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Quinconces Esplanade (Esplanade des Quinconces)

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Neighbourhood: Rue Sainte-Catherine
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Address: Bordeaux, France
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Stonework and waterworks to admire

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew M
Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
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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
Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
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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
Las Vegas
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Reviewed 1 week 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
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 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 the May day long weekend when we were there), with people doing somersaults, handstands, etc... More 

Thank MakananginBug
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 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 by these trams and the square holds many events throughout the year. There was a... More 

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 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
Fresno, California
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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 Lady Liberty on top.

Thank EWL05
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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
Sarasota, Florida
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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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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Not much to see here really, a standing pole with a dry pont, worth the walk towards here though, some pretty unique building along the way.

Thank Yean Yean L

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