"Esplanade des Quinconces" Bordeaux Favorite Tip by barryg23

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  Esplanade des Quinconces
by barryg23
 
 

Favorite thing: The Monument aux Girondins, a memorial 'to the Girondins and the Republic', is the one monument in Bordeaux I clearly remember. It stands in a large square called Esplanade des Quinconces, overlooking the Garonne.

Fondest memory: The Esplanade was hosting a petanque competition one evening during our visit. We walked out there after dinner and sat under the stars watching the locals play.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 12, 2004
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