Field of Mars Garden
Dedicated in its beginnings to the cultivation of vegetables, it ended up becoming a military training ground due to the construction of a military work, its particular name refers to the God of war, Mars. Since then it has been the center of multiple celebrations from the time of the French Revolution to the present day. It has been chosen to celebrate several exhibitions worldwide, in the years 67, 78 and 89. The field was transformed, as it was leveled until obtaining a smooth esplanade, it was dug to place a circumference on it, consequently giving rise to the Avandia de los Olmos, also joined the bank of the swans of the Seine River, to jointly create a shape and geometric design, and thus gain breadth and perspective. All of him It is very close to the famous Eiffel Tower, a symbol of the city, which was created later than the park, which lived closely its evolution. Precisely for this reason, many tourists use it as a favorite destination to be able to observe the tower while relaxing in the countryside, since it is enabled as a park. In the year 89, specifically, construction was completed, due to a universal exhibition, taking advantage of the fact that the Eiffel Tower was also undergoing renovation works. Due to its dimensions, it was used as a practice field in the saber and foil events, for the Olympic games. It is 780 meters long and 220 meters wide, between the Tom Thierry wing in the south-west and the Adrianne Lecturer wing in the north-west.
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Garden the Luxembourg Gardens
It all goes back to the time when France was ruled by Marie de’ Medici, who no longer wanted to live in what is now known as the prestigious and famous Louvre museum, so she ordered the construction of a palace inspired by the Italian style. . This was surrounded by extensive grounds that were converted into gardens once she acquired them as part of her estate from her. These gardens underwent an evolution over the years, sometimes being somewhat neglected by the families that owned it. The palace became an object of refuge and prison in times of war, it was even used as a bunker by the Germans. The extensive gardens feature numerous sculptures and statues of various sizes, as well as benches and some characteristic chairs made of metal, to be able to rest after going through them. It is surrounded by a great diversity of plants and trees, with grassy esplanades so that anyone who visits can lie on it to relax and take advantage of the shade. It is also a meeting point to enjoy sports for the elderly, such as petanque, or even families and groups of friends get together to play tennis. You can even take arboriculture courses, or choose beekeeping to learn how to deal with the bees from the large hive that lives in the garden. Among the different play areas for the little ones, the pond located next to the Luxembourg Palace stands out, where you can rent small sailing boats to handle them with a stick, as was done in the old days. In the park there is also a puppet theater.
Created in 1564, being in the past, a center of visits by people from high society, they held luxury parties, since the entire context of the garden was surrounded by numerous sculptures, fountains and very green areas, perfectly maintained and detailed measurements. Although they were surrounded by walls so that only the nobles could enjoy them, today they are totally public domain, free and free.
Its characteristic name comes from a tile factory, in French «tuilles», which was previously located just where the garden appears today.
They are located in a privileged place in the city between the Louvre Museum and the famous Place de la Concorde, it is also very close to the Arc de Triumphed de Carrousel.
It is a great place to visit in the city, being one of the most visited gardens due to its good position, right in the center. All the Parisians who decide to visit it have numerous typical French court buildings as their main views, which are so characteristic in the city, with their grayish roofs.
Bois de Boulogne Park
A park that has undergone numerous transformations and various somewhat unpleasant events. In its early years, when it did not even have this denomination, it received the name of Ouray, later it was used as a field for hunting animals, even becoming an abbey. During the wars it was used as a kind of hiding place, coming to suffer fires, needing a later repopulation. Louis XI surrounded it with gates and walls. It was in 1852 when by order of Napoleon III, it was formed as a park, with everything that name implied, that is, filling it with trees, flowers and a large number of grassy areas.
It has large dimensions 846 hectares, and about 35 kilometers full of paths and paths to walk any day, surrounded by peace and the smell of the environment. It is considered by many Parisians as a true paradise that they visit frequently. Its size is greater than the famous and well-known lung of New York, Central Park, which according to Parisians has nothing to envy.
Among the variety of trees that can be found, are the cedars. It has two lakes separated by a large waterfall.
The acclimatization area is striking, in which parents usually go with their children, since it has attractions such as merry-go-rounds, and a small animal reserve that can be visited, as if it were a zoo.
Located on the same hill that bears his name, it is the highest in all of Paris. It stands out for its vines which produce a renowned wine of the city, a great variety of plants and flowers which serve as an exhibition of the park. It has a large waterfall of about 100 meters. From this park you can see all of Paris, which is why it is the goal of many tourists. The so-called mansion of the air is located in it, which tries to create awareness among those who visit its places, of the dangers that polluting the air entails for health.
Located south of Paris, it is part of one of the four largest urban parks created at the time of the reign of Napoleon III. It is a meeting place for athletes to practice running or jogging, meditation and even yoga classes in groups, it has a diverse variety of trees, approximately 1500, as well as several meadows and a lake, adding a total of 16 hectares of amplitude . The style that predominates in the park is the English style. It has a children’s playground, which offers the possibility of riding ponies, as well as puppet theater performances. As a sign of Parisian parks, it houses different sculptures carved in bronze and stone, some of which can be found are: Drame au Désert, Pureté, Premier Frisson or Mort du Lion.