
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Nice Park at the city Center, even their is a kids play area and photo scenic spot in pondicherry. we went in the evening so the place was very cool in the summer

Thank vinaybrshimoga
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The build up and photos could be misleading. It is a decent enough park, but pretty small and more a hangout for the locals. Do not have much expectation and make this just a stop over around your exploration of White Town.

Thank Yathrik
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The structure is small but extremely beautiful. In fact it is the centre of attraction of the park. The maintenance is superb.

Thank DrSudhin
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is inside the park and located mainly in the middle of the park. Nice lighting in the evening and looks prominent from around the park. Worth for taking snaps

Thank saurav_banglore
Reviewed 25 January 2017

To those without local knowledge, this quite impressive monument lacks any evident explanation in English. The story, about the harlot or courtesan and the water supply( we read this in the museum) is an interesting tale, but nothing at the monument to tell you about...More

Thank Gregory D
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