Attractions to explore nearby Monument aux Girondins
The monument to the Girondins , located in Bordeaux , place des Quinconces , was erected between 1894 and 1902 in memory of the Girondins deputies who were victims of the Terror . The Bordelais commonly call it “column of the Girondins” or “monument of the Girondins". It has been classified as a historical monument since 2011.
The Quinconces is one of the main squares of the city center of Bordeaux in France . It hosts funfairs and fairs of all kinds thanks to its large area. it consists of a plaza sloping gently towards the Garonne bordered on the north and south of tree plantations. The imposing monument to the Girondins and two rostral columns decorate the two ends.
The Grand-Théâtre, an 18th-century architectural masterpiece by Victor Louis, is now the stage for the Bordeaux National Opera. In the course of its long history dotted with theatre plays, operas and concerts, the Grand-Théâtre has played host to the most famous of artists. It was conceived as a temple of the Arts and Light, with a neo-classical facade.
CAPC Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux , formerly the Center d'arts plastiques contemporains, is a museum of modern art established in 1973 in Bordeaux, France. It was a former warehouse for colonial goods such as sugar, coffee, cocoa, cotton, spices and oils. a beautiful sleep reminiscent of a medieval church and used to present temporary exhibitions.
Place de la Bourse is a square in Bordeaux, France and one of the city's most recognizable sites and it is an elegant example of French architecture and is said to have inspired a lot of the architecture of central Paris. The buildings framing this place royale consist of the Hôtel des Fermes, built by Gabriel's father, followed by the Hôtel de la Bourse built by Gabriel himself, and the isolated central pavilion. One of the beautiful places to see and you can enjoy each part of this place.
The world's largest reflecting pool The "Miroir d'Eau" is less than 20 years old, but located just across from a monument nearly 3 centuries old. This spectacular pool, designed by landscape artist Michel Corajoud, alternates a mirror effect and artificial misting in an extraordinary way. A reflective granite floor with two-centimeter high water on it , makes the reflection. It is one of the prime attractions in this area.
A 1. 2 km long pedestrian street which was the main shopping street in Bordeaux, France. The street has been almost entirely pedestrianized since 1984. It divides the city in two along a north-south axis from Place de la Comédie, where the Grand Théâtre is, to Place de la Victoire where the Theimer Column is. It is one of the main shopping centres in this area.
The Pey-Berland Tower was long one of the tallest buildings in the city. It was the separate bell tower of the Bordeaux Cathedral situated to the south-east of the chevet of the Cathedral of Saint-André at Bordeaux which offers a unique view of Bordeaux. It is also a UNESCO world heritage site. It was constructed in the period of 1440 to 1500 and it has remained isolated from the rest of the Cathedral to protect the cathedral from the vibrations of the bells.
An elegant imposing gothic cathedral which was located in the heart of the capital of Aquitaine. One of the largest religious buildings in Bordeaux which was listed in the UNESCO world heritage site since 1998. King Louis VII and King Louis XIII both got married in this church. Its architecture is also one of the important things which attract peoples here.
Cailhau Gate is a city gate in Bordeaux, in the French department of Gironde. It served as both a defensive door and a triumphal arch and has been listed as an ahistorical monument since 1883. it was the main entrance to the city from the port and give access to the Palais de l'Ombrière, the residence of the Dukes of Guyenne, then the seat of the Parliament of Bordeaux from 1462.
A huge museum that displays the works by some of Europe's greatest painters as well as Bordeaux artists from various periods and schools. It was built in the year of 1881. Its collection is housed in two different places: the south wing is devoted to art from the 16th to the 18th century, and the north wing focuses on the 19th and 20th centuries. A visit to this museum is an entertaining learning experience, and it is fascinating to see which school a picture belongs to.
The Aquitaine museum brings together objects and documents related to the history of Bordeaux and Aquitaine , from prehistory to the contemporary era. it brings together the Jean-Moulin National Center in Bordeaux and the Goupil Museum , the collection of which it preserves. The different collections include more than 70,000 pieces. They retrace the history of Bordeaux and Aquitaine from prehistoric times to today.
The Pont de Pierre is a masonry arched bridge crossing the Garonne river in Bordeaux. It connects the city center to the district of La Bastide, on the right bank. It was built by the order of Napoleon I between 1810 and 1822, was designed by engineers Claude Deschamps and Jean-Baptiste Basilide Billaudel. It has been listed as a historical monument since 2002. It was one of the architectural wonders of that time.
The Basilica of Saint-Michel is a Catholic church located on Place Canteloup. This historic square was located close to the Pont de Pierre bridge. it features a cruciform church building and a separate bell tower. The impressing height of the tower makes it visible across much of Bordeaux. It is also a UNESCO world heritage site which was built at the end of the 14th century. One of the main pilgrimage centers in this area and also a tourist attraction too.