States Pondicherry Tourist Attractions Sunday Market

Sunday Market Pondicherry

Without a shopping excursion, any vacation is incomplete! If you agree on that then Sunday Market is just the right place which you should include in your Pondicherry holiday itinerary. Sunday Market is one of those few markets in Pondicherry that are quite well-known not only amongst locals but travellers as well. Observed on M.G. Road, Sunday Market is probably the most hyped market destination in Pondicherry. The market offers a wide variety of products and that too at affordable rates; these products range from household to fashion to education to accessories. For all the bibliophiles, this popular place in Pondicherry is a paradise as it proffers a legion collection of books, both new as well as the second-hand ones. The stockpiles of countless books here is something which is a treat to the eyes of every book lover; and if you are amongst those, it is indeed a paradise where you should mark your presence. Besides English, the books are also available in German and French.

Furthermore, the market also sells a large variety of grocery items like cups and metal plates. Along with that, there you can also find some good apparel like t-shirts, scarves, shoes and belts and that too at cheap prices. A wide variety of perfumes can also be purchased from this market. Moving on to the history of Sunday Market in Pondicherry, it was first set-up some 30 years ago with an initiative of a few local small traders who come here to sell their products. With time, the traders started getting a good customer response and as a result of that, the Sunday Market in Pondicherry became a regular feature of the city tourism. With more than 1000 shops selling a wide range of products, Sunday Market has emerged to be a popular shopping destination in Pondicherry. Even if you’re not shopaholic kind of person, a large assortment of some exquisite products make a visit to Sunday Market must.


Mahatma Gandhi Rd, MG Road Area, Puducherry - 605001.


From Monday to Saturday, Sunday Market remains closed. On Sundays, it opens from 10:00 AM and closes at 5:00 PM.

Entry Fee

No Entry Fee

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