10 Places In India That Haven't Changed In A 100 Years ( Photo 5 of 10 )
10 Places In India That Haven't Changed In A 100 Years ( Photo 5 of 10 )« Back to Album
The unique location of Pondicherry captured the attention of Portuguese, the Dutch, the Danes, the English and the French. Pondicherry came under the rule of the French in 1673 and since then it became the site for the battle between the British and the French. Pondicherry remained as the capital of French India for about 300 years, before it attained its independence in 1954.