HISTORY OF THE HISTORIC SITES OF BORDEAUX : History of the door Cailhau in Bordeaux France.

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 History of the Door Cailhau at bordeaux

This is the history of the door cailhau from bordeaux


The Cailhau door Cailhau the door (its name recalls the accumulated stones at his feet by the Garonne which served to ballast the ship), built in the late fifteenth century, was part of the ramparts.

She acted as a triumphal arch and defensive gate.

Gothic-Renaissance (battlements, roofs acute: 35 meters high, skylights, lanterns), it contains a statue of King Charles VIII who won the Battle of Fornovo in 1495.

Today that door takes you to the Saint-Pierre Disrict and the Sainte-Catherine Street.








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HISTORICAL

- Bordeaux General History
- History of the Docks
- From the hippomobile to the tram 2003

- History of distict Saint Michel
- History of distict Sainte Croix
- History of distict Saint Pierre

- The Porte Cailhau door
- The place of Parlement
- The Sainte-Catherine Street
- The Palais Rohan - Actually City Hall
- The grand opera - Comedy Square

CULTURE

- Patrimony Day
- Bordeaux Restaurant
- Bordeaux Bars and Pubs
- Cinemas
- Bordeaux Artists Studios
- History and Patrimony
- French TV program