Horticulture garden

Jean-Charles Alphand (1817-1891) designed this garden laid out with rocks and a cascading stream. He was a collaborator with Haussman, and then he became the landscape gardener for Buttes-Chaumont, Montsouris Park and the Bois de Boulogne in Paris.

Useful information

Adresse : 

place des Jacobins

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Tessé Museum
Tessé Museum
Established in the old bishop's house
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Place et quinconces des Jacobins
Place et quinconces des Jacobins
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Church Notre-Dame-de-la-Couture
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Wilbur Wright Monument
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Cathedral of St Julien
Cathedral of St Julien
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Place Saint-Michel
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