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The "Miroir d'Eau" is less than 10 years old, but located just across from a monument nearly 3 centuries old, it has become one of the city's main attractions.
Place De La Bourse, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited Bordeaux for a long weekend at end Nov and was very disappointed to find the mirror d’eau is the mirror sec over the winter months

Thank Headmj
Reviewed 1 week ago

No doubt this pool is spectacular on windless and sunny days. Alternatively, the view on the square just before sunset is also nice.

Thank Aipalovik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Title says it all Was hoping for fountain like sprays and bit of lighting but all we got was inch deep or so of water, which then drained, and everyone then walked on where it had been. 10 mins later it bubbled back up and...More

Thank Eurythmics2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Water Mirror is really a thin film of water over concrete slabs. it is so thin, you can walk on nit with street shoes. Kids love to play in it.

Thank Peripatetic_Engineer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best time to visit for pictures will be in the evening though it can be a little crowded. Examples of pictures in the day and during evening time

Thank ywngng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The water mirror is really worth the visit easley accessible by tram or walking Would recommend that you go there out of the summer as it gets to crowded, and if you want to get some good photos I would recommend late at night

Thank 373mauricew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blown away by how beautiful this is. A MUST for anyone visiting. We had a perfectly balmy evening and the effect is a sight to behold

Thank trickyblue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't know about this until we walked to the Place de la Bourse. We were lucky with low autumn sunshine and no wind. Interesting reflection play.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for photo enthusiasts. Interesting at different times of day and night. It’s shallow, so you can walk straight across.

Thank Skip D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is lovely to visit but unfortunately the non- stop traffic does spoil the effect. Being next to the river you could alway sit with your back to the Miroir and watch the boats ;-)

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6 July 2018|
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Response from 793patrickw |
The pictures at night have water in the the reflection. I was there from 900pm until 1130pm. I saw it steam and fill with water twice, but there was still daylight left. After the sky was finally dark (~1030pm), it never... More
7 October 2017|
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Response from Blair H | Reviewed this property |
Tram or Uber. Trams in Bordeaux are brilliant. Uber means not lines and when you get into the station there are frequently many people also lining up for taxis.
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14 May 2017|
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Response from 19JBM61 | Reviewed this property |
yes it does