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Museum of Fine Arts of Bordeaux

20 Cours d'Albret, 33000 Bordeaux, France

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About Museum of Fine Arts of Bordeaux

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.


Attractions near Museum of Fine Arts of Bordeaux

Bordeaux Cathedral0.23km from Museum of Fine Arts of Bordeaux

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.

Pey Berland Tower0.31km from Museum of Fine Arts of Bordeaux

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.

Musée d'Aquitaine0.48km from Museum of Fine Arts of Bordeaux

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.

Rue Sainte-Catherine0.57km from Museum of Fine Arts of Bordeaux

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.

Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux0.81km from Museum of Fine Arts of Bordeaux

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.

Place de la Bourse0.96km from Museum of Fine Arts of Bordeaux

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.

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The Nouvelle-Aquitaine region is the largest region of France with an area of 84,035.7 kilometer square. Tourism is an important sector in a region with significant assets, starting with a mild and sunny climate, wine tourism, many heritage sites, sandy beaches for surfers, and mountains for skiers.