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Aayi Mandapam

The ever popular Government Park of Pondicherry is one of the major tourism attractions of the city. In the heart of this wonderful park stands the Aayi Mandapam. The Aayi Mandapam in Pondicherry is one of the wonderful monuments of the city and one of the Pondicherry Attractions also. According to the historians, it was built during the sixteenth century. It was named after a lady courtesan called Ayi. She destroyed her own house to erect a water reservoir to supply water for the city. At that time Napoleon III was the ruler of France. Later on, the French authority named the place to remember her contribution to the city.The magnificent Aayi Mandapam in Pondicherry is one of the reasons behind the popularity of the Government Park or the Bharati Park. The tower stands majestically at the center of the park, enhancing its look. The ever popular Government Park of Pondicherry is one of the major tourism attractions of the city.

In the heart of this wonderful park stands the Aayi Mandapam. The Aayi Mandapam in Pondicherry is one of the wonderful monuments of the city and one of the Pondicherry Attractions also.According to the historians, it was built during the sixteenth century. It was named after a lady courtesan called Ayi. She destroyed her own house to erect a water reservoir to supply water for the city. At that time Napoleon III was the ruler of France. Later on, the French authority named the place to remember her contribution to the city.The magnificent Aayi Mandapam in Pondicherry is one of the reasons behind the popularity of the Government Park or the Bharati Park. The tower stands majestically at the center of the park, enhancing its look.

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