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“Compulsory stop in Bordeaux”
Review of The Water Mirror

The Water Mirror
Ranked #7 of 228 things to do in Bordeaux
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It makes a real amazing thing on this square...it is really beautiful once the water is gone... Definitely a stop you have to make when visiting Bordeaux!
Works only during spring and summer time though so be aware of this

Thank diamen56
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although there was no water when we first visited, we came back later in the day and it was perfect.

Thank DKirk2014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit but to see it in full flow you'd need to go during the summer. Very artistic. Most of the real work happens below ground in the storage tanks but it's all very clever work.

Thank david p
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reflection pool is on the must-see list and it is interesting but only for one cycle of the waterworks. It will be crowded with kids and harder to appreciate what is happening from an engineering point of view but you will understand. Check a website for the specs, they are impressive. You will likely see a water skater and they will be fun to watch as they ski the length of the pool. It is worth 10 minutes on a walking tour of many places to see in Bordeaux.

Thank TRansbury2014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a flat square that they flood with water each night however it looks more like an ice skating rink so kids are playing in it. However late in the evening with very few people around the water is still and reflects the lights in the square and gives an amazing appearance.

Thank Robyn-and-Rob
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