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The Water Mirror

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Address: Place de la Bourse, 33000, Bordeaux, France
Phone Number:
0556313101
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The "Miroir d'Eau" is less than 10 years old, but located just...

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.

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The water making the mirror reflection and mist does not open until the beginning of April so could not give a proper review but photos look great.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The water making the mirror reflection and mist does not open until the beginning of April so could not give a proper review but photos look great.

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Montana Rose
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Large, lovely water feature along the river in Bordeaux, makes for great pictures of the Place de Bourse. Fun to watch the dancing fountains when in action. Helps soften the edges of this city of stone.

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Tucson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take your time and walk around this whole area. So much to do. Bordeaux town isn't very big. You could do it all on foot. I did. But also averaged about 22 miles per day. I got to see a lot. This is a unique building. Gorgeous at night. Area is clean and tons of places to use restrooms and... More 

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Farnham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weather poor so no real chance to see it properly, not quite sure how it would work as the mirror is a slate area.

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Thank Mike30Home
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Check it out, great for photos! So much to see all around here. Restaurants, historic buildings. Bordeaux is simply beautiful.

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Thank Craig W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just for the day, mini Paris,, Must see mirrror water. Best food i had in france! really recommend it!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These 18th century buildings just frame the water mirror beautifully and if you can go there towards evening the reflections are just beautiful. It is a very romantic thing to do.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We wanted to see the water mirror as it is supposed to reflect the Royal Palace, however it wasn't working in early January. Instead it was being used to practice skate boarding

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Krakow, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Turistic place but worth to see. Impressing by night and during evenings. Very close to Garonne river so you can actually see two sights of the city

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Something really different that we haven't seen in any other place in the world. It makes that part of the City sparkle with the beautiful buildings and reflections. A must see during both the day and the night - if you're lucky when the weather is nice and clear. Remember to take your camera - many photo opportunities from a... More 

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