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Municiple gardens that tell a story!

The Ephemere gardens are a unique space outside the old Town Hall in the centre of the old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kent, UK
Small but very pretty

Has benches so you can sit down for a rest. It's very pretty and well maintained. Near the other... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Place Godefroy de Bouillon, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ephemere gardens are a unique space outside the old Town Hall in the centre of the old fortified town of Boulogne. Each year the local town council green spaces and parks department, transform the gardens into a story book of plants and inspirational ideas...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

We walked through the old town walls and were charmed by the displays from French fables, whilst my language skills aren't strong, it was easy to look at and you could easily see the meaning of the outdoor garden type exhibits.

Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Has benches so you can sit down for a rest. It's very pretty and well maintained. Near the other 'attractions ' in boulogne.

Thank topsylocks
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Inside the haute village of Boulogne sur mer these gardens are a theme setting that are displayed by the townhall inside the walled village of Boulogne. Free and excellent to see.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

A surprising find in the old town, this display of the artist's take on some well known films was a cheerful and amusing find. From Alice in Wonderland to The Shining, there was something for all ages to enjoy.

Thank Francis A
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We had a wonderful time in this theme garden dedicated this year to movies. We strongly recommend it for all children and children at heart!

Thank stism
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Came across this on our exploration of Boulogne-sur-Mer. Very cleverly done, enjoyed looking round and going through the maze from, 'The Shining'. Would recommend

Thank FamilySwiss1
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Over the years this little gem has exhibited all sorts of weird and wonderful themes. One year giant eating implements to the exhibition we saw last Monday. - It was cinema based, with an old film viewer/player displayed, along side several parts of the garden...More

Thank HongKong77
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This park is situated at the top of the hill which is a short walk from city centre. The park is about human senses and beautifully arranged with flowers and plants to awaken the relevant sense. There are nearby places to eat and a few...More

Thank APH72
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I didn’t expect this square. We were exploring the old city of Boulogne-sur-mer when we noticed this square with its garden of 5 senses: Smelling, Seeing, Hearing, Touching and Tasting. This is its tenth year of existence and there were many visitors enjoying this garden....More

1  Thank Robby G C
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