Puducherry To Be Developed Into A Spiritual Getaway. Here Are The Development Projects In Store

by Sanjana Shenoy
Puducherry To Be Developed Into A Spiritual Getaway. Here Are The Development Projects In Store

Puducherry is popular for its blue azure beaches, charming French cafes, stunning boulevards and breezy vibes. Tourists often head to the french colonial settlement for a wonderful holiday. Drinks, beaches, Insta-worthy photos lace the itinerary. Well, very soon, Puducherry will be developed into a spiritual getaway. Here’s all about it.

Puducherry To Get A Spiritual Makeover To Boost Tourism

While Auroville in Puducherry is known for offering a rejuvenating experience for tourists, Puducherry as a whole doesn’t cater to tourists seeking a spiritual getaway. This is about to change. According to a Times Of India report, Puducherry will witness several development projects — aimed to transform it into a spiritual getaway. Franco-Tamil regions like Yanam, Karaikal and Thirukanch in the French colonial settlement will undergo changes.

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Upcoming Development Projects

Here are some developmental projects in Puducherry, you need to look forward to

  • Touristy makeover of Eden beach
  • Sri Gangai Varagha Natheeswarar Temple to get more pilgrim facilities and ghat to be developed
  • Spiritual park at Thirunallar Karaikal to get swanky makeover
  • Aayi Mandapam to be renovated
  • Bharathi Park to get dynamic lighting

Ministry of Tourism and Culture is bringing these developmental projects to Puducherry under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme. The government expects that with Puducherry being given a spiritual makeover, there shall be a boost in tourism. Currently, tourists can head to Auroville’s Matrimandir for a calming meditation experience and also take up yoga and other healing workshops at the Arka Wellness Centre.

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Meanwhile, are you planning to head to the French colony settlement for a spiritual getaway? Which is your favourite spot to connect to your mind, body and soul in Puducherry? Let us know in the comments section below.

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