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Jardin des Plantes, Rouen
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The Jardin des Plantes is a notable botanical garden dating to 1840 in its present form. It was previously owned by Scottish banker John Law and was the site of several historic balloon ascents. It contains a rock garden, garden of iris and hemerocallis, rose garden, squares of medicinal plants , as well as an orchard and collections of aromatic and carnivorous plants. Work out when and for how long to visit Jardin des Plantes and other Rouen attractions using our handy Rouen holiday planner.
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  • We visited here in the late summer. The gardens are only a short bus ride from Rouen centre. With free admission this is a place for the whole family to enjoy. Walk the paths admire and stop and smell...  more »
  • The garden has been its fall clothing. Very nice work of the gardeners. It is always as pleasant if a walk.
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  • I can't say it's a must see in Rouen, and it's on the left side of the Seine, so a bit far from everything else, but for locals or people that want to see everything or have plenty of time it's a very...  more »