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Statue of Dupleix, Pondicherry

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Monument Tourist Spot
Standing tall, Statue of Dupleix memorializes Joseph-Francois, Marquis Dupleix, who served as the governor general of French India in the 18th century. It's a decent stop for a history buff or a tourist looking for an interesting backdrop for a photo or two. Put Statue of Dupleix on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Pondicherry trip builder.
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  • 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 re...  more »
  • 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  more »
  • 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 som...  more »