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Parc du Thabor, Rennes

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Ranked "garden prestige type 1" by the city of Rennes, Parc du Thabor is a public park on more than 10 hectares (24 acres) of land with a mix of French gardens, an English garden, and a large botanical garden. Its name refers to Mount Tabor, the mountain overlooking the Sea of ??Galilee in Israel. The monks of Saint-Melaine Abbey started their vegetable gardens here in the 18th century, and that tradition of growing botanicals has persisted since then. Use our Rennes journey builder website to visit Parc du Thabor on your trip to Rennes, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We visited the park with family. It is a very pleasant park and had a small exposition of local artists in one of the buildings. We could not really see the wildlife as the buildings (Aviaries... 
    We visited the park with family. It is a very pleasant park and had a small exposition of local artists in one of the buildings. We could not really see the wildlife as the buildings (Aviaries...  more »
  • After visiting the main sights in central Rennes, we took a leisure walk through this pretty big central city park. It looked gorgeous even on a cloudy November day with so much greenery, still some.....  more
    After visiting the main sights in central Rennes, we took a leisure walk through this pretty big central city park. It looked gorgeous even on a cloudy November day with so much greenery, still some.....  more »
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  • Wonderfully fun park. Close to where our residence was located, this venue features sprawling lawns, a decent playground for kids (which my little daughter stubbornly refused to leave...) and a big bird cage featuring specimens from all over the world. This was definitely my favourite feature. Only downside was the shocking state of the toilets in the park. Definitely worth visiting if you have a young child with too much energy ;)
  • Beautiful park on the edge of the city. You can spend a short time to walk through or stop a while and enjoy the ambiance. We found plenty of seating available to enjoy our packed lunch in park after having enjoyed walking between the vast array of flora. If you in Rennes put it on your list to visit.

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