Statue of Hippomène by Guillaume Coustou (Jardin des Plantes, Toulouse, France)
Also known as the "Pink City," Toulouse is the fourth largest city in France. It is located on the banks of the River Garonne, 150 kilometres from the Mediterranean Sea, 230 km from the Atlantic Ocean and 680 km from Paris.
The Jardin des Plantes is a public park and botanical garden located in Old Toulouse. It is part of a network of three public gardens that can be accessed via metal footbridges.
The garden is bordered by the Medical school, the 16th-century Natural history museum, the Daniel-Sorano theatre, and the Saint-Exupère church.