Jardin des Plantes

Type: Gardens

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Considered France's principle botanical garden, the Jardin des Plantes was established in the 17th century under the reign of Louis XIII. What began as an herb garden now includes different species...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 7:30am-6:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Outdoor Activities: "These gardens have been open for public viewing for 400 years and counting. There are at least 390 different species of flowers, both simple and those that have been achieved through man's cross-breeding."
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: This museum covers nearly 70 acres and is France's principle botanical garden.

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