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Parc Monceau

35 Boulevard de Courcelles, 75008 Paris, France

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About Parc Monceau

The Parc Monceau is a flower garden located in Europe's neighborhood of the 8 th arrondissement of Paris. The park includes in particular a rotunda, a former pavilion, created by Claude Nicolas Ledoux, from the wall of the Fermiers Général. It includes a collection of scaled-down architectural features, or follies — including an Egyptian pyramid, a Chinese fort, a Dutch windmill, and Corinthian pillars. Today, the park has play areas for children and remains very popular with local residents and



Attractions near Parc Monceau

Musée Jacquemart-André0.49km from Parc Monceau

The Musée Jacquemart-André, a private museum located at 158 Boulevard Haussmann, owned by the Institut de France, presents collections of art that are worthy of great museums in a magnificent Second Empire mansion. The museum features works by Bellini, Botticini, Pietro Perugino, Canaletto, Alfred Boucher, Rembrandt, Anthony van Dyck, Sandro Botticelli, Jean-Honoré Fragonard and many more. This museum is one of the major cultural centers in Paris.

Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré0.77km from Parc Monceau

Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré is located in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, which it runs across from east to west. It's also one of the most luxurious streets in the capital which is 2,070 meters long and also home to leading luxury stores such as Givenchy, Azzaro, Prada, Chanel, and Hermès. This street owes its prestigious reputation to its abundance of embassies, mansions, internationally renowned shops, and art galleries.

Arc de Triomphe1.21km from Parc Monceau

The Arc de Triomphe, at the center of the Place de l'Étoile and the western end of the Champs-Elysées, is a very famous monument in Paris. It is a large arch, but it is not possible to drive underneath it.  It is an iconic symbol of French national identity and took 30 years to build. The Arc de Triomphe provides a glimpse into France’s social past as well as spectacular views across central Paris.

Boulevard Haussmann1.22km from Parc Monceau

Boulevard Haussmann is a top shopping destination and surely one of the most elegant stores in the whole of Paris. Today it is home to Paris' greatest department stores, whose shop windows are absolutely magical at the end of the year, during the Christmas season. On the quieter side of the boulevard, at number 158, is the Jacquemart-André Museum, dedicated to the fine arts and decorative arts, planning large-scale exhibitions all year long.

Place Charles de Gaulle1.22km from Parc Monceau

The Place Charles de Gaulle is often known as the Place de l’Etoile or stars square, which is due to the roads all intersecting this notorious junction, yet it is probably most famous for being the location of the Arc de Triomphe that is the famous large triumphal arch monument in Paris. The pavilions in the gardens are used as tearooms, restaurants, and theatres. The Grand Palais and the Petit Palais, built for the International Exposition of 1900, sit on the south side of the avenue.

Avenue Montaigne1.41km from Parc Monceau

Avenue Montaigne, connecting the Champs-Elysées to the Alma Bridge, is known as one of the most exclusive and luxurious arteries in the capital. This is home to quite a few sumptuous international Haute Couture boutiques. Luxury and prestige crisscross and make the street the highlight of first-class shopping in Paris. In the nineteenth century, the street earned some renown for its sparkling and colourfulMabille Gardens on Saturday nights.

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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.