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French War Memorial

Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry 605001, India
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beautiful point

amazingly beautiful point in pondicherry, it is right at the promonade beach and is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Karishma J

This is a historical place near Pondicherry beach. Nothing special just a memorial with a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bengaluru, India
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“their lives” (27 reviews)
“beach road” (34 reviews)
Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

amazingly beautiful point in pondicherry, it is right at the promonade beach and is a beautiful construction

Thank Karishma J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a historical place near Pondicherry beach. Nothing special just a memorial with a historical significance.

Thank KeshabFouzdar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I appreciate that all memorials are solemn places but I found this memorial especially moving. The names come from numerous French colonial possessions and their names are clearly inscribed. Well worth visiting to pay one's respects.

Thank SMR P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks 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 14 May 2017

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

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 May 2017 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 .

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 April 2017

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

Thank DrMurugesan R
Reviewed 25 April 2017 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 21 April 2017

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
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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.
30 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