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Palais-Royal Gardens, Paris

Palais-Royal Gardens - Paris, France
Palais-Royal Gardens
place du Palais-Royal, Paris, France 75001Map
+33 1 4952 4263(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: 1st Arrondissement
Overview

Created in 1629 for Cardinal de Richelieu, this garden has witnessed many of the events that have marked the Palais-Royal's history. Redesigned in the 18th Century by landscape gardener Desgots, it was made smaller by Louis-Philippe d'Orléans in order to accommodate buildings and arcades where merchants were to set up their stalls. Later, in the 20th Century, famous writers Colette and Cocteau lived here, enjoying the greenery. Today, with its statues, bushes and trees, the garden has become a favorite meeting place where visitors can relax right in the heart of the capital.

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Palais-Royal Gardens General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 07:30 AM to 08:30 PM
  • Type: Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre
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