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Bois de Vincennes

By annesophie
March 4, 2011
Boats on lake in Bois de Vincennes (photo: photoserge.com)

The Bois de Vincennes is a park in the English landscape manner to the east of Paris. The park is named after the nearby town of Vincennes. The Bois de Vincennes, like the Bois de Boulogne, is often not thought to be part of Paris proper, as it consists only of unpopulated public land. However, for administrative purposes, it is [...]


Jardin des Tuileries

By annesophie
February 25, 2011
ArcdetriompheLouvre-1

The Jardin des Tuileries is one of Paris’s most visited gardens thanks to its central location between the Louvre and Place de la Concorde. As such the Tuileries are part of a grand central axis leading from the Louvre all the way to La Défense, the city’s business district. In the early 16th century the area was a [...]


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