Arulmigu Kokilambigai Vudanurai Thirukameswarar Thirukovil is also known as Sri Gokilambal Thirukameshwara Temple or Villanur temple is one of the famous Lord Shiva Temples. Lord Shiva can be viewed in the form of Shiva Linga in this temple. The temple was constructed by Cholas centuries ago and is in Dravidian architecture. Another specialty of this temple is the sunrays that touch the deity on 9, 11 and 19th of a month named Panguni which can be considered as a month in between March-April. The importance of this temple is related to the Chola King Dharmabala Chozhan.Location:The Arulmigu Kokilambigai Vudanurai Thirukameswarar Thirukovil is located atE-Car St, VillanurPondicherry-605110.Best Time To Visit: TempleThe Best Time To Visit: this amazing temple is during the celebration of a festival named Bramhotsavam. The festival is for ten days and the temple will look at its best.TimingsThe temple is opened from6:00 am to 12:00 pm and4:00 pm to 9:00 pmDistance from Pondicherry Bus Stand to TempleThe distance between Pondicherry bus stand to this temple is 7.8 km and it takes 22 mins to travel.
Golconda is the first modern building present in Pondicherry and it is surely present in the list of places to visit in Pondicherry. It is considered as the introduction of modernism to India. It is a home to accommodate philosopher named Sri Aurobindo and was later converted as a dormitory. Golconda was designed by the famous architects George Nakashima and Antonin Raymond. The building is sensitive to the environment and is one of the best constructions of the modern era. It was build during the period of 1937-45. Golconda is a three storey building with two wings which are connected by a stair case in between. It was a kind of do it yourself project for the devotees present in the ashram and was build with both skilled and nonskilled people.Location:Dupuy St.White TownPondicherry 605002Best Time To Visit:Golconda can be visited at any time of the day.TimingsThere are no particular Timings :to visit the place, you can go there at any time.Distance from Pondicherry Bus stand to Golconda AshramThe distance from Pondicherry bus stand to Golconda Ashram is 3 km which take 3-4 mins to travel.
This temple is dedicated to Vishnu and is a Vaishnavite temple. The temple was build in the 12th century and follows Dravidian architecture. The principal deity of the temple is Venkatachalapathy and the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, Lord Narasimha Swamy is placed right behind the Venkatachalapathy idol. The architecture of this temple is similar to the architecture of Vedhapureshwarar temple. The five feet idol present in the temple has been buried in the earth and was found by some archeologists. The idol of Lord Vishnu is just marvelous and the smile surely gives the devotees positive vibes. Actually, the history tells that the temple was built for Lord Sree Rama, his wife Seetha and Hanuman but before bringing the idols to the place the idol of Narasimha Swamy was found.Location:Mahatma Gandhi RoadHeritage TownPuducherry-605001Best Time To Visit:The Best Time To Visit: this amazing temple is at morning time.TimingsThe temple is opened from6.00 am to 12.00 pm4.00 pm to 9.00 pmDistance from Pondicherry Bus stand to Varadharaja Perumal TempleThe distance from Pondicherry bus stand to Varadharaja Perumal Temple is 2.6 km and it takes 13 minutes to travel.
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