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Parc Montsouris

2 rue Gazan, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 53 90 67 14
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A place to escape the city.

We visited in early October and there were still flowers in bloom. Walking around the lake was nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TACOB0B
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United States
via mobile
The green lungs for south of Paris: beautiful gardens "à l'anglaise" ( english fashion).

One of the 3 great gardens " à l'anglaise" ( english fashion) conceived in the XIXe century... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jeanlaurentmanue2017
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Paris, France
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2 rue Gazan, 75014 Paris, France
Montparnasse
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+33 1 53 90 67 14
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in early October and there were still flowers in bloom. Walking around the lake was nice and there were some totally amazing trees. There were a lot of walkers and joggers and even a yoga class going on. There is a play ground...More

Thank TACOB0B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the 3 great gardens " à l'anglaise" ( english fashion) conceived in the XIXe century, systematically thought by engineers-gardeners of the Emperor Napoleon III. He admired London Parks, when he was young and exiled with his parents in England, and he wanted, when...More

Thank jeanlaurentmanue2017
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A beautiful, large, well-kept park at the outskirts of Paris. Old trees, flowers, ponds among winding lanes. Easy and free access.

Thank Patrick34238
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Parc Montsouris is one of four large urban public parks created in the 19th century by Emperor Napoleon III and Baron Haussmann. Originally a quarry, it's now a lovely park with a lake at its centre and many mature trees. The most convenient public transport...More

Thank Lord-Ruthven
Reviewed 29 August 2017

large pleasant park off the beaten path, but on the subway line.good for run or walk or meeting a friend or having little kids play in playground

Thank j a
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This parc used to be a stone-pit. At the inauguration, the artificial lake disappeared in the former stone-pit in front of Napoleon III and his guests. The person responsible committed suicide. Now, the artificial lake is home to ducks. The parc is quite big, very...More

Thank stella9121
Reviewed 13 August 2017

A bit far from the center of Paris but worth the jaunt. Lovely park with lots of trees, water, flowers.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The perfect place to discover a real Paris and the real Parisians walking around, having rests, kids playing and jogger running. A nice alternative to Luxembourg. You can take the opportunity and visit the international university campus in front of Montsouris.

Thank Fatah R
Reviewed 7 August 2017

One of my closest friend lives nearby so from time to time we drop by with some wine. It is a very beautiful park, with a big lake which is home to plenty of wildlife. It is quite a popular spot amongst Parisians. The Southern...More

Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Monsouris is an attractive yet underpromoted suburb of this beautiful vibrant city. We spent a weekend in Paris using accommodation in the university district as our base and quiet frankly spent much of our time discovering it's hidden nooks and crannies. Montsouris park is a...More

Thank colleenbiney
Nearby
Montparnasse
The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the
landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that
goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas,
brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and
parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away
from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and
historical monuments and treasures. In between lie
adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small
...More
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