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Address: Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry 605001, India
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A historic monument but the walk along outside is worth it.

Go on a Saturday evening (or maybe any evening) after 6 pm. It's a no vehicle stretch beside the beach worth walking and chilling out. Great ambience. Lots of locals and tourists... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Kolkata
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful monument of a different type of structural form. French soldiers had heroic roll in World War. I paid my salute to them

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Kolkata
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Go on a Saturday evening (or maybe any evening) after 6 pm. It's a no vehicle stretch beside the beach worth walking and chilling out. Great ambience. Lots of locals and tourists. Is very safe.

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bangalore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is near to rocky beach on the side of the road. The problem with this place is as it is on one end of the beach. People often urinate near to this place. The place stinks badly.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A simple and white structure to commemorate the French war in India. This is right on the street of Paradise beach facing the sea Bay of Bengal. It has a nice path and one can take nice walk on the beach in this beautiful beach town.

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Pondicherry, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

French War Memorial is on of the most beautiful monument at pondicherry beach.... but honestly to say those gates are never opened for tourist... only on a particular day the politicians and the french embassy people enter to make respects to the monument... lightnings on the monument during the night time is simple and different

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New Lambton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This memorial, at the northern end of the Beach promenade, is unusual as it commemorates Indo French who died in various wars.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the French war memorial present on the rock beach. It is really beautiful place. Must go when traveling there.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited at the peak of holiday season (end of Dec-2016). This memorial is very good. However with bus load of tourists and hooligans this seemed to be place for picnic instead of war memorial.

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Ahmedabad
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please dont go by the name and dont expect to see some extraordinary things. There's nothing other than the structure as seen in the picture. Its just a symbol of remembrance of French warriors.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

The French War Memorial is situated on the Beach Road. It is just another war memorial. You can see this place while you are on a stroll on the seaside promenade. The best part is, You don't need to plan separately for visiting this place. It's on the most famous road of Pondicherry. So, you pass by the monument several... More 

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