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Statue of Dupleix

Goubert Avenue | On Beach Road, Pondicherry, India
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Statue of Dupleix

The 2.88 m tall statue of Dupleix stands at the southern end of the park. This is part of rock... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Veena K
,
Kerala, India
Major attraction on the southern end of the beach

The place looks bright in the evening, and the statue adds grace to it. After the restoration works... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Oceans_sea
,
Bengaluru, India
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Goubert Avenue | On Beach Road, Pondicherry, India
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The 2.88 m tall statue of Dupleix stands at the southern end of the park. This is part of rock beach only and not a separate view point as such

Thank Veena K
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

The place looks bright in the evening, and the statue adds grace to it. After the restoration works the statue has regained the glory.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

statue on one end of rock beach. This is part of rock beach only and not a separate view point as such.

Thank Sunny M
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The Statue of Dupleix is at the end of the promenade opposite the GMT ice cream parlor. It is overlooking the Rock beach and adjoining the promenade.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This statue is at the other end of Promenade rock beach - it has historical significance that's it. Not a majestic one but at least its there to read about Dupleix and maybe google a bit about him and know the history of Pondicherry .

Thank Akshat P
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

What a shame it is that the 'powers that be' decide to retain a French era statue in a very prominent place and smugly decide to ignore all maintenance work.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Pondicherry being ex french has besides the mandatory Nehru and Gandhi statues, this statue of Lord Dupleix. Spend a moment , click a picture and move on

Thank neeleshkulkarni
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Joseph Marquis Dupleix (Jan 1697 – Nov 1763) was Governor-General of French India and rival of Robert Clive (the British). The STATUE of Joseph Francois Dupleix at Puducherry Beach, the Monument to Dupleix in Puducherry!! With the commissioning of Two Statues (one in Puducherry &...More

Thank Traveller G
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The statue of Dupleix is situated at the beginning of the Promonade close to the pier. It is set in a small beautiful piece of garden which is very well maintain. It is a good place to hang around by the sea and the statue...More

Thank arundhatib72
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

A statue located at one end of the promenade. While taking a stroll along the length of the promenade, we come across this statue. A small garden is built around it but the worse part is a public toilet is just about 10 meters from...More

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