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Bordeaux Travel Guide

Explore Bordeaux

Grand Theatre

This is an 18th century building, constructed by architect Victor Louis and inaugurated in April 7, 1780. Now the theatre is used as an Opera house and there are guided tours to visit it. The Opera website is:
Tel: +33 05 56 00 85 95.

Saint Michel

This church was built in the 15th century and has the second tallest tower in France, with a height of 112 metres. Its gothic style pulpit represents St. Michael slaying the dragon. Now it can be visited daily from June to September, from 14:00 to 19:00.

The Port de la Lune

Named like this because of its shape, the Port de la Lune unites the heart of the city around its crescent shape. There is a lot of commercial activity around and now the harbour attracts a growing number of cruise liners and pleasure crafts.

Cathedral of St Andre

Saint Andre Cathedral is the biggest church in Bordeaux and is situated on the southern edge of the Old Town. It was built in the 15th century, but its origins date from the 11th century. Today there is almost nothing remaining of the old building.

Porte d'Aquitaine

This monument, which was built during the 21st century, is located in the Place de la Victoire, you can reach it by following the Rue St Catherine.

Museum of Beaux Arts

This Museum is located near the Cathedral of Saint Andre and you may visit this place and see the works of art whose origins date from the 15th to the 20th centuries. It is open for visitors from Wednesday to Sunday, from 11:00 until 18:00.

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