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Bois de Boulogne, Paris

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#21 of 50 in Parks in Paris
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Built during the reign of Emperor Louis Napoleon, Bois de Boulogne is a large public park near Boulogne-Billancourt and Neuilly-sur-Seine. The second largest park in Paris, it is three times larger than Central Park in New York. Stroll through an English landscape garden with several lakes and a cascade, two smaller botanical and landscape gardens, and a complex of greenhouses holding a hundred thousand plants. You also can find a zoo and amusement park in the Jardin d'Acclimatation, two tracks for horse racing, the Hippodrome de Longchamp and the Auteuil Hippodrome, a tennis stadium where the French Open tennis tournament is held each year, and other attractions. Put Bois de Boulogne and other Paris attractions into our Paris trip itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • When you don't know what to do with your Sunday + / sunny, you decide to get out, not necessarily away from home, and it's worth. Very good walk in a park that I recommend to all those who love to walk (or not)
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  • Well it looked good but to be on a bike at 6 pm in summer and seeing half naked women on the side of the road. Actually one woman had only a see through too on and nothing below the waist. Another her...  more »
  • I went for a morning 10K run and I must say it is ideal for running. It's nice to get away from the city from time to time however it is notorious at night due to prostitution... Massive warning to go...  more »
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  • Family Club, undergoing renovation, and unpretentious (not club members huh)
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  • All is available tennis basketball football pool
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