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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Luxembourg Garden in Paris, France
by Arunas Travel Photography - 2

Paris, France



The Luxembourg Garden (French: Jardin du Luxembourg) is a large park (23 ha), located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France.



Five interesting facts about Jardin du Luxembourg:

  • The garden was created in 1612 by Marie de' Medici (1575–1642), the widow of King Henry IV of France.
  • This was the first French garden to be influenced by the Italian Baroque.
  • The garden is featured prominently in Victor Hugo's novel Les Misérables.
  • The Luxembourg Palace is now used by the French Senate.
  • This is the second biggest park in Paris.

Paris park
Luxembourg Garden, Paris
Luxembourg Garden
Sculpture, Luxembourg Garden, Paris
Sculpture
Sculpture, Luxembourg Garden, Paris
Paris
Luxembourg Palace, Paris
Luxembourg Garden
Statue of Anne de Beaujeu (1461–1522), Princess of France, Luxembourg Garden, Paris
Luxembourg Garden
Statue of Blanche de Castille (1188–1252), Queen of France, Luxembourg Garden, Paris
Marguerite d'Angoulême
Statue of Marguerite de Navarre (1492-1549), Princess of France, Luxembourg Garden, Paris
Luxembourg Garden
Statue of Valentina Visconti (1368–1408), Duchess of Orléans, Luxembourg Garden, Paris
Luxembourg Garden
Statue of Liberty, first model, by Frédéric Bartholdi, 1870, Luxembourg Garden, Paris
Sculpture of Lion, Luxembourg Garden, Paris
Luxembourg Garden
Luxembourg Garden, Paris
Luxembourg Palace and Garden, Paris

Address
Jardin du Luxembourg, Rue de Médicis - Rue de Vaugirard, 75006 Paris, France
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2 comments

  1. Beautiful photos! Makes me want to come and visit :)

    What camera do you use?

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