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The Water Mirror

Place de la Bourse, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 31 31 01
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The "Miroir d'Eau" is less than 10 years old, but located just across from a monument nearly 3 centuries old, it has become one of the city's main attractions.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Place de la Bourse, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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+33 5 56 31 31 01
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"place de la bourse"
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"children playing"
in 16 reviews
"all ages"
in 46 reviews
"cool down"
in 18 reviews
"fine mist"
in 16 reviews
"miroir d'eau"
in 43 reviews
"reflecting pool"
in 16 reviews
"sunny day"
in 25 reviews
"great fun"
in 30 reviews
"garonne river"
in 19 reviews
"effect"
in 107 reviews
"reflection"
in 149 reviews
"fountain"
in 109 reviews
"misty"
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"fog"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really fascinating effect with this fountain, acts just like a mirror and then sprays very fine mist like fog

Thank Bebbsta
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

By day refreshing, by night stunning particularly when the smoke came on and when it got quieter it was great to photo.

Thank medeakin
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful experience for water to flow and create a reflection mirror in front of the historic buildings of downtown Bordeaux. And the water evolves through mist and fountain and still. An early morning visit is in your best interest.

Thank PilotMichael
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When there are not many people and the water has not evaporated it is really beautiful. But outside theee times it’s difficult to appreciate it

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A bit of fun and great to cool down as it was so hot but you do have to time it right as the steam seems fairly infrequent.

Thank Sue_and_Duncan
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice people seems to enjoy the water there. It is used in summer as a public swimming pool. Can be crowdy at some time

Thank Lovegoodfoodgoodwine
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fun place for young and old. Kick off your shoes (or wear swimmers). A great way to cool off on a hot afternoon. Fountains cycle through different settings regularly.

Thank Andrea C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best contemporary landscape architecture projects from around the world! Beautiful place to take pictures in the morning or evening.

Thank VickyBarragan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So the fountain cycles through empty, mist, water spray, and pond. It is beautiful through the water cycles but especially when it becomes a pond and the reflection shows the Palace Royal. Watching the kids play in the water on hot days was neat too.

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bordeaux lacks activities for little kids so this is a must-do! Our daughter absolutely loved it and we went back several times! Not enough shade, though, so avoiding the middle of the day is good!

Thank Kereuter
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Patrick W
6 July 2018|
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The pictures at night have water in the the reflection. I was there from 900pm until 1130pm. I saw it steam and fill with water twice, but there was still daylight left. After the sky was finally dark (~1030pm), it never... More
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Jeyananthan O
7 October 2017|
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Response from Blair H | Reviewed this property |
Tram or Uber. Trams in Bordeaux are brilliant. Uber means not lines and when you get into the station there are frequently many people also lining up for taxis.
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Noisy W
14 May 2017|
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