Experience Historic Times And Prosperity At Le Dupleix, Pondicherry
Pondicherry is a popular globe-trotting place in the country. The former French colony has a lot of magnificent shrines and fascinating beaches to visit which makes it a major tourist hub. The city welcomes people of all cultures and religious backgrounds. Apart from the tourist places, the city is the busiest in M.G. Street and the Sunday Bazaar for fashion and embroidery.
Le Dupleix has been made celebrating the best of French architecture in Pondicherry. Le Dupleix is named after the last governor of Pondicherry. When his house was razed down, Mr Kapur was able to save a large part of the woodwork which has been reinstalled in Le Dupleix. With the help of INTACH, an architect, sculptor and textile expert, Mr Kapur was able to restore the woodwork to its former glory. The building was then converted into a hotel.
Le Dupleix, Pondicherry, is one of the best Heritage Hotel in white Town,offering comfort and serenity. The hotel stands flamboyant with its proud achievement of being the owner of Pondicherry's first bar. The hotel is a fantastic blend of the traditional and the modern architecture and has a quaint 'lost in time' feel to it. The hotel displays authentic woodwork, antique textiles lent by couture embroidery master Jean Francois Lesage and a custom design stone courtyard. The top floor shows an interesting contrast of intricate woodwork and clean modern lines with glass. Le Dupleix is known for its fare of seafood and Creole cuisine.