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Address: Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry, India
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If you are walking by the promenade, you are likely to come up to this place. But there is nothing of note so don't specifically try to see this.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Siddhartha J
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English first
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you are walking by the promenade, you are likely to come up to this place. But there is nothing of note so don't specifically try to see this.

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

French memorial is on the promenade and was under renovation when we visited in June 2015. One can give this a miss since there is nothing special. If you happen to criss cross the promenade – which is a good place to stroll in the evenings you would anyways see the memorial. The information regarding the memorial is written on... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This is on the rocky beach, just opp. to the Gandhi statue. Nothing much to do, no one is allowed inside.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

One of tourist place that should be visited in pondy to understand how French influence in pondy lifestyle

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The war memorial was definitely not what I expected. It was a small statue erected with a plaque and one can easily miss it if one is not looking for it. Though that’s also possible since there was construction and painting going on when we visited so maybe the sign boards etc had been removed, I don’t know for sure.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

this is on the promenade, but in a small garden...and there is nohting that will make us go in and read about the memorial. its too small a structure for such a large event, so does not give the impression of being a landmark attraction.

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Kozhikode, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This war memorial is located inside a park. Lots of greenery around and lots of photography options.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Its a small clean memorial located on Goubert Avenue, right in fron of the beach. Taking an evening walk is definitely recommended here. Other major attractions are also close to this

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Pondicherry, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

its situated on the beach constructed in memory of soliders who fought for french army in the second world war where you can see the french culture

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

When we saw the memorial it was closed. Whatever we could see from the main sea facing road, it was very simple but very impressive. Names of French Soldiers inscribed on the plaque catapults one back into time when Pondicherry was a part of France. The feeling is enough to visit this memorial again

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Address: Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry

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