The Most Beautiful Parc Monceau in Paris

Parks are great public spaces wherever they are found...and the Parc Monceau is one of the most beautiful parks to be found in Paris. This is a very large park located on the northwest side of the city. The park is popular with the well-to-do Parisians.

The park was established by Phillippe d'Orléans, Duke of Chartres, a cousin of King Louis XVI, fabulously wealthy, and active in court politics and society. In 1769 he had begun purchasing the land where the park is located. In 1778, he decided to create a public park, and employed the writer and painter Louis Carrogis Carmontelle to design the gardens. Excerpt Source: Wikipedia

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