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Pavillon de Vendome

13 rue de la Molle, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, France
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Gardens, Historic Sites
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Aix-en-Provence, France
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This Pavillon is set in one of the most beautiful and well-kept parks that I have visited. The park is complete with a coy-fish fountain, beautiful lawn (although visitors are not allowed on the lawn), dazzling flowers, and an interesting pathway. The building is incredibly beautiful, as well. I recently went inside the building with a friend of mine, and... More

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Cockermouth, cumbria
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Perfect place to sit and relax when you need a break from pounding the streets of the old town. The pavillion is a lovely historic house - you can see inside, although not large or overfilled!

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Charming 18th Century house in middle of Aix.to enjoy visiting. Gardens are a beauty. Watch out as house shuts between 12.30 and 1.30pm! Interesting mix of period and contemporary pictures on display.

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Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
10 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The gardens are lovely. The house looks nice. Most of the art being exhibited in the house detracts from the building and grounds, although one piece was interesting. The attendant was very unpleasant -- a man who thought his only purpose was to collect fees impolitely.

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San Francisco, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

The garden is beautiful, but going inside is not worth it! Make sure to stroll around the garden only.

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Tucson, Arizona
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I lived in Aix en Provence and would visit this little garden often, just to sit in the sun and enjoy the flowers and building. It is a quiet and pretty spot.

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Bergen, Norway
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

It is probably much nicer in summer. Hope there are more flowers though. A good place to relax overall.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Gives a snapshot of architecture and furniture for that period plus had a very modern textile art display there. Beautiful grounds and nice place to sit, people watch and feel very French!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Very pretty exterior and garden but poky and of little of interest inside. The gardien on the first floor was extraordinarily rude, shouting at us because we accidentally trod on the carpet.

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Melbourne, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
36 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

We visited as we noticed the sign a number of times on the way from our apartment. It was a tranquil sanctuary in an otherwise busy town environment. Furthermore people actually seemed to respect rather than try to change that! The garden is well set out and maintained, though the time of year and weather made this more challenging. Just... More

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