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Jardin des Plantes, Rouen
114 avenue des Martyrs-de-la-Résistance, 76000 Rouen Driving directions
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These beautiful 10ha grounds, which date back to the 17C, are planted with trees of many different species and flowers. The tropical glasshouses are home to a remarkable collection of plants. Among the most rare is the famous giant Amazonian water lily, Victoria regia, the plateau-shaped leaves of which can reach 1m in diameter in summer; its flower opens up white in the morning, becomes pink at midday and fades to mauve the same evening.

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    Eco-Appart'hôtel Rouen -- JDP
    Very good 8.4
    272 m - 98 Rue d'Elbeuf, 76100 Rouen
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    Eco-Appart'hôtel Rouen -- BDE
    Fabulous 8.7
    285 m - 98 Rue d'Elbeuf, 76100 Rouen
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    Studio avec jardin et stationnement gratuit à Rouen
    Fabulous 8.9
    479 m - 2 Rue Pierre Fontaine, 76100 Rouen

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