Monday, September 12, 2011

Jardin Tino Rossi

Description and History of the Jardin Tino Rossi

During the XVIth and XVIIth centuries, Parisians was gathering on the shore of the "Quai Saint-bernard" to bathe.
In 1861, there were 7 cold thermal baths and 4 hot thermal baths on the Seine, and 107 thermal baths in the capital.

Between 1975 and 1980 the Quai Saint-Bernard, was transformed in a garden. Since 1980, the garden houses the "Musée de la Sculpture en Plein Air" (the Museum of outdoor sculpture). The Jardin is alongside the Seine and the quai Saint-Bernard and is a 3.16ha park.
To access the Jardin Tino Rossi you need to use the stairs, in front of the Arab institute. Those stairs lead towards the "Musée de la Sculpture en Plein Air". Several sculptures of contemporary sculptors are presented such as Brancusi, César, the museum.

From the garden there is a wonderful view of "the cathedral of Notre-Dame-de Paris", l’"Ile Saint-Louis" and the "Seine"; it offers a pleasant walk and various leisure activities.

How to go to the Jardin Tino Rossi

To go to the park you can use the Paris metro line 7 ou Paris metro line 10 Jussieu station .

Another alternative is to take the Paris metro line 5, the Paris metro line 10, Gare d'austerlitz station .

Opening hours

The garden is open 365 days a year.

the Jardin Tino Rossi map

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