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Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux

Cours Victor Hugo, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 48 04 24
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“clock tower” (14 reviews)
“big clock” (4 reviews)
“big bell” (4 reviews)
Cours Victor Hugo, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 48 04 24
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

A spectacular clock tower which in medieval times would have been an entrance to the city. Centrally located, worth a look and a few photos.

Thank mini_d51
Reviewed 29 May 2017

this is like a clock statue or moment if you may call it, the bell of this clock rings only 7 times or 8 times in the entire year. i can only imagine how the ring would be - loud and spectacular i am assuming....More

Thank Anish S
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I was surprised by this monument. A good pit stop for everyone coz it is nice to look at. I did not see signs about it, which could have made it better.

Thank Jenstockholm
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Beautiful gate and clock within easy walking distance of the center, and on the main shopping street.

Thank RochesterDoug
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Well, almost: a piece of scaffolding fell in 2016 but nobody was hurt. Together with the Porte Cailhau, this is a rare reminder of the Medieval Age in Bordeaux: the original primitive building is from the 13th Century. We sat at Books&Coffee (separate review) near...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Bell located in one of the defensive gateways of Medieval times. History buffs will love the setting.

Thank S H
Reviewed 13 May 2017

When walking around Bordeaux, it's definitely worth taking in the sight of this huge, decorative bell. Apparently it only rings 5 or 6 times a year, but I imagine it has an enormous ring!

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 11 May 2017

It's one of the oldest belfries in France. The bell was cast in 1775 and weights over 7.5 tons. It's called "Armande-Louis" and it rings for major celebrations and on first Sunday of every month. The gateway where the bell is hung served as a...More

Thank 1trekky
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Just a really pretty clock in the center of Bordeaux. This clock is surrounding by lovely little streets and there id a really cool coffee shop nearby called books and coffee.

Thank Cornishkaty
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Bordeaux has a few gateways into the old town area, each one is unique and worth seeing. This one is stunning with its grand tower structure, bell and clock. The photos are worth the visit and this is definitely picturesque.

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
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