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Jardin des Plantes

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57 rue Cuvier | Jardin des Plantes, 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 | Jardin des Plantes, 75005 Paris, France
Quartier Latin
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"the natural history museum"
in 23 reviews
"alpine garden"
in 21 reviews
"gare d'austerlitz"
in 16 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 16 reviews
"flowers and plants"
in 10 reviews
"plane trees"
in 6 reviews
"flower beds"
in 11 reviews
"formal gardens"
in 6 reviews
"entry fee"
in 7 reviews
"lovely park"
in 6 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 5 reviews
"sunny day"
in 12 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 8 reviews
"heart of paris"
in 6 reviews
"zoo"
in 160 reviews
"animals"
in 53 reviews
"menagerie"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our reference points are Kew Gardens in London and Kirstenbosch Gardens in Cape Town so the bar was set high. Unfortunately, the botanical gardens in Paris failed horribly to meet that standards. It appears Neglected, with weeds everywhere, and overflowing waste bins. Signs are not...More

1  Thank Bagspack3d
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk on a Paris summer evening. I was expecting something different, but this park has a real old world charm.

Thank Fiona L
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This is a huge park. It is great for walking or a family picnic. Children were having a good time. The Gardens are free for the walking. There is a zoo, but there is a charge for entrance to the zoo. It is huge and...More

1  Thank Tom c
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

The botanical gardens are a perfect location to head to for some relief from the traffic and noise of the city. Its along the Seine near the Sorbonne and a beautiful piece of greenery. It has many diversions within the park, a zoo, herbarium, natural...More

1  Thank 701David
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

There is lot of natural beauty to experience here. Although there are some areas of the gardens that require you to pay to view, most of the gardens do not. There are numerous gardens throughout the property to view and photograph. This is a very...More

Thank Barry H
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

We wandered through here as it was the stop we wanted to get on the Batobus. It is interesting, in the sense of plants labelled and in sections, but not beautiful. If you are used to UK National Trust etc then this will be a...More

2  Thank drmary145
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Whilst there are some lovely areas with people having picnics, overall the gardens felt like they weren’t looked after. Quite a few dead plants and didn’t seem to showcase a lot.

Thank Oceanbeauty010
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

One afternoon my husband and I decided to take the bus from puteux to Paris to visit the jardin des plantes...nice place to visit and they had some interesting animals that I had not seen in other places...a little run down, but I think they...More

Thank Sheryl B
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Botanical garden where was hardly any flowers. Okay in May many exotics are not yet ready but so many gardens I have visited and every other have nice corners of trees and ponds and artificial flower benches. Small and mainly sand streets and without trees....More

Thank fisupeksu
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We have visited this place before, but it is good to go again in a different season, as there are always new things to see. Very enjoyable.

Thank David E
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Nearby
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
...More
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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!
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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
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