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Quinconces Esplanade (Esplanade des Quinconces)

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a nice spot but could be nicer. there should be more benches and places to sit in the shade. I'm sure they don't put them due to the very large begging population. I'm fed up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This area is the far side of the Quai , at Quinconces and the trams stop here. Not many tourists in this part, but it is well worth a visit. ~bordeaux has such amazing statues and monuments

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

a nice spot but could be nicer. there should be more benches and places to sit in the shade. I'm sure they don't put them due to the very large begging population. I'm fed up with people asking me for money,cigarettes etc. In the papers and on the TV they kept on saying they needed people to do the grape... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We were told that this is the largest square in all of France and that it was the site of a former castle. The area is huge and unpaved with mature trees lining both sides. Also a central point for buses and trams to stop.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is one of the largest square in France. The highlight is the big monument of the girondist. A lot of tram and bus lines are here, it is easy to go around in the city.

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Diss
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Huge open square (one of the largest in France) and an important tram intersection where two lines cross. The square holds significance in the history of the city.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We could only watch the Quinconces Esplanade with awe and admiration for the installation of the sculpture Girondists monument and the big column. The sculpture of the suffering will give you some pathos in you.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This beautiful sculpture and fountain mark the Esplanade des Qinconces, the largest square in France and the place to make your way to, by tram or bus when you are ready to explore Bordeaux. This is also the stop to get off to find the Tourist Office, (turn left) for a wine tour, or open top bus tour and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Bordeaux is a more beautiful city then generally known, very touristic not only for its wine.....this is one of the Paris-scaled squares in town centre close to the river....good visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Huge quad. Surrounded by a number of shops, bars, coffee shops, and the river. Its definitely one the highlights of Bordeaux, that caught my eye immediately after I arrived. A very important part of the central tourist zone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It's very large and surrounded by mature trees on each side. There is a nice fountain at the end near the town and a city bike station at each end. Couple of drunks hanging around angry at the world but they didn't bother us. Nice to see the cruise ships near it

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