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Jardin des Plantes

57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France

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About Jardin des Plantes

Jardin des Plantes is a park and a botanical garden open to the public, located in the 5th arrondissement of Paris. It is the seat and the main site of the National Museum of Natural History, which also has other sites in Paris and in the provinces. It also has a menagerie, greenhouses, and scientific exhibition buildings serving as museums and a Paleontology gallery.



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National Museum of Natural History0.19km from Jardin des Plantes

National Museum of Natural History is the national natural history museum of France which was part of the Sorbonne Universities Founded during the French Revolution. Along with being a museum, the institution has always been also a leading research center. Since its foundation, the Museum has worked, in the fields of natural and human sciences, toward the following missions: conducting fundamental and applied research, preserving and building up its collections, teaching and training, providing

Rue Mouffetard0.83km from Jardin des Plantes

This is one of the oldest streets in Paris, which probably dates from the late Empire in iii th  century. Very picturesque, it is one of the busiest axes of the Latin Quarter because of its many restaurants. 650 meters long, it slopes gently from the Montagne Sainte-Genevieve to the church of Saint-Médard and the old bridge over the Bièvre covered the xix th century. It is the main street of the Faubourg Saint-Médard.

Rue Crémieux0.85km from Jardin des Plantes

Rue Crémieux is a road located in the Three Hundred district in the 12 th arrondissement of Paris.  Its name refers to Adolphe Crémieux, lawyer and politician, member of the government of National Defense, author of a famous decree of 1870 which gave French nationality to the Jews of Algeria. rue Crémieux is a pedestrian street, paved since 1993. The street and its colorful facades, which cannot be found anywhere else in Paris.

Coulée Verte René-Dumont1.03km from Jardin des Plantes

The Coulée Verte René-Dumont is a lush elevated park built atop a revitalized railway structure in the 12th Arrondissement. This green garden path stretches for three miles, with landscapes ranging from modern and manicured to wild and natural. The western portion of the parkway may be accessed via stairways and elevators leading up to the elevated viaduct. This portion is reserved for pedestrians.  It was one of the nice place to spend some free time in the middle of greenery.

Place de la Bastille1.25km from Jardin des Plantes

The Place de Bastille is an open square where the infamous Bastille prison once stood—and fell, igniting the French Revolution.  The square was occupied by the Bastille Prison, which was a symbol of absolute power in the Ancien Régime. Today, the square plays host to large cultural events such as concerts, fairs, and citizen events and so more shops. As a consequence of its historical significance, the square is often the site or point of departure of political demonstrations and so more.

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris1.34km from Jardin des Plantes

The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, commonly known as Our Lady, is one of the most emblematic monuments of Paris and France. It is located on the Ile de la Cité and is a place of Catholic worship, seat of the Archdiocese of Paris, dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The cathedral inspires many artistic works and also so many things to discover in and around this basilica. It is the most visited monument in Europe and one of the most visited in the world until 2019.

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The most populous of the 18 regions of France. It is located in the north-central part of the country and often called the Paris Region because it includes the city of Paris. Île-de-France is densely populated and economically important: it covers only about 2% of France's territory, but has an official estimated population of 12,213,364 (18.2% of the population of France) and accounts for nearly 30% of the French GDP.