O'Reilly logo

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Paris by

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

experience more

3 \

Parc des Buttes-Chaumont

Q2  Rue Manin 75019 (main access from Rue Armand Carrel) q Botzaris, Buttes-Chaumont # 7am–8pm daily (open 24 hrs in summer)

144_foam_museum

t Views from the Temple in Parc des Buttes-Chaumont

For many, this is the most pleasant and unexpected park in the city. The panoramic hilly site was formerly a gallows for the execution of criminals, a lime quarry and a rubbish dump. It was converted in the mid-1860s, one of Napoleon III’s many projects to renovate the city. Baron Haussmann worked with the landscape architect/designer Adolphe Alphand, who organized a vast ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required