BORDEAUX DISTRICT HISTORY : History of the Sainte-Croix district of Bordeaux in Gironde France.

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 History of the Sainte-Croix District of bordeaux

This is the history of the Sainte-Croix district from bordeaux


Along the dockks, the Sainte-Croix is one of the oldest district in Bordeaux, it houses the Abbey of Sainte-Croix, which was the seat of the parish since 1130. If the choir of the church was reserved for Benedictine monks, the transept and the aisles were the faithful of the parish. The main altar was dedicated to the Virgin, an object of pilgrimage to Our Lady of the Sea, ex-votos illustrated scenes of rescue ships in distress.

In the past the "rue des Bouviers" was the place of those who kept the horse carriages which were used to make the goods ship. Shoemakers worked leather of "Bazadais". The potters were practicing in the "rue des Fours" ....

Today is the area of "Beaux Arts" and National Theatre of Bordeaux. In the surrounding streets you will be seduced by the many artists who settled there ...


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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