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French War Memorial

Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry, India
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Ranked #12 of 25 Attractions in Pondicherry
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

The memorial itself is fenced off, and a pretty garden added. The text is readable from the kerb. Probably spend a minute or two, pondering war, etc.

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Lucknow, India
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Right on the Promanade the French memorial is the most eye catching monument in Pondicherry.the lighting arrangements on the place magnify the beauty in the night.

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Pondicherry, India
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121 reviews 121 reviews
49 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

On the beach road The French War Memorial are there, standing high ,beautiful statue. Every one visiting Beach Road in Pondicherry, must see this.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Nothing much special unless you are into history. Looked good near The Promenade Beach. A walk down the road feels good with the evening breeze.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Makes you wonder why we don't honour our beloved soldiers like other nation's do!! We can also showcase our wonderful Indian Architecture

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I was staying in anandha inn hotel and wanted to visit french memorial. when inquired i got the information that it is near promenade beach and it was within walking distance from my place. Its 100 meters from Gandhiji statue on the beach.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This place will be very much effective when we see during night time due to their flash lights below it. we can feel the cool breeze of Promenade Beach infront of this war memorial and this place can be seen when we pass from Promenade Beach Road.

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San Francisco, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

It was simple and stuck in the middle of everything and looked elegant. Not a must-see, but you can take it in as you walk along the beach road.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Its bang on the busy promenade road. Saw a lot of visitors clicking away and looked wonderful and somber with the lighting in the evening. However, did not have clear information about the significance of the monument. Would be great to have it - enriches the experience.

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New Delhi, India
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

the french war memorial is situated near the sea pormade , it is marvelous piece of work so the french men can be given homage on their contribution in the war

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