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Parc Monceau

35 Boulevard de Courcellesl, 75008 Paris, France
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Best kept secret of Paris

Very few tourists seem to find their way to this place and that just adds to the charm. North... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2015
HarrisonTF
Very nice but too. many people know it

This very nice park is less known by tourists but more by the French. It is used by the people... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2015
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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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35 Boulevard de Courcellesl, 75008 Paris, France
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

Very few tourists seem to find their way to this place and that just adds to the charm. North entrance (by the Metro and toilets) has a handy ice cream and crepe stand (although it's a bit pricey compared to others near by). Lots to...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

This very nice park is less known by tourists but more by the French. It is used by the people living in Paris to go out with their children on weekend days. Children can play whilst their parents enjoy the sun. On other days it...More

Thank HansenGeert
Reviewed 30 July 2015

If you're anywhere around Arc de Triomphe, don't mind walk 10 minutes to visit this public park at the junction of Boulevard de Courcelles, Rue de Prony and Rue Georges Berger. You'll find some exotic trees and flowers from around the world, arranged as "English...More

2  Thank Ma J
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This was an unexpected delight! We walked through Parc Monceau as a part of the Black Paris Tour due to it's significance in Black Parisian history. Otherwise, I wouldn't have known about it. Peaceful and oh so lovely! It immediately struck me that NYC's Central...More

2  Thank RedFro F
Reviewed 27 July 2015

In my home city we have a park that runs along side the river as part of the city. It is about a mile long and about hundred meters wide. It is flat as a tack, all grass - you can land a small 'plane...More

3  Thank brian d
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We took a shortcut through the park after visiting the Musee Nissim de Camondo, and we were so glad we did. What an lovely spot. Not only is the landscaping gorgeous, but there are plenty of amazing statues that make you feel like you're walking...More

1  Thank Rowdy G
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Located close to where we stayed, Parc Monceau was a lovely place to stroll through away from the busy Parisien streets. Really nice gardens, duck pond, some interesting statues and 'ruins'. Local children do run a bit wild here and are not particularly polite to...More

1  Thank marigoldKent
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is a small but lovely little park not far from the Arc de Triomph. A little quiet oasis in the busy Paris streets

Thank Tina D
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Parc Monceau is the place where the very rich of Paris, and especially the children of the very rich, go to play. The park itself is lovely, the lawns manicured and the monuments free of the graffiti that plagues much of Paris. But it's really...More

1  Thank Michael A
Reviewed 24 June 2015

This is a beautiful, well-maintained park. Great if you have an hour or 2 spare, grab a sandwich and pick a spot, it is very peaceful and relaxing. Beautiful ponds and water features, a play area for children, and lots of shady spots and benches...More

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travelingm407
19 April 2017|
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Response from Marco T | Reviewed this property |
Its north from rue de Berri. Go northeast to boulevard Haussmann. Cross blv HM and Go left to Rue de Courcelles after 200 meters right to rue Rembrandt. Straight on and you are there! Enjoy
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Mikeatsea03242
8 February 2017|
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Response from Taxidevil | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I was in Park Monceau on Friday and there were lots of dogs, most on leads and I think that some dogs were not on leads when we were there. It was very early in the morning.
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Judy T
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Response from stampking | Reviewed this property |
The park dates from 1778, and currently measures 9 hectares ( 22 acres ). its a nice place to visit if you want to get away from the traffic and the noise. Popular with parents with children and joggers.
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