Rohan Palace -Bordeaux City Hall
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Rohan Palace is the former residence of the archbishop of Bordeaux. It bears the name of the cardinal Ferdinand-Maximilien-Mériadec, prince de Rohan on whose order it has been built between 1772 and 1784.
The palace remained however as the archbishop residence only until French Revolution and after that it had other different uses - criminal court during the Terror, Imperial Palace under Napoleon I and Royal Palace during Restoration. In 1835 it became Bordeaux City Hall
The building features a magnificent staircase, beautiful wood paneled quarters and an impressive dining room decorated with with "trompe l'oeil" paintings.