Jardin des Plantes is a Botanical Garden.
Ordered by the French king Louis XIII in 1635, the Jardin des Plantes was used as a medicinal herb garden.
It is recommended that you visit the Jardin des Plantes, at least, once as it is a great place to relax and have a walk. Jardin des Plantes is also an amazing park to go jogging.
Inside Jardin des Plantes you will discover several kinds of gardens:
- French Garden part
- English Garden part
- Labyrinth – the Maze
- Mountain botanical garden (Alpine Garden)
- Vegetable garden – Potager (the kitchen garden)
- Floral garden
- Insects' garden (butterflies and bees)
Once inside the Jardin des Plantes you can also visit the Natural History Museum and the Zoo.
A sample of Jardin des Plantes Botanical Garden Paris:
How to get to Jardin des Plantes: Jardin des Plantes 57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris
- M5-10 RER C Austerlitz
Vélib' (City Bike): 13104 Austerlitz
Noctilien (Night Bus): N01-N02-N31-N131-N133 Gare d'Austerlitz
- Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/lsbwY