japanese oriental garden at Maulevrier castle France


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January 20th 2010
Published: January 20th 2010
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In 1899, Alexandre MARCEL live in Paris , France, this architect completed a decorated hall for the Japanese director of "Bon Marché" (now since 1931 cinema "La Pagode") Paris .
He married with Madeleine BERGERE and for his new family, around the castle Colbert, he build a garden, with an orchard and a vegetable garden in . On the banks of the river "La Moine" whose waters are now kept back by a dam, he started a garden, which he called a "Japanese landscape ".

At the Universal Exhibition in Paris (1900), Alexandre MARCEL supervise three pavilions: the Cambodia, Spain and that of the sea-transport company called the "Panorama du Tour du Monde".


Alexandre Marcel go to Japan in 1913 to work on the construction of the French Embassy in Tokyo.

In 1924 he published about Orientalism and architectural projects: « orientalisme et architecturales exécutés et projetés » . Two days after the inauguration of the last building in July 1928 (Monuments to the Dead of the Fayette squadron in the Saint Cloud Park , France), Alexandre Marcel died .


In 1987, Japanese professors from the horticultural universities of TOKYO and NIIGATA recognized the 12 hectares of the classified site as Japanese- gardens inspired of the period EDO (XVI-XIX centuries).


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the pavillion come from universal exposition 1900 at Paris
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the pavillion come from universal exposition 1900 at Paris


21st January 2010

thank you !
fantastic !! this garden is simply beautifull , your pics are nice and is a unknown French destination !!.

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