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Place de la Bourse (Place Royale), Bordeaux
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The reflection of the palace on the grounds of Place de la Bourse (Place Royale) creates the largest water mirror effect in the world. This is a public square, but the palace called Palais de la Bourse on the grounds showcases French classical architecture and the art of the 18th century. On either side of the central pavilion, you'll see Hôtel des Fermes and Hôtel de la Bourse. The famous "Three Graces Fountain,” representing Aglaia, Euphrosyne, and Thalia, the daughters of Zeus, stands at the center of the square. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Bordeaux holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Place de la Bourse (Place Royale) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Very nice place overlooking the River Garonne and its docks. The water is a mirror which highlights the beauty of the buildings. A place very photographed at all hours of the day and in the evening.
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  • Place elegant on the edge of the River Garonne, with an illumination highlighting it with charm and discretion. Spectacular side view mirror of water
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  • A must to see arriving at Bordeaux :) in front of the mirror of water. Both known. At the edge of the docks ;)
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