Jardin des Plantes, Paris

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  • August 17, 2017
    Beautiful ballad in a green setting where you can see many rare animals (as endangered). The animals are treated well and for adults is beautiful trees and plants and roof in the center of Paris
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  • August 16, 2017
    Zen, fun for the kids! menagerie of animals, places to play, botanical gardens beautiful Asia and the Alps d with species from around the world. A greenhouse with tropical plants of the benches to ask and discuss..... .a flower bed... good time to relax
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  • August 16, 2017
    The flagship garden in Paris is pretty set and surrounded by all kinds of museums, none of which however is really worth seeing, the Jardin des Plantes. Especially disappointing: the mini - greenhouses for 7 euros per person. Stroll through the gardens free of charge and can be overpriced entry in the unkempt and ugly greenhouses. The museums not bad are a matter of taste, bones, or prehistoric history and evolutionary history, but all (!) are Declarations solely in French, I don't even expect German English in the supposedly cosmopolitan Paris yet.
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  • August 25, 2017
    This place is a great little find. The volume and variety of unique plants is astounding and you can easily spend hours there just looking around. The pay for entry greenhouse structure is also incredible and had so many plants I had never seen before. Very well maintained and very interesting.
  • July 11, 2017
    Nice and relaxing. Plenty of space for some good wandering. Nice cool spots for lounging on a hot summers day. You have to pay to get in the glass houses, but I guess you could look at that positively and say you don't have to pay to walk around the gardens. To be fair, I would have happily paid a reasonable price to get in. Plenty of options for refreshment. Sufficient toilets. In fact, I went in a very futuristic self cleaning toilet. I'd recommend it. The plants too.
  • May 21, 2017
    This garden is quiet, green and very relaxing. You could spend a whole afternoon if not a day here. The plants are labeled so that you and your children could do easier research, or just know what they are. There are natural history and geology museums as well as a zoo. You can come here for a quick picnic (on the benches though, grass are fragile), relaxing, running or just walking. The plants are so dense that you hear no traffic or city sounds. Great for coming alone or with children.
  • July 25, 2017
    What a wonderful place to wander around. I went on a sunny Sunday after visiting the bone museum and it was lovely to walk around. The signage around the plants is informative. I throughly recommend.
  • August 23, 2017
    Amazing place to spend the day. There are many different kinds of plants, museums and animals. Recommended.

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