Pondicherry, a former French colony on the south-eastern coast of India, is unique for its ‘French Mediterranean mixed with local Tamil’ architecture and cultural traditions. While famed for its heritage, Pondicherry also struggles with the same challenges of urban growth and development facing other Indian cities today.
On the travel map as the 'perfect weekend getaway' and as the 'Land of Pi', for local citizens there is still the business of actually living and working here! What are our local histories, current challenges, and collective aspirations, and how are they manifested in the urban realm around us?
Join us in exploring the town by either leading or participating in a Jane's Walk!