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Jardin des Plantes

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Address: 114 T av des Martyrs de la Resistance, 76100, Rouen, France
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Nice and quiet garden to recharge battery.

It is a very beautiful and well treat garden, with some tropical plants, that use to have some thematic events. Good to rest, to read a book and recharge battery, especially... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Jose Carlos M
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172 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If we had visited this public garden in summer I am sure we should have enjoyed it far more. In March there is little to see (few spring bulbs) and the glasshouses were unfortunately closed.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is a very beautiful and well treat garden, with some tropical plants, that use to have some thematic events. Good to rest, to read a book and recharge battery, especially during spring and summer time. Should try and it is free.

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Marseille, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We visited here in the late summer. The gardens are only a short bus ride from Rouen centre. With free admission this is a place for the whole family to enjoy. Walk the paths admire and stop and smell the flowers.

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Munich, Germany
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206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I can't say it's a must see in Rouen, and it's on the left side of the Seine, so a bit far from everything else, but for locals or people that want to see everything or have plenty of time it's a very nice trip. Just pic-nic there, enjoy the greenhouses, the very well maintained gardens, are the bird area.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Jardin des Plantes was a nice garden to visit, but perhaps not that impressive on a cold early winter day. Not suitable for a night visit as it is closed

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Enjoyed a very relaxing couple of hours in these beautiful well maintained gardens - a tranquil oasis in the city of Rouen. Loved the Chinese garden.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Free entry to these lovely gardens with great features like the Chinese garden, pools and fountains. Only sad we could not take the dog in so one of us had to walk around the perimeter instead!

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George RSA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The park is spread out with wide, neat roadways. Its not so much a "wow" place as a pleasant and varied location. There were lots of colourful dahlias and other plants. There are some very striking trees, including some beautiful redwood and other very tall trees. It was nice to have labels on them to get a better understanding. Some... More 

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France
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167 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

A very nice urban park but the main attraction is the collection of orchids, particularly the paphiopedilums collected before 1914--gorgeous rothschildianums and stoneis.

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Maine
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Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Went in February so the flowers and plants weren't blooming and maintenance was being done. That said, the park was still nice and I can only imagine how beautiful it must be later in the spring and in the summer. There was a house with different types of birds and there where two peacocks roaming around the garden. There are... More 

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