Paris Monuments and Museums

The Tuileries Garden

It is the oldest and largest of the French gardens of Paris but also former royal and imperial residence. It was after the construction of the Tuileries palace commissioned by Catherine de Medici in 1564. Historic monument since 1914, this French garden owes its appearance to the famous gardener of King Louis XIV, André Le Nôtre.

The Tuileries Gardens between the museum and the Place de la Concorde is a heavily used crossing point. Many are installed especially against basins in order to allow you to enjoy the peace of this garden.

You can also find the Museum of the Orangerie, the racquet, terraces, the large wheel of the Concorde as well as sculptures by Auguste Cain and Aristide Maillol.

Enjoy this beautiful Tuileries Gardens to take a break to start better in your « trip » Parisian.