GROSSE CLOCHE - BIG BELL

Charming Bordeaux - - THE DISTRICTS OF BORDEAUX SAINT-PIERRE, SAINT-PAUL -

This for­ti­fied gate­way was also a prison. Young delin­quents were thrown into its dun­geons fit­ted with thick doors and stout locks. The wits joked that they were lodg­ing at the Golden Lion Ho­tel, an al­lu­sion to the weather vane on the cen­tral dome rep­re­sent­ing the king of beasts, one of the sym­bols of the Kings of Eng­land. An­gle rue Saint-james et rue de Gui­enne

B > Musée d’aquitaine +33 (0)5 56 48 04 24 Open daily from 06/01 to 09/30. On book­ing in au­tumn and win­ter €5 / €3,50

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