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Address: Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Recalling yesteryear glory!

It was a fantastic experience visiting the French War Memorial. Though small in area, the environment was perceivably charged.

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It was a fantastic experience visiting the French War Memorial. Though small in area, the environment was perceivably charged.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing much to see in this memorial... however could have been improved in terms of some write up o r some historic documentary type.

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mumbai
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are in Pondicherry, you can think of spending some time in serene ambiance around the war memorial as there are lush green lawns around, Its' just opposite to the Governor's House

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

French War Memorial – a tribute of pillars erected in memory of all French soldiers who lost their lives during World War I Gourbet Avenue is stretch of asphalt along the promenade holds a string of architectural tributes created to pay respects to various people 

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Agra, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Onlu 2 min walk from Ghandi Statue, The French War Memorial on Goubert Avenue in Southern India is a reminder of those brave soldiers who laid down their lives, for their country during the First World War it have being great if its will be open , but you can watch it from outside !!

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Pelham, New Hampshire, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

French War Memorial located in French Quarter. It was built to commemorate the brave soldiers who died during First World War. The memorial has four stark white columns with a life-size statue of a soldier leaning on a rifle. Nice quick stop to pay respects. 5 minute walk from Promenade and other local sites.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited French War Memorial in the evening.It was closed for visit after 6 pm.This place is opp to Le cafe.

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Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would have been a nice place to visit if all the gates hadn't been padlocked. Early afternoon so why was it all locked up!!

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Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really did not enter , just a quick look from outside bcoz I didn't have enough time. but it was really neat & well maintained.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

French War Memorial on Goubert Avenue is located in French Quarter (White Town). It was built in 1971 to commemorate the brave soldiers who laid down their lives during First World War. The memorial has four stark white columns with a life-size statue of a soldier leaning on a rifle. On the memorial there is an inscription that says, 'Aux... More 

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