The distance between these two cities is around 330Kms, and can be reached in approximately 5hrs 30min.Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Dindigul and Pondicherry. Parveen Travels is a major operator along this route. You have buses starting from 10:30 PM, till 10:30 PM. The lowest fare for these buses starts from Rs.550, and the maximum fare is around Rs.550.
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Dindigul, located in the state of Tamil Nadu, lies between the famous Palani and Sirumalai Hills. The city gets its name from a huge rock that overlooks the city and which resembles a pillow. This place was under the reign of Tipu Sultan for a long time and was later conquered by the British. Dindigul fort, built by Muthu Krishna Naicker in the 17th century, is one of the main attractions here. The site is currently maintained by the ASI. Kamarajar Lake, Berijam Lake, Kutladampatti Waterfalls and Ayyampalayam are few other beautiful places nearby. Known also as an important religious centre, some of the prominent temples are Kasi Visalakshi-Viswanathar Temple, Sri Kottai Mariamman Temple, Kamakshiamman Temple, Anjaneyar Temple, Sendraya Perumal Temple, Kurinji Andavar Temple, and Nadupatti Anjaneyar Temple. The Roman Catholic Church and the Begambur Big Mosque, both believed to be 300 years old, are other religious places here. Dindigul is accessible by a good road and rail network.
Pondicherry, also known as Puducherry is one of the union territories in India. It shares its neighborhood with Indian state Tamil Nadu. Affectionately referred as Pondy, the land has emerged as one of the most visited places in the recent years. Pondicherry is well connected to the rest of the country with roadways and railways. Pondicherry bus range connects the land to its neighboring cities and good frequency of Pondicherry bus timings is available. Pondicherry to Chennai, Pondicherry to Bangalore, Pondicherry to Mahabalipuram, and Pondicherry to Mangalore are few of the most popular Puducherry bus routes. Tamil Nadu State Corporation operates Volvo bus routes from Pondicherry to Chennai.
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