Jardin des Plantes
Place Valhubert, 75005 Paris Driving directions
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summer: 7.30am-8pm; rest of year: 8am-5.30pm (times vary according to dawn and dusk)


These famous gardens are home to large hothouses full of tropical plants; a school of botany with 4 000 species of medicinal and edible plants; an ecological garden; an old arboretum where nature has re-exerted its influence to create an extraordinary reservoir of biodiversity; a rose garden; and an iris and perennial plant garden which is best visited in the month of May.


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