Puducherry, on the gulf of Bengal, preserves its colonial-style architecture with care. Custom-made lampposts in cast iron with 851 LED lamps were chosen to illuminate the city centre.
Puducherry , India
Public Works Department (PWD), Puducherry Tourism
Development Corporation & INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage) – Puducherry
Heritage Area Beautification – Roman Rolland, Dumas Street, Bharathi Park – Puducherry
The city was designed according to the traditional French grid pattern, with square housing blocks and perpendicular tree-lined avenues. The central park is a point of reference for the entire city.
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