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Jardin de l'État, Saint Denis

Jardin de l'État, Saint Denis (must see)

Also known as King's Garden, Jardin de l'État is the only botanical garden in Saint-Denis. The garden was established in 1761 by botanists Joseph Hubert, Nicolas Bréon and Jean-Claude-Michel Richard. The botanical garden hosts over 2000 species of plants and about 50 species of trees. In 1825, 7000 of the garden's plant species and seeds were given to the population in order to improve the their agriculture. Since 1978, the garden has been marked as a historical place of the city.

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Jardin de l'État on Map

Sight Name: Jardin de l'État
Sight Location: Saint Denis, Reunion
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Saint Denis, Reunion

Create Your Own Walk in Saint Denis

Create Your Own Walk in Saint Denis

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Saint Denis Introduction Walk

Saint Denis Introduction Walk

Saint-Denis, the capital of Réunion Island, France's overseas territory in the Indian Ocean, is a popular tourist spot renowned for its Creole-style architecture reflecting colonial heritage. Many of these buildings line the city's main street, Rue de Paris. One of them is the Musée Léon Dierx, formerly a bishop’s palace, nowadays showcasing the works of art, including Picasso and...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 Km or 3.4 Miles