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Statue of Dupleix

Goubert Avenue | On Beach Road, Pondicherry, India
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a glimpse of france

its a staue on the promenade so easy to find. i liked the seated area around and the design of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
marc l
Chepstow, United Kingdom
Just a Statue

Its a huge Statue of Dupleix But not well maintained.This statue is part of a small garden built on... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Akash K
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Goubert Avenue | On Beach Road, Pondicherry, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a staue on the promenade so easy to find. i liked the seated area around and the design of the gardens created a nice ambiance. some useful historical notes. The staute provides a nice backdrop to sitting and watching people

Thank marc l
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Its a huge Statue of Dupleix But not well maintained.This statue is part of a small garden built on the beach. his statue is placed perfectly at the beginning of the promenade. Nothing special about this place.

Thank Akash K
Reviewed 5 July 2017

While walking on the Rocky Beach/ Seaside Promenade , Statue of Dupleix stands on the end corner of the beach. Its an added attraction/ point of interest on the Rocky Beach/ Seaside Promenade. This place is preferred for morning & evening scrolls ......nothing great as...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

there is a tiny park with this statue standing proud , nothing much to see but good to walk by and click a piture or two

Thank haneefa86
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Situated at one end of the beach... Statue is surrounded by a small park.. Where kids play and seating area for people.. Usually slight crowded.. People come here for walks and also just to sit and relax.. Nice place..

Thank Rufus V
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Rather than at this public place, this statue can be moved to a historical museum. Nothing much to write. There are many more indian leaders who deserve that slot on this beach road of Pondy

Thank Rajeev K
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Dupleix has a mixed reputation, hero to France and a rival to British colonial power in India. Although Dupleix did much to forward French colonial interests he died in poverty. The statue has had some restorative work down on it and is easily accessible on...More

Thank SMR P
Reviewed 14 May 2017

It is surprising that the statue of Dupleix the French Governor General, in spite of his infamy for his crooked financial dealings & condemnation of the French parliament; still occupies a prominent location on the Promenade looking down from his height on all below! The...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

In front of the beach; what can i say about a Statue?.. But there is a Restaurant with the same name; too expensive for that food..

Thank Artur06
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a good monument in Pondicherry and takes you back in colonial days. One can see the statue during the walking tour

Thank pkaran
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