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Parc Phœnix


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zoo, botanical garden, nature, sightseeing



Parc Phœnix is a 7-hectare (17-acre) botanical garden and zoo in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

 

Location and history

The park was opened in February 1990, and is located at the southwestern edge of Nice, in the l'Arenas district, along the Promenade des Anglais. The park has an inner body of water. The park is divided into several zones, such as a tropical zone, a Mediterranean garden, and areas reserved for animals.

Exterior gardens

The park consists mostly of a large greenhouse with a large pool, hosting animals such as pelicans, swans, ducks and turtles. Other animals living in the park live in cages.

The greenhouse

The greenhouse in the park, with an area of 7,000 square metres (75,000 sq ft) and a height of 25 metres (82 ft), is one of the largest greenhouses in Europe and is divided into seven zones.

Temporary expositions

The park regularly hosts temporary expositions about nature.

 


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