6/26/2017

PLACE DE LA BOURSE







Located on the bank of the Garonne river, the Place de la Bourse is possibly the most beautiful of Bourdeaux's 'incontournables', and a remarkable example of how this city has worked for many years in an effort to restore its original brightness and strength. Today, this magnificent square, surrounded by three neoclassical buildings -generating a perfectly symmetrical place- which once acted as the Bourdeaux Stock Exchange headquarters -Bourse de Bordeaux, which gives the name to this wondrous spot- is also famous for having the largest water mirror in the world, a design inspired by St Mark's Square in Venice when is flooded, to remark the importance of the Garonne river, which crosses Bordeaux from north to south. An absolutely inspiring place.
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