The Week in Pictures: Paris' High Line, Eco Travel Destinations, and More

Alex Davies (@adavies47)
Living / Culture
January 6, 2012

Paris Has Its Own High Line Park

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paris coulee verte

credit: Jean-Louis Zimmerman

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New York City's High Line Park is remarkable, but not quite as original as many think: Parisians have been enjoying strolls along an elevated park in the heart of the city for nearly 20 years.

The Promenade Plantée, or Coulée Verte, runs 4.5km (2.8 mi) through Paris' 12th arrondissement.

READ THE FULL STORY: Paris' Elevated Park Predates NYC's High Line by Nearly 20 Years (and It's Prettier, Too)