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Needs Maintenance

So, at the end of the rock beach (or the start depends from which way you enter) or at the marina... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
PatilChinar
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Pune, India
It's old

It's an old statue located at the end of the rock beach. I don't know who Dupleix is but must be... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
AlexV1998
,
Kodaikanal, India
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6 Aug 2018
“Needs Maintenance”
12 Jul 2018
“It's old”
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

If you are tired after walking the entire length of the Bussey road and the all along the Promanade - you will find this monument . The well preserved remnant of the era is a treat to view and read about . No entree fee...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

So, at the end of the rock beach (or the start depends from which way you enter) or at the marina, you'll see this rustic statue. It's a sweet gesture, but they need to do something to keep it safe.

Thank PatilChinar
Reviewed 13 July 2018

It's an old statue located at the end of the rock beach. I don't know who Dupleix is but must be someone important, that they made a statue of him.

Thank AlexV1998
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 VeenaK165
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.

Thank Oceans_sea
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 SunnyM774
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.

Thank Memoirs-Sachin
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
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.

1  Thank Amrita67
Reviewed 2 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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