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Pondicherry Botanical Gardens

Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
+91 99233 65432
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Cultural Day Tour of Pondicherry and Auroville
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Educational private garden in the center of Pondicherry.in a short place, you can discover many flowers of Tamil Nadu, with information on the botanical names of many sort that you will have the opportunity to meet in your journey in India.Jacques created this very restful place of exchanges and sharings of knowledge with besides the exhibitions of painting, photography and sculptures.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average31%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible24%
2 weeks ago
“Beware the money changer”
2 weeks ago
“Just average”
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Nr. New Bus Stand | Old Tamil town, Pondicherry, India
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+91 99233 65432
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Reviewed 6 days ago

VISITED DURING FARM FEST (Feb 18) and a dedicated Phot-Shoot session in Pondi & Mahabalipuram. An Excellent Place & Good for families! {Ref to our Photos for details} 1. The BOTANICAL GARDEN is very close to the New Bus Stand & it is in the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the gardens are worth a visit, beware of a money changer who accosts visitors here and outside the excellent Baker Street bakery. A slightly-built man he will offer a very attractive rate and insists you count the money. His trick is to proffer a...More

Thank Tacklow
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You must visit this place if you in Pondicherry. Calm. Peace of mind. Lavishing greenary. Botanical garden built by French colonists on 22 acres with themed plots, an aquarium & train rides.

Thank Rohan S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just an average place.Best thing is this garden is very neat and clean.they maintained it very good

Thank KALATHINGAL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Could be maintained better. Enjoyed the tiny train trip through the park. Visit only if you have spare time

Thank abrahamsuji
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Botanical Garden is located south of the New Bus Stand in Pondicherry. The Botanical Gardens were laid out in 1826 in the ornate French style. There were pruned trees, flower beds and gravel lined paths and fountains. Perrottet was largely responsible for transforming the...More

Thank Aryan2007
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

The garden is quite small, compared to other botanical gardens in India. The place was not well maintained and it was dirty. There is an aquarium at one end, which is a bit difficult to find.

Thank Prakash_Chakraborty
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

It is a small botanical garden, not maintained. few benches and occupied by local love birds. only attrachion a mini train ride which you may enjoy if having kids in your group.

Thank Praveen D
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

For 50 rupees (and 10 other rupees if you want to look at the aquarium), you'll have the possibility to "enjoy" a nice walk among threes and plants of South India. But don't expect luxurious nature: unfortunately, this botanical garden has suffered greatly from cyclones...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

It is a big place with old trees and not at all maintained, only good for people looking to spend time around for secluded place as not many people come in or is good only for joggers as there is enough place with no traffic...More

Thank Valliappan M
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