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Esplanade des Quinconces, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we were in Bordeaux, they had a catnip going on near the monument. So it wasn’t tremendously peaceful, but it was a nice place to stroll. And the fountains are elaborate and intricate and interesting. A short walk, and you’re near all the shopping,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is ideal for when you want an explore and to stretch your legs after being in a hotel. Has a wonderful atmosphere, a very fun place to visit would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

The life and animation that is captured in these two great tableaux is totally stunning. At first glance, the two sides are similar but everything is different. Look for the details

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

This historical fountain is massive and impressive. The different angles of this structure are very detailed and most interesting.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Our tour guide talked here for quite a while. Fascinating history of Bordeaux and an intereting fountain monument.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

Right by the tram stop on the way into town, very cool and nice to have a walk around early morning.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

One of the "must see" places of Bordeaux, the fountains are truly amazing and you will be hard pressed to take a few dozen pictures here

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

A most stunning monument to people during the French Revolution. It is a strong, forceful tribute and well worth taking a short detour to view

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

Fascinating monument, with so many figures of people and horses. There is so much detail that it's hard to take it all in. Take some time to walk slowly around to each of the four sides. There is so much history represented here. The sculptures...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

It is in a park and is a very nice looking monument with all th fountains spraying water it woth looking at when going by

Date of experience: July 2018
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