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Parc Monceau

#65 of 1,088 things to do in Paris
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Neighbourhood: Batignolles-Monceau
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Address: 35 boulevard de Courcelles, 75008 Paris, France
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This beautiful park, which has inspired many famous paintings, was created...

This beautiful park, which has inspired many famous paintings, was created in the 18th century for Philippe Egalité, the cousin of Louis XVI and the father of King Louis-Philippe I.

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Nice parc

This is a nice parc where a lot of people go running and there you have few nice places where you can relax. It is also worth to see very big tree.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 April 2015
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Wroclaw, Poland
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Wroclaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

This is a nice parc where a lot of people go running and there you have few nice places where you can relax. It is also worth to see very big tree.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

I went to this park with my 2 year old daughter and we had a great time as there is a kids playground around the back of the park. The layout reminds me of a very small version of Central Park in New York. The Luxembourg gardens are also another great park to visit but they often have art exhibitions... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

Parc Monceau is a genteel historic park in the center of the 8th arrondisement. There are a number of lovely private residences on the site and beautiful grounds with play areas for kids. Well worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

Steeped in history and charm this garden parc is a delight..catch children at play or stroll through the old toll gate booth…breath in a quiet moment in Paris and enjoy the true beauty of this city

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

the park is one of Paris's few open green spaces, so it is already a treasure on this crowded city. There are ponds (drained in winter), lawns and an array of follies and statues. Not really a destination or a sight for most tourists...

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2014

Have a stroll here on my way to the Musée Nissim de Camondo on a hot summer day. In front of me was a busy park packed with local Parisians, families and kids, joggers. A needed green space for the city people, but not interesting enough for a special visit. I didn’t find it attractive mainly because it was not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

We walk through this park most days. It is always kept beautifully and it has a calm, quiet feel about it. The ring of apartments in the 8th arrondissement create a picturesque back-drop and the simple park amusements are great for kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

We were staying in the area in an apartment & noticed the Parc Monceau was just down the road from us s we decided to stroll through the gardens & grounds on a sunny afternoon. Location - at the junction of Boulevard de Courcelles, Rue de Prony and Rue Georges Berger in the 8th arrondissement. The closest metro is Monceau... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

I suggest visiting during the artist fares - also explore two museums right in the park vicinity. Is in the middle of historical district - visit the first Bank of France if you're curious.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

The Parc Moncea is the loveliest of all Paris's parks. and the surrounding homes are gorgeous, what a place to live. A very human scale and elegant and restrained as well.

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