Place du Palais Royal

This is a palace and garden which was built in 1624 and is north of the Louvre Museum. The palace of the gardens were private until Louis Philip II, Duke of Orléans opened them to the public in the 18th century.

The gardens are rectangular and have a number of paths which are separated by trees, not to mention fountains, statues and flowerbeds which attract thousands of visitors each year. In 1985, the Bury’s Fountain was added to the garden and it is probably the most famous feature, as well as the small antique shops surrounding the garden.

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