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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Luxembourg Garden in Paris, France
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The Luxembourg Garden is a 23 hectares (56 acres) garden, located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France.

The Garden was designed in the 17th century by the Florentine hydraulics engineers and garden designers Tommaso Francini (1571–1651), in the French garden style. He also built the Medici Fountain in 1630s. More than 2,000 elm trees were planted and large flower beds were laid out.

The garden is also home to more than 100 statues. The most unusual statue in the park, placed there in 1906, is arguably that of the Statue of Liberty donated by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi.

Today, as in the 17th century, it is a good place to savour the cosmopolitan atmosphere of a rich palace gardens. There is plenty of stuff for people to enjoy from all ages and all interests.


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