India is one country very popular for its vast scenic beauties. All states of India have more than one tourist destination to offer. Pondicherry is also known by the name Puducherry and is an union territory. Pondicherry was earlier ruled by the French and even now there are many French people who visit the state. Pondicherry is also very popular because of its vast sandy beaches. Even today , French is the official language of the state along with tamil,telugu and Malayalam.
Mahabalipuram lies in the state of Tamil Nadu. Mahabalipuram was earlier known by the name Mamallapuram and the city has many unique temples and cultural structures to offer to its tourists. The city was ruled by the Pallava dynasty in those days and hence the city has a very rich cultural heritage to offer as well.