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GARDENS OF FRANCE (6) - JARDIN des TUILERIES

The Tuileries Palace (Palais des Tuileries) was a royal and imperial palace in Paris which stood on the right bank of the River Seine. It was the usual Parisian residence of most French monarchs, from Henry IV to Napoleon lll, until it was burned by the Paris Commune in 1871. 264 more words

Grand Designs: André Le Nôtre and the Gardens of Versailles

On the 15th of September 1700, French landscape architect, and the principal gardener of King Louis XIV of France, André Le Nôtre died in Paris. 739 more words

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GARDENS OF FRANCE (5) - VERSAILLES

In early July 2010 my daughter, granddaughter and I were holidaying in Paris and chose to spend a day exploring the Palace of Versailles and the amazing gardens.  385 more words

And Sceaux it is...

Despite a healthy sprinkling of rain at all-too regular intervals, I’m having a ball in Paris this May. I’ve just turned freelance, meaning me and Granny Flat are bonding to the max, I can drink as much tea as I goddamn like (though intake… 561 more words

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