It has lots of elements to explore and discover. Like many places in Paris, the park is ideal for people watching and is frequented by locals of all ages.
The garden, when completed, had a variety of follies- an Italian vineyard, a Dutch windmill, a Roman Colonnade, a miniature ancient Egyptian pyramid, a temple of Mars, Turkish tents, an enchanted grotto, a pond of water lilies, and antique statues.
At the main entrance of Parc Monceau on the northern edge, near metro station Courcelles, one can find a classic Doric temple, known as the Pavilion de Chartres.
The garden was a favorite of artists like Henri Brispot, Paul Michel Dupuy, Georges Braque, and Roger Guit. Claude Monet painted three tableaus in 1876 and two in 1878.
A traditional merry-go-round in the Parc where kids can ride horses, a Nautilus vessel, a firetruck, and a tram.
A Replica of the pyramid of Cheops is a bit of a curiosity! It was installed during the period 1773-1778 when the columns, the arch etc were built.
The museum follows one of the saddest stories of Paris where a wealthy Jewish family collected prestigious art and treasured French decorative art of the 18th century only to have it all destroyed during the World Wars. Address: 63 Rue de Monceau.
A Belle Epoque mansion that highlights the fairytale-like life of an art-loving couple who collected rare pieces of art from all over the world. The private art collection highlights 19th-century Parisian life. Address: 158 Bd Haussmann.
A mansion built to hold the art treasures collected by a wealthy Italian banker as he traveled across Asia, the museum is now home to rare ancient bronze sculptures from China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Address: 7 Av. Velasquez.
The 8th arrondissement is home to a number of private mansions (known as hôtels particuliers) from the 18th and 19th centuries. Hôtel Menier, the home of a chocolatier, is one such historical landmark equipped with a beautiful facade and a courtyard. Address: 5 Av. Van Dyck.
The beloved chef has a pastry shop on Boulevard Malesherbes, serving delicious macarons, pastries, and chocolate. Address: 89 Bd Malesherbes.
Originally built as a hotel, the building was later transformed into a Pagoda that now holds a collection of Chinese and Asian art and antiquities. Address: 48 Rue de Courcelles.
The Arc de Triomphe is a 20 min walk from Parc Monceau and offers a wonderful view of the Eiffel Tower, the Champs Elysées avenue, and Paris as a whole.
Home to countless shops, Boulevard Champs Elysées is the most famous shopping street in Paris.
The only train station in the west of Paris, Saint Lazare inspired a number of impressionist paintings, especially by Monet. The station’s wonderful architecture almost transports one to a museum.