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Jardin du Palais Royal

#62 of 1,056 things to do in Paris
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Address: 6 rue de Montpensier, 75001 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 47 03 92 16
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A beautiful garden dating back to the French Revolution.

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One of the most beautiful and historic spots in central Paris. A beautiful garden with lovely fountains, surrounded by historically-important colonades with shops. Colette lived... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Oakland, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice green area in the heart of Paris, but not exceptional. There are plenty of better gardens or green areas in Paris.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful and historic spots in central Paris. A beautiful garden with lovely fountains, surrounded by historically-important colonades with shops. Colette lived here!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this when walking back to our hotel. Beautiful spot with gorgeous gardens and a peaceful place to walk around and contemplate. If you have extra time in Paris make this a place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was a surprising area near the Louvre and was part of the hidden arcades and passages walk we did with Unique Paris private tours. It is a very pretty garden and the shopping arcade and apartments above a quite beautiful. We returned here a number of times while we were in Paris to enjoy this quiet oasis after long... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

It's a beautiful place, which will give you stunning photos of Paris. By the way, a lot of couples choose this place to take their pre-wedding photos. Don't mind the crowes ;)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Adjacent to the Louvre, this garden is a pretty spot to picnic or relax. I enjoyed thinking about Kings and Queens strolling around. Now we can all visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit. If you go early enough you will see the runners taking in an early morning run which adds to the atmosphere of the jardin Worth a small detour to walk through on your way to some of the many other Paris attractions

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Just across from the Louvre, This Garden is very nice just to take a walk or people watch. There is no charge to get in.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This park is surprisingly quiet for being in a major tourist area. Nice for a short stroll, near some nice shops and restaurants.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This was the perfect spot for a mid-day stroll. Beautiful gardens and close to so many attractions too!! Don't miss it.

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From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal, this neighbourhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering window displays. Every other establishment has someone to open the door for you or park your car. You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or lingering over a meal at any of its chic eateries. After all that indulgence, the Tuileries gardens provide stately respite, while theatres compete for your applause. It's a neighbourhood that draws admirers from around the world, all attracted to the luxe life in Paris.
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