Parc des Buttes-Chaumont

Orientation & Geography

Europe, France, Paris

The Parc des Buttes Chaumont is a public garden situated in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, France. The name of the park is composed of two words, buttes (hills or heights), and Chaumont, which is probably a contraction of chauve (bald) and mont (mount). The park is the third largest of its kind in Paris encompassing over 5 kilometers of trails and paths. The main feature of the park is the Belvedere (or Temple) of Sybil which sits at the top of an island in the middle of a lake.