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Quinconces Esplanade (Esplanade des Quinconces)

Bordeaux, France
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Bordeaux, France
Rue Sainte-Catherine
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a reasonably large area used over the years for several purposes but perhaps best known for the quite impressive & highly photogenic monument/fountain. it feels to be just on the edge of the main 'tourist/commercial' part of Bordeaux but is close to the...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

beautifull sculpture with great water fountains nice photo object. at the entrance of the Opera and shopping area

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 1 week ago

an impressive stone structure which is lovely and clean to view. admire the craft that stonemasons have achieved here. fantastic site to see.

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful monument with fountains on both sides. Located just outside of the old city boundaries. Great place for a nice photo.

Thank nvlinks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seems like the Mayor Juppe has done a fine job with Bordeux. It is clean and neat, with well-run public transportation and little pollution. This square is a good place just to walk around and seems to be a favourite for locals too (it was...More

Thank MakananginBug
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great square that has gardens all around, a glorious fountain and monument (see pics), with a pretty pathway (see pic) leading from an area where most trams terminate or cross each other, so easy to get to. The tourist office is right...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Right next to the tram station and a short stroll from the river side it's an easy place to find and therefore ideal for meeting people finding their way around the city with the monument being so prominent.

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A huge open square hosting fairs and other events throughout the year and site of a major monument to the Girondists, a political faction during the French Revolution. The monuments includes beautiful fountains with bronze statues and a tall obelisk with a statue of unchained...More

Thank EWL05
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A beautiful fountain with a majestic column. Take a stroll in the surrounding park or if you're in a hurry you can see it from the window of the tramway, Bordeaux's great and modern public transport. Must see!

Thank Loubie-1
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We passed this as we strolled the city center. Nice views and great pictures. The sun was just perfect for us to get some good shots.

Thank Scott S
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