Places to Shop:
1. Le Pondichery: This shop is located in The Promenade hotel and has a great collection of local fashion, home accessories, wellness products and more
2. Hidesign’s Flagship: This is their flagship store, with their museum bags, their history and stories spread across 3 floors. Le Hidesign Café on the 4th floor is a great place to cool off, with free wifi, after shopping.
3. Casablanca: This is Pondicherry’s own multi-brand store. You can also find local designers, Golden Bridge Pottery, Holii bags and other Auroville and Pondicherry crafts.
4. Auroville Boutique: There is a small boutique with Auroville crafts in the city, but you are probably better off shopping at their store in the visitor’s centre in Auroville
5. Farm Fresh: Opposite the Auroville bakery, it stocks Auroville food like cheeses, chocolates, cookies, jams, mustards and lots more.