Sometimes walking in the cloud, sometimes walking on the river, this spectacular pool, designed by landscape artist Michel Corajoud, alternates a mirror effect and artificial misting in an extraordinary way.
Sculpture of suffering figures, brave faces, galloped sea horses, in the mist and the sun, embraced by the rainbow, mixed ancient Greek and modern times, to tell you the story
Conceived as a temple of the Arts and Light, it has a portico of 12 Corinthian style colossal columns which support an entablature on which stand 12 statues that represent the nine Muses and three goddesses (Juno, Venus and Minerva). It was in this theatre that the ballet "La Fille Mal Gardée" premiered in 1789.
Was consecrated by Pope Urban II in 1096. Of the original Romanesque edifice, only a wall in the nave remains. The Royal Gate is from the early 13th century, the rest of the construction is mostly from the 14th-15th centuries
It was the main entrance from the port into the city. The braces over the mullioned windows, the slender roof to the elegant turrets or the flaming canopies above the niches show a character of the Renaissance. On the river side you will find statues of Charles VIII, Saint-Jean the Evangelist and Cardinal d'Epernay
Night falls down, ancient streets fill with lights and tables, with friends, time passed by in the glasses of wine...... Bordeaux, a city to relax......