When people mentioned Bordeaux, fine wine always pops up in our mind. Exactly, Bordeaux is a city that you could experience completely the wine drinking culture. Apart from “Cite du Vin”, Bordeaux is also classified as “City of Art and History” and has been inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List as “an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble”.
Place de la Bourse, Le miroir d’eau
One of the most iconic place in Bordeaux. The water mirror is the world’s largest reflecting pool. It looks incredibly amazing both in daytime and nighttime. In summer, people love to hang out here till late, enjoying the summer breeze and the glamour of the city. Don’t be surprised when you see people actually wear bikinis and enjoy a sunbath right next to you.
Place de la Quinconce
Place de la Quinconce is one of the largest squares in France. It receives numerous events throughout the year. Such as Christmas market, funfair, circus, and music festival!!! If you arrived at the right time, you might have a memorable fair to crash on!!!
The massive fountain with lifelike sculptures is the monument that you should not be missed. The history behind this dramatic set of sculptures makes it even more spectacular. It is absolutely breathtaking and inspiring.
Porte Cailhau, a 500-year-old historic and enchanting building, is a well preserved old gate to the ancient city. If you want to take a break from your sightseeing, just pass through this magical gate and you will find a pretty square with couples of wine bars and nice cafes. Grab a glass of wine or a cup of coffee, sit down to enjoy these beautiful surroundings.