Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

A postcard of Les Jardin des Plantes

You read the postcard caption right – this botanical garden was established in 1593. It is France's oldest. There are 2,680 plant species, 500 of which are native to the regions. Today it is maintained by the Université Montpellier. Open to the public every afternoon, except Monday. Free admission.

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A postcard of Les Jardin des Plantes