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The Paris Botanical Garden, founded as the royal medicinal garden in 1626 by King Louis XIII's doctor, contains over 10,000 species.
The Paris Botanical Garden, founded as the royal medicinal garden in 1626 by King Louis XIII's doctor, contains over 10,000 species. The grounds also include a small zoo known as La Ménagerie, and the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, which includes the recently renovated Grande Galerie de l'Evolution (where you can see thousands of naturalized animals from all over the world) and the 'Galerie de paléontologie et d'anatomie comparée' (same thing but with skeletons).
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This Museum of Arab culture includes expositions on art, architecture and philosophy of the Arab world
An ancient Roman theater, the only surviving above-ground ruins of the Gallo-Roman era in Paris (ancient Lutetia, French Lutèce) apart the nearby Thermes de Cluny
Experience the glitz and glamor of the Parisian cancan at the Paradis Latin, the world’s oldest French cabaret
Built in 1625, the Hotel de Sully is an interesting house with some sculptures in a beautiful courtyard
The Musée Cognac-Jay, housed in Hotel Donon, a late 16th century townhouse, houses the private collection of Ernest Cognac-Jay, the founder of the La Samaritaine department store
The museum explores the history of Paris through objects in over 140 separate rooms, with a remarkable French Revolution collection
A controversial church serving as de facto headquarters of the arch-traditionalist Society of Saint Pius X, who occupied the church in 1977 and have ignored subsequent eviction orders