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Parc Montsouris

Boulevard Jourdain and Reille, Paris, France (Montparnasse)
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Ranked #65 of 764 Attractions in Paris
Type: Parks
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Paris, France
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We went there on a saturday afternoon towards the end of the afternoon. It was nice to get away from the hustle and bustle although it was very busy. I recommend visiting if you are in the area otherwise it probably isnt worth the trip.

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Munich, Germany
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60 reviews 60 reviews
3 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Parc Mountsouris in the 14th Arrondissement a gem of an English-style park. That is naturally landscaped like Central Park in New York or the Englischer Garten in Munich with large undulating expanses of lawn on which you can walk, sit, or play, giant trees not set in straight rows, and a generally natural look. It has a beautiful little lake... More

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Denver
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325 reviews 325 reviews
146 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We spent a couple of hours here. Just a really nice peaceful oasis within the city. A nice variety of open areas, trails, ponds, etc. Some food available. We listened to a live band playing in the pavilion. It was all really nice.

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Geneva, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My youngest loved playing in the kids section of the park. It is filled with a huge sandy area for digging, slides, climbing forts and also a miniature mountain range with a highway. We loved it!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

It's not that big but still it stole my heart! It's absolutely gorgeous. A hidden gem worth visiting for sure.

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Paris, France
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418 attraction reviews
413 helpful votes 413 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

A wonderful place to get away from all the noise of the city, this is a very well manicured park that has a mix of lakes, paths and at the right time of the year some beautiful flower beds.

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Sydney, Australia
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852 attraction reviews
1,238 helpful votes 1,238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Are you jet-legged?....feeling the constraints of daily life?.....then head on down to a haven of colour,charm and peace in green,residential,south Paris. Its a short hop from Montparnasse and its 37 acres will infuse you with a romantic-style park perfect after a busy day of sightseeing. The joyous cries from the wee ones indicated that they are well catered for with... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Parc Montsouris is one of many public parks in Paris, but it certainly ranks as my favourite. Most other Paris parks are "jardins" or gardens, all trimmed and beautiful to see but not accessible to use as a resting area or picnic. Montsouris is different, it has a natural, free feeling to it, the rolling grassy hills offer many perfect... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

The Park is an exceptional example of a very good place to go for a picnic or to take children. It also has a restaurant. And you can easily visit Artribus - atelier-galerie, Mustapha Boutadjine, 68 rue Brillat-Savarin, 75013, Paris. It is very near to the park. When I was at Artribus it had the works of four Cuban plastic... More

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Paris, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

it's not worth the trip but the parc montsouris is worth a promenade if you re staying in the 14th arrondissement in the south of the city...it's situated along an avenue which separates it from the very big campus of the universitary city (cite universitaire)..you can get there via bus 88 21 (from the center) and 67 (from pigalle and... More

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