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Palais du Luxembourg

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Palais du Luxembourg - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

This panorama shows the Palais du Luxembourg in Paris, taken from near a large pond in the Jardins du Luxembourg. The pictures were taken in the afternoon. The palace lies to the north. As can be seen in this picture, the gardens are very popular, and quite big. Zoom in on the satellite image of this Google map of Paris to see the full garden layout.

Palais du Luxembourg - FURTHER INFORMATION

Palais du Luxembourg - Paris visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Palais du Luxembourg' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Paris.

The Palais du Luxembourg (Palace of Luxembourg) in Paris stands at the northern end of the massive Jardins do Luxembourg (gardens of Luxembourg). These gardens are among the most popular with Parisians. The palace itself was built for Marie de Medicis in 1615. It remained a royal palace until the end the reign of Louis XIV. After the French Revolution it became a prison. In WWII the the Palais du Luxembourg acted as the headquarters for the German Luftwaffe. Today it is the home of the French Senate.

The Palais du Luxembourg is a short distance away from the Pantheon de Paris.

Palais du Luxembourg
Pantheon de Paris
15 Rue de Vaugirard,

Travel Directions and Getting There:
Metro: Odeon (lines 4, 10)
RER: Luxembourg

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