6 Sights in Sèvres, France (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Sèvres, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Sèvres, France.

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1. Jardin du Luxembourg

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Jardin du Luxembourg Kirua / Public domain

The Jardin du Luxembourg, known in English as the Luxembourg Garden, colloquially referred to as the Jardin du Sénat, is located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France. Creation of the garden began in 1612 when Marie de' Medici, the widow of King Henry IV, constructed the Luxembourg Palace as her new residence. The garden today is owned by the French Senate, which meets in the Palace. It covers 23 hectares and is known for its lawns, tree-lined promenades, tennis courts, flowerbeds, model sailboats on its octagonal Grand Bassin, as well as picturesque Medici Fountain, built in 1620. The name Luxembourg comes from the Latin Mons Lucotitius, the name of the hill where the garden is located.

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2. Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades

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Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades Luca Borghi / Public domain

The Necker–Enfants Malades Hospital is a French teaching hospital in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. It is a hospital of the Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris group and is affiliated to the University of Paris Descartes. Necker–Enfants Malades Hospital was created in 1920 by the merger of Necker Hospital, which was founded in 1778 by Suzanne Necker, with the physically contiguous Sick Children's Hospital, the oldest children's hospital in the Western world, founded in 1801.

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3. Musée de la Poste

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The Musée de La Poste is the La Poste Group's corporate museum dedicated to postal history and French philately. Opened in 1946, it has had two sites in Paris. The current museum has been located at 34, boulevard de Vaugirard since 1973. Its collections have the label musée de France under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture. The museum closed its doors in 2015 for a complete architectural and museum restructuring. Its reopening took place on November 23, 2019.

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4. Jardin Atlantique

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The Jardin Atlantique is a public park and garden located in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, on the roof that covers the tracks and platforms of the Gare Montparnasse railway station. It has an area of 3.4 hectares. It was created by the landscape architects Brun, Penna and Schnitzler, and opened in 1994.

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5. Hommage à Arago

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The Homage to Arago is a public work of art consisting of a series of medallions scattered throughout the Parisian soil and aligned along the meridian of Paris. It was designed in 1994 in honor of the French scientist and politician François Arago on the occasion of the bicentenary of his birth.

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6. Musée Valentin Haüy

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The Musée Valentin Haüy is a private museum dedicated to tools and education of the blind, and located in the building of the Valentin Haüy Association, in the 7th arrondissement of Paris at 5, rue Duroc, Paris, France. It is open Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons without charge.

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