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Rock Beach, Pondicherry

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Lined with a number of restaurants, Rock Beach draws crowds of locals and tourists who come here to enjoy an evening or a morning stroll along the bay. The beach stretches for 1.2 km (0.74 mi). The sun-scorched rocks obstruct access to the sea, making this beach unsuitable for swimming. Plan to visit Rock Beach during your Pondicherry vacation using our convenient Pondicherry online visit planner .
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  • Its a great time to be here through out the year and its fun too. The place is almost on a must visit on everyone's agenda  more »
  • Just keep walking on the sand, keep moving slowly, don't think of anything or even the time spent here.. very relaxing treat.  more »
  • Hope it remains as beautiful. With great effort by the Governor of Puducherry Ms. Kiran Bedi, experienced a beautiful promenade walk.  more »
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  • Clean. Accessible. Beautiful!!. Very close to the French area of the town, about a kilometre from the railway station, tough it is called beach, there is no sand you can play with. This is converted rock beach with enough place for people who want to walk,jog,run or meditate The traffic during the day time is closed on this road so that people can use this stretch for exercise. You can catch amazing sunrises from this beach. Early in the morning most fishermen start their day crossing this beach and combined with the sunrise , this view should not be missed.
  • The beach was very cleaned and easily accessible. The seating arrangement is also very well done. Overall experience was very good. However this beach doesn't have any sack or any other roof to cover you during rainy season or during hot summer. So best time to visit is early morning or in the evening. Also it is adjacent to many other famous beach.
  • Very nice and clean beach. Looked really beautiful specially in evening time. View is also good. Great place to click super serene pictures. Not very crowded. Few restaurants were also present opposite to beach. Overall good place to hangout with friends and enjoy.
  • Excellent to visit and jog in the early morning to watch sunrise. Evening is little crowded but not bothering and hyperactive with snacks and extravagant restaurants. Watching full moon rise is fully feasible due to the location's climate. The beach road is fully parking free after evening so it'll get towed if you park, it's better to park on the parallel street (Rue Dumas). Don't be completely consumed by the beach view instead do visit the Old port dock which is very close since it's closed by evening 6:30.
  • Rock beach is an awesome place and a great place to visit and awesome experience for me. Especially in the night time and on the sun rise . Morning sunrise walk through the beach it give a pleasent experience and gives a great energy.And also the edge of rocks that extended to the sea is nice.The bridge at the right side of the beach is superb. You must go and visit adjoining bridge . It only opens at day time only . can't enter into bridge to see sunrise because it is restricted . For visitors are allowed only but I’m not sure about time. But one of the best and clean beach.
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