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French War Memorial

Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry, India
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Ranked #10 of 24 attractions in Pondicherry
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Bangalore, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

just near the beach and opposite to gandhi statue, the memorial is worth just a visit, a just walkable from the aurobindo ashram

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Bangalore, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place looks great during night with all lights on it. This don`t require extra effort to visit as it is on promenade.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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201 reviews 201 reviews
115 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Lovely remembrance to the fallen in world war 1. Disappointed you cannot get closer. It's on the Promenade so just keep walking after a quick view.

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Durgapur, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The war memorial is a must see. The serene atmosphere will give you a sense of de ja vu. Excellent at night for photography.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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95 reviews 95 reviews
43 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The French War Memorial on Goubert Avenue is solemn reminder of those brave soldiers who laid down their lives, for their country during the First World War. Every year on the 14th July (Bastille Day) the memorial is beautifully illuminated and homage is paid to those brave martyrs.

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Bangalore
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Right on Goubert Aveneue, you cannot miss this memorial if you walk down the beach road. Like everywhere else in White Town, the memorial is well maintained and clean. A good photo op for tourists. I had ventured out during a sizzling April afternoon to avoid shooting with the milling crowd during the evening.

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Kolkata
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I was a bit disappointed that visitors are not allowed to go all the way till the memorial. The memorial is very well maintained with manicured gardens.

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Ramagundam, Andhra Pradesh, India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Beautiful structure befitting the stature of a war memorial. The location on the beach road of Pondicherry, which is the heart of the city is even more apt and complements the importance of the structure.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Nice to see such old place is so well maintained. Travelers cannot miss it as it is very near to all the famous places.

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Hong Kong, China
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

On the promenade, it adds an element of grace and elegance to the bright and bustling promenade. It's pretty and stands out, but nothing to spend time on.

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