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Jardin Tropical

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Address: 45 B avenue de la Belle Gabrielle | Bois de Vincennes, 75012 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 49 57 15 15
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Visit your imagination

I love visiting here. Even though there are many of the buildings that are in ruins now, you get a good idea of what the gardens used to be. It is easy to imagine yourself in what... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 February 2016
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Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France
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Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

I love visiting here. Even though there are many of the buildings that are in ruins now, you get a good idea of what the gardens used to be. It is easy to imagine yourself in what used to be a human zoo. Originally made to help the French understand how people in their colonies lived - people were actually... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

A place difficult to find. It looks like an abandoned place. It makes you feel you become an explorer! The garden has a rich and eventful history (French colonies..) well explained by the information signs. The best is to discover it by yourself. Our kids (8 & 6 years old) loved it,and we do too! (no restaurant, café, ou refreshments... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2013

Le Jardin Tropical was originally an agricultural research center whose purpose was to increase yields in crops raised in France’s colonies. In 1907 it became the site of a colonial exposition, and native villages and pavilions representing the French colonial empire were re-created. In addition, hundreds of native men and women were brought over from the French colonies to be... More 

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