Statue of Dupleix, Pondicherry

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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. A visit to Statue of Dupleix represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Pondicherry driving holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Dedicated to the governor French who tried to counter the British rule, this statue is placed at the end of the promenade on the waterfront.
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  • This statue moved from the old main square to one end of the beach promenade. The statue itself is not maintained well, though the little green park around is full of tourists.  more »
  • Apart from the history ferries who will find dates fled to the bottom of their memory the position of this recent monument to the south of the White City is not worth the displacement
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