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Jardin des Plantes

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57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 40 79 30 00
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In addition to serving as the site for the city's huge Museum of Natural History, this park is also home to a small zoo.
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  • Average8%
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57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Thank FatherandToddler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Loquax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank bkcDeuxFois
Reviewed 30 November 2017

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

Thank maltese632017
Reviewed 28 November 2017

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

Thank stephencamburn
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Meli C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

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.

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 28 October 2017

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

Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I was recommended by a local friend to visit the park. It got many facilities for a family with young children. It’s bit pricey but great place to visit either sunny or rain.

Thank Normadroaming
Reviewed 22 October 2017

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

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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
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Diane K
19 December 2017|
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Response from maltese632017 | Reviewed this property |
I hear it is absolutely blossoming in May and the weather is springlike and predominately fine with spring showers!
Fran E
26 August 2016|
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Response from CheltenhamBabs | Reviewed this property |
Hello fran, i cant recommend a particular deli for you but we enjoyed a lovely lunch by buying some very tasty moroccan chicken in wraps ( flatbread) and drinks from a little shop outside the top end of the gardens,not the... More
27 October 2015|
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Response from playaguya | Reviewed this property |
As almost all have said, everything inside the Jardin requires a fee - except for the park itself...Unless you happen to be able to time your visit on the first Sunday of the month, when they are free (as Elaine already... More