Short description

The Carrousel garden is a space located east of the Tuileries garden, on the Louvre side, between the Marsan wing and the Flore wing of the Louvre Museum.

The Tuileries Palace burned down in 1871, razed in 1883 and never rebuilt, was located approximately where the Avenue du Général Lemonnier is today.

About twenty statues of the sculptor Aristide Maillol are spread in the garden since 1964. You can admire them while walking around. They are listed in our post "Carrousel Garden between Louvre and Tuileries, 20 sculptures by Maillol" with their geographical coordinates to facilitate your search.

Localisation
  • Jardin du Carrousel, Jardins du Carrousel, Paris, 75001, France

Open hours

Opened 24 h/day

Access

Jardin du Carrousel
6 Av. du Général Lemonnier
75001 Paris

  • Metro: line 1 and 7 (Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre station)
  • RER: line C (Musée D'Orsay Station)
  • Bus: 27, 39, 68, 69, 72, 73, 85, 95
Address

Jardin du Carrousel
6 Av. du Général Lemonnier
75001 Paris

Coordinates Latitude Longitude
Sexagesimal (°, ', ") 48° 51′ 43″ N 2° 19′ 55″ E
Degré décimal (GPS) 48.86202 2.33225
Full description

The Carrousel garden is a space located east of the Tuileries garden, on the Louvre side, between the Marsan wing and the Flore wing of the Louvre Museum. To book a visit to the Louvre, click here.

History and location of the garden

The Tuileries Palace burned down in 1871, razed in 1883 and never rebuilt, was located approximately where the Avenue du Général Lemonnier is today. In the photo gallery opposite, you can see the overall plan, from right to left (from East to West), the Louvre, the Carrousel garden, the location of the Tuileries Palace, now disappeared, then the Tuileries garden, then the Place de la Concorde.

L'Histoire and La France Victorieuse, works by Antoine-François Gérard, frame the triumphal arch of the Carrousel which marks the main entrance to the garden.

The statues of Aristide Maillol in the garden of the Carrousel

About twenty statues of the sculptor Aristide Maillol are spread in the garden since 1964. You can admire them while walking around. They are listed below with their geographical coordinates to facilitate your search.

Master pièces of Aristide Maillol
Name of the work Year of création Localisation
L'Action enchaînée 1905 48° 51′ 45″ N, 2° 20′ 03″ E
L'Air 1938 48° 51′ 45″ N, 2° 19′ 53″ E
La Baigneuse aux bras levés 1921 48° 51′ 44″ N, 2° 19′ 56″ E
La Baigneuse drapée 1937 48° 51′ 45″ N, 2° 19′ 58″ E
La Douleur 1912 48° 51′ 41″ N, 2° 19′ 55″ E
L'Été 1910 48° 51′ 42″ N, 2° 19′ 56″ E
Flore 1910 48° 51′ 42″ N, 2° 19′ 55″ E
L'Hommage à Cézanne 1912 48° 51′ 46″ N, 2° 19′ 53″ E
Jeune Fille allongée 1921 48° 51′ 41″ N, 2° 19′ 54″ E
La Méditerranée 1905 48° 51′ 44″ N, 2° 20′ 00″ E
La Montagne 1925 48° 51′ 45″ N, 2° 19′ 58″ E
Le Monument aux morts de Port-Vendres 1923 48° 51′ 42″ N, 2° 19′ 51″ E
La Nuit 1909 48° 51′ 40″ N, 2° 19′ 57″ E
La Nymphe 1930 48° 51′ 44″ N, 2° 19′ 57″ E
Pomone 1910 48° 51′ 42″ N, 2° 19′ 56″ E
Pomone drapée 1921 48° 51′ 41″ N, 2° 19′ 54″ E
La Rivière 1938 48° 51′ 43″ N, 2° 19′ 52″ E
Les Trois Grâces 1938 48° 51′ 45″ N, 2° 19′ 58″ E
Vénus 1928 48° 51′ 44″ N, 2° 19′ 57″ E
L'Île-de-France 1933 48° 51′ 43″ N, 2° 19′ 54″ E
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