The best sights in Bordeaux

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The French city of Bordeaux has important tourism ingredients that have given it cultural and historical importance to its visitors throughout the year. For your next trip to France, choose this beautiful city, after you know with us today the best tourist attractions in Bordeaux, which were chosen last year as the most important tourist city in the world.

Stock market and water mirror

One of the city’s most famous landmarks is the Stock Exchange Square, known as Place De La Bourse, at the edge of the Garonne River. More importantly, there is the Mirroir D’Eau, “water mirror”, which is a pool of water that is loved by adults and children, which is characterized by the reflection of the square on it and can be crossed to enjoy amazing pictures. This pond is characterized by three different states: water comes out of holes in the ground to a height of 2 centimeters, then the water stops pumping and leaves behind a page of mirror-like water. Then the spray of water goes up to two meters.

Public park in the center of Bordeaux

Another landmark loved by Bordeaux visitors is the wide public park located just in the city center, which is inspired by the Versailles Gardens, which indicates the magnificence of this park. You can visit it to get a special day for hiking and eating in the nature, in addition to discovering the big lake in the middle, along with an artificial waterfall, and a historical natural museum.

St. Catherine Street

This street is the main shopping headquarters in Bordeaux, and it is also the longest pedestrian street dedicated to shopping in Europe, which extends for a length of 1.2 km. On the street you will find lots of different stores and different shows, ranging from traditional products to international brands to independent stores that display artworks for local designers. The street also includes a group of restaurants and cafes to spend a special day in its entirety. The street starts from the Place de la Victoire square, which is famous for its pharaonic obelisks. It also has a large copper and a small turtle, and the street ends at the large opera house.

CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art

Besides its historical and heritage presence, Bordeaux is a modern and vibrant city with cultural and artistic performances. The most notable of these are the CAPC Acronym or Bordeaux Museum of Contemporary Art. In the museum you will find a permanent collection in which 7 artists display their works, while various art galleries are held throughout the year from the city of Bordeaux and its surroundings and other regions.

San André Cathedral

After the Stock Exchange Square, the Roman period Saint André is the second most important landmark in Bordeaux. The main building of the cathedral is Beni Akk 1096, but most of what remains today belongs to the 14th and 15th centuries. There is also the Guard building known as the Pey-Berland, which was built during the fifteenth century. Climb to the top of the tower to get a wonderful view of the city, while in the cadre you will find a number of valuable historical paintings.

Other attractions in Bordeaux

Another of the most important tourist attractions in Bordeaux is the Grand Theater, which was built in 1780 on the basis that it is the seat of art and lights, and it was built in the classical style updated to find a gallery full of distinctive Roman columns next to a hall that includes stone statues and today represents an important historical center in the city. The Quinconcis Square is considered one of the largest squares in Europe. It contains many statues of historical figures representing ancient French legends and a distinct destination for visiting.

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From Bordeaux Public Park

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From CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art

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A scene from St. Catherine Street.

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Inside of Saint Andre Cathedral in Bordeaux

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From the stock exchange yard

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A view from Bordeaux park

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General view of Bordeaux

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San Andre Cathedral in Bordeaux

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Bordeaux Park

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The city of Bordeaux

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The water mirror in the stock exchange yard

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Aerial scene of the Stock Exchange Square

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Water mirror

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CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art

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