Mahatma Gandhi Statue

#8 of 16 things to do in Pondicherry

At a distance of 2.5 km from Pondicherry Bus Station, this four-meter (13 feet) high statue of Mahatma Gandhi is the 3rd biggest Mahatma Gandhi statue in India. Inaugurated on January 26, 1965 and built by the famous sculptor Roy Choudhary, it is one of the major landmarks in Pondicherry. This famous statue is surrounded by eight granite pillars that are believed to be bought from Gingee fort which is located 70 kilometres away from the city of Pondicherry. The statue is placed in the middle of a garden situated at Dumas Street and is a major tourist attraction.

 

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