History and visit the Georges Brassens in Paris
Georges Brassens Park is located in the 15th arrondissement on the site of the former Vaugirard slaughterhouses. This park is classified as green space in this area. It was given the name of Georges Brassens it in his memory, as he was a very talented French artist, he was a poet, songwriter and performer, Georges Brassens lived not far away at 42 rue Santos-Dumont.
The park has an area of 8.7 hectares, it occupies historic sites such as the Périchot vineyards, market gardens of the nineteenth, the slaughterhouse Vaugirard dating from 1894. The slaughterhouse was demolished by landscape Colin Ghuilamila Milliex and then, after adjustments have been held with key contributions from urban, while retaining architectural cartoons of yesteryear as the market for horses (instead of horses for sale at slaughter), the belfry (the central point of auction market), the two sculptures of bulls (by witnesses of the old activities of this place).
The presence of traditional sculpture makes this park a garden nineteenth century include the Georges Brassens itself by André Greck (1912-1993), two bulls, located on tall pillars on either side of the park entrance, which were in the Trocadero gardens which are at the origin of Isidore Jules Bonheur (1827-1901), the holder of meat slaughterhouses Vaugirard Bouquillon by Albert (1908-1997), the ass François Xavier Lalanne, the bust of Emile Decroix was distributor of horse meat (1821-1901).
You can have access to three different streets to go to Georges Brassens Park: the main entrance by the market place and two others by a very dense vegetation or mineral area. Planting many flowers of different colors is remarkable. The fleuraisons are due to the presence of hives that make her reputation among children who deepen their knowledge in beekeeping, and thus show a little curious how this is done pollination to swarm.
Georges Brassens park is visited and proves to be a bustling mecca since a multitude of generations enjoying the garden: the small children, teens, and people of the third generation. The reasons for the visit are for different reasons ie walk the walk dogs, learning, sports, looking for a nice place to relax and calm.
Everything has been carefully studied, Georges Brassens park was built for everyone without exception, even the blind can afford to visit the prestigious garden, a garden of aromatic and medicinal plants labeled was prepared for them, without forgetting the protected areas for the disabled.
The most important is that the garden is home to various plantations such as a rose garden, aquatic plants, shrubs, garden scent, small structures embellish as: River topped a small bridge, a gazebo, and also varieties of stone. The garden is going through modernization, because the old hall horses gave way to the markets of old books on Saturdays and Sundays.
The central beekeeping offers activities around the vineyard and apiary aimed to publicize widely the world including bees swarming, pollination, a point of sale offers honey from hives to interested parties.
Transfer to the Parc Georges Brassens in Paris
Georges Brassens Park in Paris is 19 km from Orly Airport, 32 km from Roissy CDG airport and 98 km from the airport of Beauvais.