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des Plantes

This garden was established in 1635 by Louis XIII as a medicinal herb garden.

It includes 11 different gardens which make it a unique place (alpine garden, ecological garden, roses, rocks… It even includes a maze!).

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There is also a historical zoo, the Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes, founded in 1795 (see zoos).

Open everyday: Summer: 7.30 am-8pm ; winter 8am-5.30pm.

How much? Jardin Alpin: 2€ (on week-ends and holidays),
Les Grandes Serres: 6€ or 4€,
Free for handicapped people and job-seekers.
Other gardens: free.

How to get there: 57 Rue Cuvier 75005 Paris ;
Métro lines 7, 10 Station "Jussieu" or
Métro lines 5, 10 Station "Gare d'Austerlitz";
RER C Station "Gare d'Austerlitz" ;
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 67, 89 and 91;
Balabus Station "Jardin des Plantes".

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