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History and visit the Jardin d'Acclimation in Paris
Le Jardin d'Acclimation is a large park located at 45 avenue Mahatma Gandhi, among the doors of Neuilly and Sablon, in the neighborhood of the Bois de Boulogne in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. It is classified eightieth rank among the hundreds of places most visited attractions of the capital. Established in 1860 on an area of 19 hectares, it was initially a scientific garden before becoming an amusement park and leisure. The garden showcases nature through its landscaped areas. Visitors can discover varieties of exotic plant species, remarkable that sometimes come to cover the flowers. The garden of acclimatization is also a place to take countless cultural events and educational activities such as concerts and shows as well as exhibitions and workshops on various themes.
It has several small attractions such as the discovery of a mini-zoo, pony rides or boat on the Enchanted River, the rides, the journey in train ... Some restaurants are located there for anyone who wants to take a break snack or lunch. He is allowed to take pictures inside the garden, however, dogs, scooters, bicycles and rollerblades are not allowed. The tour is free but charge for children under three years old and the disabled. It is open from April to September from 10 am to 19 pm and from October to March from 10 am to 18 pm. Access to the garden can be done by bus lines 43, 73, 82, and the line 1 of the metro station The Sablon.
The Jardin d'Acclimation was born of the encounter between an urban project that involved the creation of the Bois de Boulogne in the remodeling of the city of Paris and scientific ambition of famous zoologist Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. In the 1850s, it was looking for a spacious place to accommodate a wide variety of animals. In 1854 Saint-Hilaire created the Imperial Zoological Society acclimatization devoted himself to creating a garden for the introduction and acclimatization of exotic species. In 1858, the company received from the city of Paris a concession of 15 hectares, located in the northern part of the Bois de Boulogne to develop a zoological and botanical garden. She appealed to the architect Gabriel Davioud, the engineer Jean-Charles Alphand and the landscape architect Jean-Pierre Deschamps barrel to make the garden. The area of the concession was extended by 5 acres on. After 15 months of work, the acclimatization garden was inaugurated by Emperor Napoleon III and his wife October 6, 1860 in the presence of several celebrities as Hector Berlioz, Jacques Offenbach, Alexandre Dumas ...
Soon, the garden became the favorite promenade of the French aristocracy. In 1866, it housed over one hundred and ten thousand animals. During the War of 1870, he closed his doors. In 1877, it became a place of anthropology in Paris by the exposure in humans, which were held. From 1952 it was converted into a pleasure garden and became a park for walking and recreation. Between 1971 and 1975, the garden housed a small farm, a theater and a museum. Lack of funding, scientific activities were suppressed with the museum a few years later. The garden is currently in full work for the construction of the building of the Foundation Louis Vitton, scheduled for 2014.
Transfer to the Jardin d'Acclimation in Paris
Le Jardin d'Acclimation is located 22.3 kilometers from Orly Airport, 28.1 km from Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport and 85 km from the airport of Beauvais.