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Jardin botanique de Tours - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

33 Boulevard Tonnellé, 37000 Tours, France

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About Jardin botanique de Tours

This Botanical Garden is located on a former wetland once crossed by the Sainte-Anne stream. It was built between 1831 and 1843, it began as a collection of about 2,000 medical and exotic plants arranged in greenhouses containing about 500 plants, orchard, and garden proper. The garden has survived numerous attacks floods, storms, etc. One of the nice location from where you can know about the rich varieties of flora and fauna.

Attractions Near Jardin botanique de Tours

Prébendes d'Oé Garden
Prébendes d'Oé Garden1.35km from Jardin botanique de Tours

The Jardin des Prébendes d'Oé is a public garden, located in the heart of Tours, created in 1872 by the Bühler brothers. Placed between rue des Prébendes, rue Roger Salengro, rue Lakanal, and rue du Boisdenier, it is an English-style garden that offers a beautiful diversity of trees and flowers, with two bandstands and statues. of writers from Tours such as Pierre de Ronsard that of Jean-Baptiste Marie Meusnier de La Place and then Honorat de Bueil de Racan.

Basilica of Saint Martin, Tours
Basilica of Saint Martin, Tours1.42km from Jardin botanique de Tours

A stylish neo Byzantine basilica was built in the year 1886 and It was at first served by a community of monks under an abbot. One of the beautiful church which is famous in this area and is also a good example of the architecture of France.

Place Plumereau
Place Plumereau1.44km from Jardin botanique de Tours

One of the largest conserved urban areas in Europe, where cafes and restaurants sit beneath and mansions and half-timbered houses from the 15th century, alongside the beautiful Romanesque and Renaissance façades. , this square was the economic center of the city from the 13th to the 16th century. Originally it was a simple widening of the street of the Grand Market in which emerged the street of 3 Pucelles. It is an important complex of medieval civil architecture in the manner, widespread in ce

Hôtel Goüin
Hôtel Goüin1.68km from Jardin botanique de Tours

A rare example of Renaissance architecture in Tours which now hosts innovative, regularly changing temporary exhibitions and so more. There is a Museum of the Archaeological Society of Touraine presents a wide variety of collections ranging from prehistory to the 18th Century.

Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré
Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré1.73km from Jardin botanique de Tours

It is Neither museum nor foundation. With a total area of ​​4,500 square meters, the CCC OD has three exhibition spaces: the nave has monumental installations permanently visible from the outside, the black gallery is dedicated to artists of our time and the white gallery is regularly devoted to the work of Olivier Debré. The CCC OD also has a bookstore and a restaurant. One of the nice location where you can understand the history.

Rue Nationale
Rue Nationale1.79km from Jardin botanique de Tours

One of the oldest shopping streets in France which was around seven kilometers long which connects the place Anatole France, where it leads to the Pont Wilson, and the Avenue de Grammont. The street is completely lined with shops. There are two statues of René Descartes and François Rabelais in the street. The Musée des Vins and the Musée du Compagnonnage are located on this street. You can have a long walk in this street and also yo90u can shop for what you want from here at a reasonable price.

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