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Statue of Dupleix

Goubert Avenue | On Beach Road, Pondicherry, India
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he stand there looking into horizon

there is a tiny park with this statue standing proud , nothing much to see but good to walk by and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
haneefa86
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Bangalore District, India
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Situated at one end of the beach... Statue is surrounded by a small park.. Where kids play and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rufus V
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Goubert Avenue | On Beach Road, Pondicherry, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank MARGDARSHI
Reviewed 1 May 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
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Average place to visit.nothing specific ,just gives city more of rustic look .location is central and fine.

Thank Neha J
Reviewed 16 March 2017

At the end of the boulevard at the Goubert Avenue, the Statue of Joseph Francois Dupleix, the then governor of Pondicherry is located on the beach road. It is housed inside the Dupleix’s Park at Pondicherry. The black statue stands 2.88 meters tall and is installed...More

Thank Sushant K
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We have read about Dupleix in our history book . He seemed to be cordial with native Indians.Personally I admired him.

Thank DrSudhin
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