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Place de la Bourse (Place Royale)

Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During our three days in Bordeaux, I returned to Place de la Bourse each evening to watch people and try to get the perfect picture of the palace's reflection in the "water mirror." Watching people posing for pictures and splashing in the shallow water was...More

Thank Lynn1950
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the center of everything if you have only one day in Bordeaux. It has museum, many restaurants, water front view of the river, people watching. It seems not only popular with tourist but locals alike. In evening, it casts a different atmosphere ....More

Thank TravelW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very unique place. Highly recommended! Many local people around this place to avoid the heat of Bordeaux in the summer

Thank William C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend the evening to view from sunset to darkness as you will get the best reflection of the mirror and the mist rising which makes this quite magical. Also there are less people and no children running around in the mirror, bless them they...More

Thank 232Rainer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riverside outlook across the water mirrors provided a useful stopping spot while we strolled around the old city. Lovely architecture and good spot for watching people.

Thank Nilindy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous fountain and lovely views, both day and night. The water mirror, mirroir d'eau, is just across the road and the view of Place de la Bourse from across the water mirror is lovely. Free, central, and definitely worth a stroll by and a sit...More

Thank salowoo101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building and the area surrounding full of interesting architecture. There are many sights to visit and when you are tired walking the tram service is cheap and efficient

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole of the riverfront area in Bordeaux is lined by stately and attractive limestone buildings. At Place de la Bourse, the pavement opens out into an expansive horseshoe-shaped flanked on three sides by perhaps the most elegant of these edifices and centred by an...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must to visit if in Bordeaux. Magnificent buildings looking out over the river very beautiful. We stood opposite here as one of the tall ships arrived the other night so the place de la bourse was stunning especially when it was lit as a...More

Thank ian239
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must see as part of a City Tour. Even if there is not time to explore in detail it is worth the time to view the exteriors in the area.

Thank Michael H
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Does anyone know an approximate date for when the water is turned on?
30 October 2016|
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Response from foohbah | Reviewed this property |
Just Google it: Hours The water mirror runs daily from 10h to 22h, in the following cycle: 3 minutes filling 15 minutes of mirror, drain 5 minutes and 3 minutes from fog.