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Jardin du Palais Royal

#62 of 1,106 things to do in Paris
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Louvre / Palais-Royal
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Address: 6 rue de Montpensier, 75001 Paris, France
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+33 1 47 03 92 16

A beautiful garden dating back to the French Revolution.

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Elegant yet relaxed garden

The shape the trees and shrubs are trimmed to in this garden makes it oh so elegant, yet the atmosphere is tranquil and much more relaxed than the busy streets which surround it... read more

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Evansville, Indiana
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Evansville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The shape the trees and shrubs are trimmed to in this garden makes it oh so elegant, yet the atmosphere is tranquil and much more relaxed than the busy streets which surround it. It's almost hard to believe it's in the heart of Paris! There are fantastic and exhausting museums (the Louvre, Musee D'Orsay, etc....) so close by which makes... More 

Thank kwagmeister
San Gwann, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very pleasant surprise indeed, a lovely area with chequer like structures and columns and then a manicured garden surrounded by arcades leading to the streets behind.

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Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is enclosed in the interior of the buildings so from the streets surrounding you might not know it is there, or that you are allowed in. Be brave and explore any open routes and you can be rewarded with a beautiful place like this! Besides the beautiful gardens there are places for coffee and a very fancy restaurant, both... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Jardin du Palais Royal is a short stroll from the Louvre and surrounded by a superb revolutionary architecture. Jardin du Palais Royal has extensive walking space. This is a perfect spot to relax and enjoy your time. There are sculptures and benches everywhere so you can sit and adore the scenery. There are black and white pillars at the end... More 

Thank Rubaiyat E S
Bellaire, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

These gardens are located close to the Louvre, inside the old Royal Palace and behind the Comedie Francaise. Access is gained through rue de Montpensier. The inside arcades of the palace house a number of small stores, but also some of the best known designer boutiques, while the gardens are a quiet oasis of peace, just steps from busy and... More 

Thank Gabriel H
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Paris has gotten too crowded so when you just want to sit and hide from tourists this is the place. charming, beautiful flowers, fountains, and a fun square for the children to play. A little authenticity saved...

Thank acl2311
Weil am Rhein, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Probably the most "chic and interesting" park and garden in Paris. so "French in its Style" build in 1633. - jardin à la française (rather small size) - promenades (x4 in total) and busy commercial street on the Western side (rue de Richelieu or Rue Sainte Anne worth a visit definitely) - beautiful restaurants and cafés - small park with... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

A lovely park/garden in the middle of a busy city. There are lovely gardens where both tourists and locals go to sit, there are nice pillars/ artwork and some fancy shops on either side. It is a beautiful area somewhere to take time out for peace to enjoy the fountains.

Thank GlitterR0se
Ile-de-France, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Beautiful gardens especially in spring time when all the flowers bloom. Beautiful colours and odors.

Thank AnamariaLupu
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

While this park does have some modern artistic and architectural aspects, it also has a quaint pre-revolutionaly opulence. Well worth a walk through or a sit down by one of the fountains. You could easily imagine Marie Anoinette and her courtiers walking around in their huge dresses.

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