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French War Memorial

Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Nice place

It is located on beach road. It is built in memory of soldiers who lost their lives in First war... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kochi (Cochin), India
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A must visit ...cant miss it actually

This war memorial is on the beach road bang in front of the La Cafe . It is one of the more... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is located on beach road. It is built in memory of soldiers who lost their lives in First war. The memorial is simple and nice.

Thank archana644
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This war memorial is on the beach road bang in front of the La Cafe . It is one of the more prominent landmarks in Pondicherry. It was built in memorium of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the first great war. A simple...More

Thank charlesnsc73
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located on the Goubert Avenue on the Promenade close to the Gandhi statue.It was constructed in 1971 by the French Govt to honor the Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in the 1st world war fighting for the French.The monument is constructed...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazingly constructed memorial on beautiful beachside. Can be covered easily in an evening walk to rock beach lane. Spend some time here enjoy the view .

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank DrMurugesan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Trav Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank pkaran
Reviewed 17 April 2017 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 

Thank TheWickedSoul
Reviewed 17 April 2017

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...More

Thank Sunand_sharma
Reviewed 16 April 2017

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....More

Thank Kevin L
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I like to visit Pondicherry during next December and it will be my first visit to this historic place. I am travelling from Calicut, Kerala by Train. Please give me some helpful tips on the attractions, stay facilities and other useful features of Pondi. I like to stay there two nights. So please suggest me a fine itinerary.
29 October 2015|
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Response from Rashmi_Bhat_88 | Reviewed this property |
I have visited the White Town in Pondicherry. To begin with, choose a good stay- there are tonnes of options to choose from, this will make your stay pleasant to some extent. Places to visit - If you stay in White Town... More