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The statue of Dupleix

The statue of Dupleix

One of the popular attractions in Pondicherry, the Statue of Dupleix is the monument that reminds of the great French connection with Pondicherry. The Statue of Dupleix is a 3 meters tall statue of Francois Dupleix. The monument was built to honor Francois Dupleix, who used to govern Pondicherry from 1742 to 1754. He was the Governor General of French establishment in India. Built in 1870, the statue of Dupleix is constructed over beautiful granite columns at Place du Republique. This amazing statue is an example of the French architecture. Apart from that, there is a small children park located just opposite to this statue which is located towards the southern end of the Goubert Avenue. Lies on the beach road, the statue of Joseph Francois Dupleix represents his long time rule in Pondicherry. The beautiful statue is capable of grabbing a lot of tourist attention in Pondicherry. The Statue of Dupleix travel and tourism offers to be the best way of exploring the monument.


One of the most attractive aspects about the statue is that it is located near Promenade Beach, where the tourists can have easy access through just walking down few steps. Apart from that, there are various other joyful places to visit around the statue in Pondicherry.


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