Pondicherry Hot Spots
French War Memorial
The stylish French War Memorial, located in the beach road, is a monument for those soldiers who lost their lives in the First World War. Annual commemooration is celebrated every year on 14th July. During that period the memorial gets illuminated beautifully.
A highlighting factor of the French War Memorial and Pondicherry Tourism is the gala Bastile Day Celebration on 14th July, when the monument is all decked and illuminated to look its best. The pomp and grandeur of the celebrations are tinged with sentiment and nostalgia that arouse the patriotic fervor in tourists.