Hidden parks of Paris, Left bank edition.
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Named after Saint Catherine Labouré, a French nun who was canonized in 1947, this park is located in the 7th arrondissement. The park was once part of the convent of the Daughters of Charity, which was founded by Saint Catherine in the 19th century.
Located in the 14th arrondissement, Montsouris Park was created in the 19th century as part of Baron Haussmann’s plan to transform Paris into a modern city. The park features a beautiful lake, a waterfall, and several paths for walking and jogging.
Square René Viviani
This small park is located on the Left Bank, in the heart of the Latin Quarter. It is named after René Viviani, who was the Prime Minister of France during World War I.
Square Samuel Rousseau
This small park is located in the 13th arrondissement and is named after Samuel Rousseau, a French composer and musicologist. The park features a beautiful pond, several benches, and a playground for children.
Located in the 7th arrondissement, Square Boucicaut is named after Aristide Boucicaut, the founder of the famous department store, Le Bon Marché.
Michel de Montaigne - Paul Landowski
This park is located in the 6th arrondissement and is named after Michel de Montaigne, a French philosopher and writer, and Paul Landowski, a French sculptor. The park features a beautiful fountain, several benches, and a statue of Montaigne.
BONUS PARK! André Citroen Park
Located in the 15th arrondissement, André Citroen Park was created in the 1990s on the site of a former Citroen car factory. The park features several gardens, a greenhouse, and a large artificial lake with a hot air balloon that visitors can ride for a panoramic view of Paris.
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