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Address: 57 rue Cuvier, Paris 75005 Arrondissement: 5th Hours: Summer Mon-Sun 7:30am – 8:00pm; Winter Mon-Sun 7:30am-5:30pm Tickets: Free
WWW: Jardin des Plantes Phone: +33 1 4079 3000
About the Jardin des Plantes
The Jardin des Plantes has a long and notable history. It was first established in 1626 as a royal garden of medicinal plants and was designed by Guy de La Brosse, the physician of Louis XII.
In 1650, the garden, which had grown into disrepair over a short period, was rejuvenated under the loving eye of John Baptiste Colbert and was opened to the public. Towards the end of More >