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About Arikamedu

Once inhabited by Romans and French, Arikamedu is an archaeological site near Pondicherry that encapsulates history in its ruins & remains. It used to be a fishing village and then became the Chola port town from where trading of beads, gems, terracotta, spices, wine and more were done during the 2nd century B.C. You can see excavation sites, the perpendicular walls and mission site here. The place is surrounded by coconut trees and provides a breathtaking view.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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