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Place Gambetta

Neighbourhood: Rue Sainte-Catherine
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Address: Bordeaux, France

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You should in any way have seen it. Bordeaux is such a nice city. M Jupe has done well (even using the EU subsidies for that). One should be proud seeing the result. Well done M... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You should in any way have seen it. Bordeaux is such a nice city. M Jupe has done well (even using the EU subsidies for that). One should be proud seeing the result. Well done M Jupe

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Chicago, IL
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886 reviews
478 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Decent sized park right near some tony hotels and an upscale shopping street. The place is bustling with traffic and public transportation. Little spot of greenery in the midst of urbanity.

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Warsaw, Poland
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388 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Do not expect that you could park your car in the center of Bordeaux. It took me around 40 minutes to find a parking place. I recommend you to go to the city center by tram. On top of that do not expect you find any written information in English. Place Gambeta is a spot You can find a nice... More 

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Thank T0urist7
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 562 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This is not the nicest square in Bordeaux. Far from it. But it has a nice little park to relax in as we did on a Sunny day. Beautiful arch leading down to the historic quarter

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Sydney, Australia
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197 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The fonctionnaire who organized the expensive signage around the construction zone that is currently Place Gambetta, forgot about The Terror and The Guillotin! They forgot about Jean-Baptiste Lacombe, Claude-Alexandre Ysabeau, Jean-Lambert Tallien and the Comité de Salut Public. Then there was poor Jean-Cipryen Lassabathie, the Girondins and all the others. In Bordeaux the butchery took place at Place Gambetta, then... More 

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Thank IanRR255060
Istanbul, Turkey
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158 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This is a nice park for have a walk and sit and take a break after you have visit st michel cathedral. You can arrive by walking or tram.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

A little park in the middle of the traffic. And it's used, too. Nice to see people with a picnic lunch or just sitting and contemplating the busy scene. Not much to see....just a few stores, a cafe or two. It feels like a hub, though, so take a minute to nitice as you pass through...or better still, sit in... More 

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washington dc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Now an "English garden," with serpentine paths and a pink theme in June, this square was part of the Marquis de Tourny's urban renewal plan in 1770, just in time to become the city's guillotine site during the Reign of Terror. Later renamed for politician Leon Gambetta, a native of the South West who Made Good in Paris as a... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 412 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

This is a square where a lot of bus has got there final station. The surrounding buildings are almost the same, vey nice. Some of the main streets lead to this always busy square. In the middle there is a little park.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

This is the Bordeaux square that is of greatest human interest, rather than historic or monumental. Several boulevards and a pedestrian street lead to it and it is always full of life, with cafes and outdoor eateries, and shops. Shop, eat, and people watching in an outdoor café.

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