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Parc Andre-Citroen

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Address: rue Balard and rue Saint-Charles, Paris, France
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Description: This large park in the 15th Arrondissement has both an intricately...
This large park in the 15th Arrondissement has both an intricately designed formal section as well as a more relaxed informal section, both filled with a beautiful collection of flowers and plants.
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An aging but still lovely park

It was about time we visit the Parc André Citroën, one of our favorite places in Paris, especially on warm summer days. When we arrived at the gate, we were surprised to see a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Sanibel Island, Florida
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It was about time we visit the Parc André Citroën, one of our favorite places in Paris, especially on warm summer days. When we arrived at the gate, we were surprised to see a posted notice saying that the park would be open until 10PM in July and August. We suppose this is because of the heat wave the city... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We discovered this park by heading for the Ballon de Paris, which we didn't know about until we saw it in the air. The park had a lot of youngsters of all ages in it, many seemed to be with school groups and they were having a great time. The balloon is fantastic and I will review it elsewhere if... More 

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Paris, France
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1,554 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 696 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is a large park with a lot of potential. But the city doesn't seem to have the budget or to be interested in designing an attractive space and maintaining it properly. Several areas are damaged or missing around the canal and several water system are ou of order. It is not a tourist destination. It is more appropriate for... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The park is a great refuge for adults and kids. The little ones particularly enjoy to run through the water fountains. The hot air balloon is a nice touch and gives the park its individuality.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Javel Metro or RER stations are 5min walk from it... The park itself is nothing special... But it is the Air baloon with which you can fly that is the important here. The baloon is huge... and nice, and exciting, and not very expensive... BUT, they are often closed down due to wind. I would advise you check their website... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This park together with its balloon ride is conveniently located on the left bank of the Seine and only a short stroll from the Eiffel Tower. While the ride will cost the park facilities are free. There are wide open spaces to either relax or for the more active take some exercise. Certainly great for those with children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This park is amazing if you're with children. They have play structures, pristine bathrooms and a hot air balloon ride that is reasonably priced and no wait- with an excellent view of Paris. They also have a very cute café with wonderful treats.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

My sister, niece and I visited paris the end of July. We were staying near the Parc Andre-Citroën and saw the hot air balloon while riding the train to Versailles. "Let's go on a hot air balloon ride" we said. "Pour quoi pas?" Why not? Well, sister is afraid of heights. Nevertheless we talked her into it. For 12€ you... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We came one day and the balloon wasn't operating, but we had been so impressed by how it looked that we came back the next day. Wow, what a view and it is such good value as well. 150 metres in the air, the ride lasts about 15 minutes and you see so much. The park itself seemed nice as... More 

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

On returning to the ship, Rich, Barb and us had lunch and then went out walking on our own visiting the Parc Andre Citroen and riding up 400+ feet in a helium balloon over the city = WOW what great pictures! Only down side to the balloon ride was that Tom does not like heights and thinks there is still... More 

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