24 Sights in Bordeaux, France (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Bordeaux, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 24 sights are available in Bordeaux, France.

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1. Monument aux Girondins

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The monument to Girondins, located in Bordeaux, Place des Quinconces, was erected between 1894 and 1901 in memory of the Girondins deputies who were victims of the Terror. The Bordeaux commonly call it "Girondins column" or "Girondins monument".

Wikipedia: Monument aux Girondins (FR)

2. Grand Théâtre

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The Grand-Théâtre de Bordeaux, commissioned by Marshal Richelieu, governor of Guyenne, and built by the architect Victor Louis, was inaugurated on 7 April 1780 with the performance of Jean Racine's Athalie.

Wikipedia: Grand Théâtre (Bordeaux) (FR)

3. Jardin Public

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Bordeaux Public Garden is an urban park located in the centre of Bordeaux. By extension, the park's surroundings are called the "Public Garden District". Officially, the park is part of the Chartrons - Grand Parc - Jardin Public Subdivision.

Wikipedia: Jardin public de Bordeaux (FR)

4. CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux

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The Lainée warehouse, formerly a real warehouse of colonial foodstuffs, is a former warehouse located in Bordeaux. Built in 1824 by the architect Claude Deschamps, it was originally intended for the customs storage of goods from colonial plantations, before their shipment across Europe. Until the final abolition of slavery in 1848, these foodstuffs were largely the fruit of the work of slaves. The building now houses the CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art in Bordeaux and Arc in a dream / architecture center.

Wikipedia: Entrepôt Lainé (FR), Website

5. Jacques Chaban-Delmas Bridge

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The Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas is a vertical-lift bridge over the Garonne in Bordeaux, France. It was inaugurated on 16 March 2013 by President François Hollande and Alain Juppé, mayor of Bordeaux. Its main span is 110 m (361 ft) long. As of 2013, it is the longest vertical-lift bridge in Europe. It is named in honour of Jacques Chaban-Delmas, a former Prime Minister of France and a former mayor of Bordeaux.

Wikipedia: Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas (EN)

6. Centre Jean-Moulin

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Centre Jean-Moulin

The Jean-Moulin National Center, is a Bordeaux museum and a documentation center devoted to the history of the Second World War and in particular that of the French Resistance, the deportation and the French forces. It was created in 1967 on the initiative of Jacques Chaban-Delmas. He has been attached since April 2006 to the Aquitaine Museum and publishes reference works over the Second World War period.

Wikipedia: Centre national Jean-Moulin de Bordeaux (FR)

7. Gare de Bordeaux Saint-Jean

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Bordeaux-Saint-Jean or formerly Bordeaux-Midi is the main railway station in the French city of Bordeaux. It is the southern terminus of the Paris–Bordeaux railway, and the western terminus of the Chemins de fer du Midi main line from Toulouse. The station is the main railway interchange in Aquitaine and links Bordeaux to Paris, Sète, Toulouse Matabiau and Spain.

Wikipedia: Bordeaux-Saint-Jean station (EN)

8. Cap Sciences

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Cap Sciences is a Centre for Scientific, Technical and Industrial Culture (CCSTI) located in Bordeaux, on the banks of the Garonne, at the foot of the Jacques-Chaban-Delmas Bridge. It is an animation and exhibition centre open to the public for the discovery and understanding of scientific phenomena, technological principles, applications and industrial know-how.

Wikipedia: Cap Sciences (FR), Website

9. Gare de Bordeaux-Ségur

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Gare de Bordeaux-Ségur

Bordeaux-Ségur station was the first railway station in the commune of Bordeaux (Gironde). Opened in 1841 at the eastern end of the line from Bordeaux to La Teste, conceded in 1837 to the Compagnie du chemin de fer de Bordeaux à La Teste, it was closed in 1855 following the creation of a connection between this line and the new Bordeaux-Saint-Jean station.

Wikipedia: Gare de Bordeaux-Ségur (FR)

10. Maison cantonale

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The cantonal house of La Bastide, located in the Bastide district of Bordeaux, now houses the annex town hall of the district. Built between 1924 and 1926; It is the work of the architect Cyprien Alfred-Duprat, the sculptor Edmond Tuffet and the Ceramics Company Gentil & Bourdet de Boulogne-Billancourt.

Wikipedia: Maison cantonale de La Bastide (FR)

11. Ancien Magasin des Vivres de la Marine

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The Bordeaux Navy Food Store is a set of neoclassical buildings originally built for the Royal Military in the late 18th century. Located in Bordeaux, in the Bassins à afloat district, it is the subject of rehabilitation and conversion, as a cultural place, Les fobes de l'Art, and a law firm.

Wikipedia: Magasin des vivres de la Marine (FR)

12. Château Labottière

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Château Labottière, also called Labotière Hotel, or Tivoli house, is a 18th century mansion located in Bordeaux, at No. 29 rue Labotière. It was produced in 1773 for the Jacques and Antoine Labotière brothers, by Laclotte architects. Today it houses the Bernard Magrez Cultural Institute.

Wikipedia: Château Labottière (FR)

13. Maison Frugès

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The Hotel Frugès, formerly Daverne House, is a private mansion acquired by Henry Baronnet-Frugès in 1912, located in the Saint-Seurin district of Bordeaux. Quickly, the new owner undertook renovation work of the house to make it a house "breaking with the tradition of good Bordeaux taste".

Wikipedia: Maison Frugès (FR)

14. Bordeaux, Port of the Moon

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The Port de la Lune is the name given to the harbour of Bordeaux, dating to the Middle Ages, because of the shape of the river crossing the city. It is represented by a crescent on the coat of arms of Bordeaux, and by three interlaced crescents in the logotype of the municipality.

Wikipedia: Port de la Lune (EN), Heritage Website

15. Église Saint-Éloi

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The Saint-Éloi church is a historic church of Bordeaux in Gironde, located against the door of the big bell. It was the Church of the Jurade of Bordeaux. It was erected as a personal parish by the Archbishop of Bordeaux in 2007 and entrusted to the Institute of the Good Pasteur.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Éloi de Bordeaux (FR)

16. Hôtel de la Marine

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The city of Bordeaux has many mansions, large and luxurious townhouses, usually built on several floors, and designed to be occupied by one family. Witnesses to the richness of the city and its port, especially in the 18th century, many of them are today historic monuments.

Wikipedia: Hôtels particuliers de Bordeaux (FR)

17. Galerie Bordelaise

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The Bordelaise Gallery is a shopping gallery located in Bordeaux. It is, along with the Sarget Passage, one of the two covered passages of the city. Very popular during the first half of the 19th century, this provincial gallery competed elegantly with Parisian passages.

Wikipedia: Galerie Bordelaise (FR)

18. Base sous-marine de Bordeaux

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Base sous-marine de Bordeaux P. Charpiat / CC BY-SA 2.5

BETASOM was a submarine base established at Bordeaux, France by the Regia Marina Italiana during World War II. From this base, Italian submarines participated in the Battle of the Atlantic from 1940 to 1943 as part of the Axis anti-shipping campaign against the Allies.

Wikipedia: BETASOM (EN), Website

19. Centre d'incendie et de secours de la Benauge

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The Benauge Fire Station is located 1 Rue de la Benauge, in the Bastide district of Bordeaux. In 2008, the building was labeled "Heritage of the 20th century. The barracks are now listed as historical monuments by order of 22 September 2014.

Wikipedia: Caserne des pompiers de la Benauge (FR)

20. Hôtel des archives départementales de la Gironde

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The Hôtel des Archives départementales de la Gironde is a building belonging to the Conseil départemental de la Gironde, located in Bordeaux, France. It has been listed in the Supplementary Inventory of Historic Monuments since 1998.

Wikipedia: Hôtel des archives départementales de la Gironde (FR)

21. Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

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The Natural History Museum of Bordeaux, henceforth called the Muséum de Bordeaux - sciences et nature, is a French natural history museum located in Bordeaux, in the Gironde department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Wikipedia: Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Bordeaux (FR), Website

22. Cathédrale Saint-André

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Bordeaux Cathedral, officially known as the Primatial Cathedral of St Andrew of Bordeaux, is a Catholic church dedicated to Saint Andrew and located in Bordeaux, France. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Bordeaux.

Wikipedia: Bordeaux Cathedral (EN)

23. Miroir d'Eau

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Miroir d'Eau Olivier Aumage / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Miroir d'eau in Bordeaux is the world's largest reflecting pool, covering 3,450 square metres (37,100 sq ft). Located on the quay of the Garonne in front of the Place de la Bourse, it was built in 2006.

Wikipedia: Miroir d'eau (EN)

24. Ancien centre de tri Saint-Jean

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The old postal sorting center Saint-Jean de Bordeaux is located rue Charles-Domercq, in the Saint-Jean district near Saint-Jean station. In 2008, the building received the “20th century heritage” label

Wikipedia: Ancien centre de tri Saint-Jean (FR)

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