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Jardin des Plantes

Jardin des Plantes is a major botanical garden in France, precisely located in 5ème arrondissement, on the left bank of the river Seine and includes 28 acres (280,000 m²). This garden is one of seven departments of the Museum National d'histoire naturelle, and is the first public gardens of Paris. This garden was founded in 1626 by Louis XIII's doctor Guy de La Brosse, garden plants for health. And after that precisely in 1640 the garden was opened to the public.

Jardin des Plantes museum includes four galleries, the Grande Galerie de l'Evolution, Museum of Mineralogy, Paleontology Museum and the Museum of Entomology. In addition to the garden there is also a small zoo, founded in 1795 by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre with animals from the zoo empire at Versailles. There is also a greenhouse was built in 1834-1836) by Rohault de Fleury, an early example of the French glass and architectural metals. Furthermore, 3 acres of garden is devoted to displays of ornamental horticulture crops. Alpine Park has 3000 species with worldwide representation. Special buildings, such as Art Deco wintergarden big, Mexico and Australia and hothouses display regional plants. And the Rose Garden which was created in 1990 by having hundreds of species of roses and rose trees.

So if you are interested then please come to this park, because you can travel while increasing knowledge.

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