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Tuileries Garden

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Tuileries Garden features in these preplanned City Guides:

1-day Paris City Guide3-day Paris City Guide5-day Paris City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Beautiful public gardens
  • Famous for its great sculptures

Time required: 30 minutes

Public transport:

  • Metro Line 1: Tuileries station

Address: rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

Things you need to know:

  • Tuileries Garden (Jardin des Tuileries) is a beautiful public park between Louvre and Place de la Concorde
  • It features a number of pools, walkways and sensuous nude sculptures by Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
  • Originally it was the garden of the Tuileries Palace
  • Tuileries Palace was built for Catherine de Medici in 1564 and burnt down by the Paris Commune of 1871
  • It was the first royal garden open to the public (1667)
  • The garden gives home to the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, erected by Napoleon in 1808
  • The Jeu de Paume gallery and the Musée de l'Orangerie can also be found here

What to do there:

  • Take a lovely walk through the gardens
  • Relax by the pond
  • Arrive to the Louvre Pyramid and enjoy the view of the river Seine

 

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