Jardin du Luxembourg - Jardin du Luxembourg information and pictures
Luxembourg Gardens (Jardin du Luxembourg)
like Jardin des Tuileries
is one of the many parks in Paris
but Jardin du Luxembourg is maybe the most popular of them all.
The park is located on the Left Bank of the river Seine right next to Palais du Luxembourg
. The gardens were a private park till the 19th century when were opened to the public.
Luxembourg Gardens feature octagonal basin, café, tennis court, puppet theatre and is full of people playing the boules
, a typical French game where you are tossing balls on a lawn.
The park features many statues, and fountains, one of them Fontaine de l'Observatoire
. The fountain’s sculpture was designed by Jean Baptiste Carpeaux in 1873 and represents the globe supported by the four continents portrayed by four women.
Where is Jardin du Luxembourg
: Luxembourg Ouarter, next to Palais du Luxembourg, arrondissement 6
How to get to Jardin du Luxembourg
: By Métro line 4 and 10 to Odéon station or line B to Luxembourg station.
: Daily from dawn till dusk.
Jardin du Luxembourg - Palais du Luxembourg / Luxembourg Gardens and Palace, Paris
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