Gardens and parks in Paris France - Page 3

You will find many of the gardens and parks within Paris have been named after individuals or dedicated to groups of people, so when visiting these public gardens you will often find plaques that will give you more background information on that particular garden or park.

Paris gardens and parks

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Bibliotheque Francois-Mitterrand Forest Garden

This rather unique forest garden located at the Bibliotheque Francois-Mitterrand library was designed in partnership with the Natural History Museum in Paris.

Grandes Serres In Jardin Des Plantes

The Grandes Serres, or Greenhouses of the Jardin des Plantes are metal greenhouses constructed in the 1800s and are the largest of their kind in the world

Square Michel Caldagues

This small garden in Paris called Square Michel Caldagues sits in front of the Eglise Saint-Germain l’Auxerrois church and to west side of the Louvre museum.

Place Denfert-Rochereau Square

This historical Paris square called Place Denfert-Rochereau, has the Lion of Belfort monument, three gardens around it and the entrance to the Paris Catacombs.

Square de I'Ile-de-France In Paris

The Square de l'Ile de France is a small park with garden that is located on the East end of the Ile de la Cite Island close to the Notre Dame Cathedral.
- Photos of Square de l'Ile de France

Square des Ecrivains Combattants Morts pour la France

This garden and square in Paris is dedicated to French writers who died during World War I, and has beautiful floral decorations and trees.

Square Gabriel Pierne In Paris

The unusual Square Gabriel Pierne is located within the 6th Arrondissement of Paris very close to the Institut de France and the River Seine.

Square Saint-Eloi

The Square Saint-Eloi within the 12th Arrondissement of Paris close to Gare de Lyon has been enlarged to include a fountain, childrens playground and much more.

Jardin Cyprian Norwid - Garden In Paris

Located in the 13th Arrondissement of Paris, Jardin Cyprian Norwid was inaugurated in 2006 with its gardens being dedicated to a Polish poet who died nearby.

Square Louvois

The Louvois Square in Paris located in the 2nd Arrondissement close to Bibliotheque Richelieu-Louvois, has a rich history that goes back to the 1700s.

Square Jacques-Bidault

The Square Jacques-Bidault is a small square in the 2nd Arrondissement of Paris that was named after a General Secretary who died in a concentration camp.

Square Pablo Casals

Named after the renowned cellist player Pablo Casals, this square in Paris has table tennis tables, a childrens playground and places to sit and relax.

The Gardens At Square Jules Ferry

This garden in Paris called Square Jules Ferry was created in 1924 above the Canal Saint-Martin, plus it also marks the end of the Richard Lenoir Promenade.

Square Scipion - Now Square Theodore Monod

This Paris square in the 5th Arrondissement was originally known as Square Scipion, but was renamed in 2011 after the French explorer Theodore Monod.

Square Paul Painleve

This small square in Paris is named after mathematician Paul Painleve and was 1st laid out in 1900 by architect Jean-Camille Formige in the 5th Arrondissement.

Square Marie-Trintignant In Paris

This square in Paris is close to the River Seine opposite the Ile Saint Louis, but was only renamed in 2007 to Square Marie-Trintignant after the French actress.

Square Taras-Chevtchenko

This square in Paris was named after Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko and was built on the old cemetery of the Saint Peter Chapel in the 6th Arrondissement.

The Square Marcel Pagnol

This Paris square was originally named Square Laborde when laid out by Jean Charles Alphand, but was renamed Square Marcel Pagnol.

The Square Frederic Lemaitre

This Paris square is dedicated to French actor Frederic Lemaitre and overlooks Canal Saint-Martin with one of the locks and footbridge.

Square Saint-Medard

Located in the 5th Arrondissement of Paris Square Saint-Medard has a small garden that was an old cemetery next to a church called the Eglise Saint-Medard.

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