The Jardin des Plantes
In the heart of Paris, those in pursuit of knowledge and beauty can visit the Jardin des Plantes. Free admission includes:
-The original King’s garden (1640), a "formal" garden measuring over 500m
-The Ecology Park, one of the oldest centres for research into plant ecology
-The Alpine Garden, with 2000 high-altitude plants
-The plots of the School of Botany, which organizes plants according to genus and family or according to their ecological environment
-A maze that leads to the "Gloriette de Buffon," one of the world’s earliest metal buildings
- A rose garden.