22 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 22 sights are available in Bordeaux, France.

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1. Monument aux Girondins

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The monument to the Girondins, located in Bordeaux, Place des Quinconces, was erected between 1894 and 1902 in memory of the Girondist deputies victims of the Terror. The people of Bordeaux commonly call it "column of the Girondins" or "monument of the Girondins".

Wikipedia: Monument aux Girondins (FR)

2. Grand Théâtre

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

Wikipedia: Grand Théâtre (Bordeaux) (FR)

3. 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)

4. Grosse Cloche

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The Big Bell of Bordeaux is the nickname given to a building that served as the door of the medieval rampart and belfry of the old town hall. It is also called Porte Saint-Éloi or Porte Saint-James [ ʒam(ə)].

Wikipedia: Grosse cloche de Bordeaux (FR)

5. Musée de l'Histoire Maritime de Bordeaux

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Musée de l'Histoire Maritime de Bordeaux Musée de l'Histoire Maritime de Bordeaux / marque déposée

The Bordeaux Maritime History Museum is a private museum located in Bordeaux, in the Gironde department, in France. Opened in 2017, in association with the Bordeaux wine and trading museum, its objective is to introduce the history of the Port de la Lune through personalities and family lines that have contributed to its development. Thanks to a permanent exhibition made up of parts of collections from Bordeaux families and a thematic course, the museum pays homage to twenty centuries of Bordeaux maritime history.

Wikipedia: Musée de l'Histoire Maritime de Bordeaux (FR), Website

6. CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux

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The Entrepôt Lainé is a building in Bordeaux, built in 1824 by the architect Claude Deschamps. It was originally intended for the bonded storage of goods from the colonies, before they were shipped across Europe. Until the abolition of slavery in 1848, these commodities were partly the result of slave labor. The building now houses the CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art of Bordeaux and Arc en rêve / architecture center.

Wikipedia: Entrepôt Lainé (FR), Website

7. Centre Jean-Moulin

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The Jean-Moulin National Centre is a museum and documentation centre in Bordeaux dedicated to the history of the Second World War, particularly the French Resistance, the Expulsion and the Free French Forces. It was created in 1967 at the initiative of Jacques Chaban-Delmas. Since April 2006, it has been affiliated with the Aquitaine Museum, publishing reference books on the period of the Second World War.

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

8. Gare de Bordeaux-Ségur

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Gare de Bordeaux-Ségur 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 station of Bordeaux-Saint-Jean.

Wikipedia: Gare de Bordeaux-Ségur (FR)

9. Cap Sciences

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Cap Sciences is a center of science, technology and industrial culture (CCSTI) located on the banks of the Garonne River in Bordeaux at the foot of the Jacques-Chaban-Delmas Bridge. It is an event and exhibition centre open to the public to discover and understand scientific phenomena, technical principles, industrial applications and know-how.

Wikipedia: Cap Sciences (FR), Website

10. Maison cantonale

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The cantonal house of La Bastide, located in the district of La Bastide in Bordeaux, now houses the town hall annex 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 of Boulogne-Billancourt.

Wikipedia: Maison cantonale de La Bastide (FR)

11. Maison Frugès

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

Wikipedia: Maison Frugès (FR)

12. Église Saint-Éloi

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The Church of Saint-Éloi is a historic church in Bordeaux, Gironde, located against the Porte de la Grosse Cloche. 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 Shepherd.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Éloi de Bordeaux (FR)

13. 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

14. 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 Italian 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

15. Galerie Bordelaise

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The Bordeaux gallery is a shopping gallery located in Bordeaux. It is, with the Sarget passage, one of the two covered passages from the city. Very popular during the first half of the 19th century, this gallery of provinces competed in elegance with Parisian passages.

Wikipedia: Galerie Bordelaise (FR)

16. Jardin Public

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The Public Garden of Bordeaux is an urban park located in the center of Bordeaux. By extension, the surroundings of the park 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)

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

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The Benauge fire station is located at 1, rue de la Benauge, in the Bastide district of Bordeaux. In 2008, the building was labeled "Heritage of the 20th century. The barracks is now listed as a historical monument by decree of 22 September 2014.

Wikipedia: Caserne des pompiers de la Benauge (FR)

18. 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 historical monuments since 1998.

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

19. Ancien centre de tri Saint-Jean

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The former Saint-Jean de Bordeaux postal sorting centre is located on rue Charles-Domercq, in the Saint-Jean district near the Saint-Jean train station. In 2008, the building received the label "Heritage of the 20th century"

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

20. 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)

21. Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

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The Natural History Museum of Bordeaux, now called the Museum of Bordeaux - Science and 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. 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)


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