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LuxembourgGardenParis

On the border between Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Latin Quarter, the Luxembourg Gardens, inspired by the Boboli Gardens in Florence, were created upon the initiative of Queen Marie de Medici in 1612. It’s a happy place full of kids, chair squatters, strolling conversationalists and lovers. My mood, my energy level, my fantasy dreams of Paris are always elevated here no matter what season.

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The gardens are split into French gardens and English gardens. Between the two, lies a geometric forest and a large pond. There is also an orchard with a variety of old and forgotten apples, an apiary for you to learn about bee-keeping and greenhouses with a collection of breathtaking orchids and a rose garden. The garden has 106 statues spread throughout the park, the monumental Medici fountain, the Orangerie and the Pavillon Davioud.

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Who could ask for anything more?

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A place to sit and plan your day’s walking itinerary with your good ol’ guidebook:  No Worries Paris.

Address: 6th arrondissement of Paris, 75006

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