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Place de la Bourse (Place Royale)

Bordeaux, France (Rue Sainte-Catherine)
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Ranked #2 of 85 attractions in Bordeaux
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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206 reviews 206 reviews
77 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is a must see. Especially enjoyable with the sun or moon reflecting off of the water. Words can't do this place justice. You just need to experience it for yourself.

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London, United Kingdom
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50 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

What a fabulous sight- this is magnificent grandeur, seen as sunsets, night or day. It is a huge "n" shape of buildings, with a fountain, and the mirror and waterside in front and parliament square behind. Great for photos. It is lovely to find an area in front of the water that has not been crammed with buildings, unlike so... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

this is place becomes particularly amazing when the sun sets! the light purple sky and clouds make the scene even memorable! definitely a must-see when you visit Bordeaux

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Really shouldn't miss this on your trip to Bordeaux. Especially nice when the sun is out and kids are playing in the mist.

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London
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43 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A beautifully restored square with a water mirror that makes for lovely photographs both at day and night. If it's warm enough when you're visiting, consider bringing a small towel so you can splash around in the water without getting your socks wet later.

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The fountain is superb - naked women in a gentle and aesthetically acceptable presentation. The buildlngs are elegant and impressive. The space is expansive and impressive.

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Valencia, California
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125 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The buildings are impressive especially with the mirror pond in front. A lot of good restaurants nearby as well.

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Coletteinbrussels
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Beautiful square and lovely on a hot day when you can visit the mirror pool right across from the Place!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A good space with interesting architecture and history. Just view it as part of a walk around. Handy for Place du Parliament and Place St Pierre where ther are plenty of good restaurants.

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België
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Marvellous By hot weather, and situated juist in THE middel of THE city. Good place for pictues. Nor for away from restaurants.

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