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The Luxembourg garden

A walk in Paris in the alleys of the Luxembourg Gardens

The Luxembourg garden is located in the heart of Paris in the Latin Quarter, it is a beautiful park that you must see if you visit Paris. It is the place of relaxation privileged of the Parisians during the beautiful season. The visit can start at the exit of the RER station "Port Royal".

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The Luxembourg garden

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The Luxembourg garden
The most difficult mission of the day in summer: finding chairs to sit in!

La Closerie des Lilas

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La Closerie des Lilas
La Closerie des Lilas was the meeting place of artists in the years 1900 - 1950. Ernest Hemingway, Francis Scott Fitzgerald, Henry Miller, Picasso and Modigliani frequented this restaurant.

The Garden of Explorers

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The Garden of Explorers
The Explorers' Garden is a small park located right next to the Jardin du Luxembourg. The statue represents 4 women from different parts of the world holding a globe.

The Institute of Art and Archaeology

The Institute of Art and Archaeology
We pass in front of the very beautiful Institute of art and archaeology. It is a university building which is not visited.

Sports activities

Sports activities
There are many sportsmen in the park.

The garden pond

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The garden pond
For 140 years, children have been able to rent model sailboats and sail them on the basin during the summer.

Concert

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Concert
Concerts are sometimes organized in the garden's alleys.

A restaurant

A restaurant
The Luxembourg garden is very pleasant in summer, many Parisians lounge in the lawns or have a drink in a restaurant.

The façade of the Senate

The façade of the Senate
The Luxembourg Garden was originally the garden of a palace that belonged to Marie de Medici. Now the palace houses the French Senate.

The entrance of the French Senate

The entrance of the French Senate
The Senate cannot be visited.

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