Jardin des Tuileries

Type: Family Friendly, Gardens



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Sightseeing: Stretching between the Louvre and place de la Concorde, this garden originally dates to 1564, when Catherine de Medici had it constructed as a reminder of her home in Italy. Historically, it marked...  Read More
Free Things to Do: Stretching between the Louvre and place de la Concorde, this garden originally dates to 1564, when Catherine de Medici had it constructed as a reminder of her home in Italy. Historically, it marked...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Apr-May, Sep: Daily 7am-10:15pm
  • Jun-Aug: Daily 7am-11pm
  • Oct-Mar: Daily 7:30am-8:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

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  • Sightseeing: "The large central fountain just past the Place de la Concorde entrance is where children and their parents congregate to sail the little wooden boats across in spring, summer and fall. You can now easily purchase these boats at the newly spiffed up H�tel de Ville tourist office."
  • Free Things to Do: "The large central fountain just past the Place de la Concorde entrance is where children and their parents congregate to sail the little wooden boats across in spring, summer and fall. You can now easily purchase these boats at the newly spiffed up Hôtel de Ville tourist office."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: The gardens are surrounded by the Louvre (east), Place de la Concorde (west), the Seine (south) and rue de Rivoli (north).
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: If Paris has a Central Park, it's this. It's also a wonderful place for children with its year-round carrousels and a well-loved gated playground inside.

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