Bordeaux is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bordeaux one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bordeaux is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bordeaux or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bordeaux. Explore the historical monuments of Bordeaux with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bordeaux guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bordeaux page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Bordeaux landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Bordeaux.
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Place Pey Berland, 33000 Bordeaux, France
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
Seat of the Archbishop of Bordeaux-Bazas, this once Romanesque cathedral now displays extensive Gothic influence.13 year old Eleanor of Aquitaine was married here in 1137 only months before she became queen. Often compared to the Notre-Dame in Paris, the cathedral has it’s own deep solemnity. Beautiful statues, charming murals, and intricate ...
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Place des Quinconces, Bordeaux, France
04:00 pm - 07:00 pm
A 31 acre sized city square – one of the largest on the continent. Breaking down what you can expect to see here:
Trees planted around in a quincunx pattern.
Two rostral columns symbolising Commerce and Navigation.
A beautiful, statuesque 50 metre tall monument to the Girondists that perished during the Reign of Terror.
The magnificent fount...
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Street Triangle/St Pierre, 33000, Bordeaux
01:00 pm - 06:00 pm
A UNESCO World Heritage Site and the city’s oldest church, this austere and imposing building is most famous for it’s crypt. Saint Fort, Merovigians and innumerable Christians are buried here in tombs from as long ago as the 4th century. It was built during the Romanesque period, but picked up quite a number of Gothic elements like the ...