Lion of the Botanical Gardens Jardin des Plantes

Lion of the Botanical Gardens

Admire Paris' beautiful botanical gardens and mull over the meaning behind the famous statue of a lion located there. 

If you’re in Paris you won’t want to miss out on the botanical gardens, otherwise known as ‘Jardins des Plantes.’ Although this garden is a bit of a secret it is quite big and there is a lot to discover between the trees and the flowers. Once you walk around the garden you will probably come across the lion fountain. This might at first seem like just a statue but it’s a piece of artwork with a very strong metaphor.

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Jardin des Plantes

57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France

+33 1 40 79 56 01