Location: A Common Panchayat and Headquarters of Villiannur Taluk, Villiannur is a famous town in the Union Territory of Pondicherry, India. It is located at a distance of 9 km in the south of Pondicherry municipality.
Description: Villiannur, spread over an area of 65 square kilometer, offers a blend of captivating picturesque sights and serene ambience. While you are in Pondicherry, you will get a chance to explore most popular monuments and sacred places. Villiannur town is the most popular place that offers you a chance to visit many tourist attractions at one place. Villianur Temple is one of the most revered sites among Hindu devotees in India. You just need to travel 10 km from the main town to reach this temple. Do not forget to check out the famous Marian shrine, Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, which attracts a number of tourists every year. Due to the tranquil environment and the picturesque location, Villiannur grabs the attention of huge number of tourists.
Activities: May to June is the time period when Brahmotsavam festival is celebrated here annually, along with the appearance of moon. This is the time when you can participate in processions carried out in the town to mark this auspicious occasion.