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Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux, Bordeaux

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux is all that remains of an ancient entrance into the city. In years past, the bell rang for important events, such as the coming harvest or to alert the populace to a fire. The bell has always been important to the citizens. When Henry II wanted to punish them, he took the bell away.

Tour the ancient gate, the bell (this version was cast in 1775), and an astronomical clock that was added in 1759. While the bell doesn’t ring often, it offers visitors a striking sight in the heart of the city. To visit Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux and get the most from your holiday in Bordeaux, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bordeaux itinerary planner.
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  • Emblem of the city, is composed of an ogival arch built in the fifteenth century The great campaign of 1775 of the smelter Turmel, hangs between two cylindrical towers and keeps running at 11 five times a year. Astronomical clock. Essential (sufficient outside visit)
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  • I found randomly my wanderings of Bordeaux. I think that it is an old gate. I expand another time. She is imposing and deserves that attention.
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  • characteristic clock tower of Bordeaux who served to give warnings to the population through the great Bell
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  • Arrêtez-vous un moment pour l'observer :)
  • It is the archetype of the building that we pass without attention, and yet... As this pest and less faithful, you will find a major city, preserved time and very well integrated into the architectural Park building. Visited and well maintained, do not pass side!
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  • The emblem of the city!
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