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Montpellier Attractions

Top 2 things to see and do in Montpellier

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    A nice panorama of the Plants Garden in Montpellier, France.

    Visit the oldest garden in all of France – the Jardins des Plantes in Montpellier in the Languedoc-Rousillon region. It may come as a surprise to most tourists, but this haven is just 20 minutes walk from the Place de la Comedie. But these lovely gardens are a welcome respite and a haven of peace and tranquility. Do come here to relax and breathe in the fresh air that only gardens seem to have.This botanical paradise is filled with over 3,500 species of indigenous and exotic plants. There are also some very old trees in this garden that date back to when the garden was first formed in 1593.The Jardins des Plantes was created by Henry IV, who wanted students of medicine to have easier access to plants that can help in their research ...

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  • Place de la Comedie is the "heart" of Montpellier in France. Although it is not its center in terms of geographical position, it is the center of Montpellier as it is where the locals, mostly the young, stay to hang out, people-watch and chat with friends. This plaza is where the life of the city ebbs and flows. You can join the locals and sit at the many cafes in the area and watch the hustle and bustle of the people going by, even as you sip your cup of hot latte.

    Located at the south-west area of the city center, Place de la Comedie is in the Herault department in France ...

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