What to see at the The Jardins de Luxembourg
The park is big covering 25 hectares of land. There are English and French style gardens throughout and in the middle is a forest and large pond. There is also the palace, many statues and the wonderful Medici fountain.The beauty of the park is a backdrop for observing Parisians and tourists alike enjoying the outdoors. It is a great place to relax and people watch and you may catch a concert at the bandstand.
It is a soothing blend of English and French gardens and covers an area of about 25 hectares. Florence’s Boboli gardens inspired, the Luxembourg Gardens also have an expansive pond, an orchard with apples, a rose garden, a greenhouse, an apiary and a geometric forest. Queen Marie de Medici ordered the construction of this garden in 1612. The Gardens are located at the border between the Latin Quarter and Saint-Germain-des-Prés.
Yet another attraction of this impressive garden is that it has about 106 statues spread across the park. Apart from that you can also have a look at the Orangerie, the massive Medici fountain and the Pavillon Davioud. Entertainment for children in terms of rides and puppets are also available. Remote controlled boats, tennis and chess are also arranged for the entertainment of adults as well. The gardens also have free photography exhibitions and concerts as part of its cultural event.