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Great Bell of Bordeaux (Grosse cloche)

Great Bell of Bordeaux (Grosse cloche) - Bordeaux, France
Great Bell of Bordeaux (Grosse cloche)
rue Saint-James, Bordeaux, France 33000Map
Neighborhood: Victoire - Saint Michel
Overview

Leaning on the 12th-century church of St. Eloi, this tremendous passage was constructed in the 13th Century. The vault and the bays were refurnished in the 15th Century, while the ironwork and the clock date from the 17th Century. The belfry of the old hôtel de ville, it stored the town's armaments. Until the Liberation, at the end of the second world war, the clock announced all of the important events, fires, and even the beginning of the grape harvest.

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