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18th century architectural treasure
ARCHITECTURAL
TREASURE
QUARTER OF
GRANDS
HOMMES
QUARTER OF
CITY HALL
THE FACADE OF
THE QUAYS
THE JARDIN
PUBLIC
CHARTRONS
& MERCHANTS
WINE IN THE CITY

A sumptuous stone ensemble decorated with mascarons and sculpted arches, The facade stretches for more than 1km along the quays of the Garonne.

The construction of the Palais Rohan built shortly after, marked the modernization of the city in the XVIIIth century, that continued with the quarter of the Grand Hommes, close to Grand Théâtre built by Victor Louis and the superb Allées de Tourny, leading to the jardin public.


Quarter of Grands Hommes
The "Grands Hommes" is known to the people of Bordeaux as "the Triangle"...
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Quarter of Hôtel de Ville
Just as was the case for the Intendants, the prelates of the XVIIIth were...
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The Facade of the Quays
From the end of the XVIIth century, the Jurats of Bordeaux decided to improve upon the Eastern facade of the city that overlooked the river...
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The Jardin Public
During the XVIIIth century, the city was no longer considered to be solely for living and commerce, it was also expected to offer a quality of life for its inhabitants.
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Quartier of Chartrons
The name Bordeaux is always a synonym of often exceptional quality for all wine lovers. Bordeaux undoubtedly owes this international reputation to its role...
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Wine in the City
Towns are talkative; not in the sense of the sounds of our modern society, but the stories that are set in the stone facades of buildings or the bronze of statues...
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