It’s well laid out, beautifully kept, and so easy to access. It’s a zoo, a natural history museum, and very much a Parisian coiffured park.
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The Jardins is another of those great Parisian spaces with lots to do and see, natural history in abundance - and a place to do nothing except wander! If its just a wander through then go to the beautiful tearoom in the mosque after near...More
Peaceful and expansive, nice park escape from the city even in November. Many Parisians use this as an escape to stroll, to watch their kids, to run though, to eat packed lunch, to appreciate the beauty. You can also visit the exhibitions. A must is...More
Jardin des Plantes reminded me of Kew Gardens. I visited on a damp and, cold day in November but it was still a serene and peaceful experience. The gardens are full of beautiful historic statues and buildings. The only thing that made me sorry, was...More
It might seem an obvious thing to say but the best time to visit the Jardins des Plantes or the Horticultural Garden in Paris is during the summer months, even though the crowds and the dust are at their height. The pathways are covered with...More
It comprises also the museum and research lab. Although you can't see much of the scientific work you can learn about their studies and projects. Some animals look sad and bored to be confined. It would be really good to know more about their story...More
Both scent and sight-seeing worth the trip. It's home to several gardens and various museums, all housed in 19th-century buildings whose original architecture blends glass with ornate ironwork.
Formal flower gardens, herb gardens, vegetable patches, swathes of greenery. This is a lovely area right on the bank of the seine just over the road from Austerlitz station on Boulevard de l'Hopital. In fact as soon as you walk through the gates you'll notice...More
I became a big fan of France's main botanical garden when living nearby for a month. Each day found me there to do such things as jog, look at the rose, experimental and alpine gardens and visit some of the museums, such as National History,...More