There’s A Surreal, Magical Place In France, And It Was All The Dream Of One Man

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We all know about Euro Disneyland, and about Banksy’s quasi-successful, spiteful take on thesis parks, though if cuteness and pure snark aren’t your thing, Europe is home to another enchanting getaway. This place is lovely in a probity and artistic merit.

We’re articulate about Le Moulin Jaune — a hauntingly pleasing garden and park located about an hour outward of Paris. It’s a surreal place full of ever-changing exhibits and anniversary gardens, though what’s unequivocally conspicuous is that it was innate from a imagination of one man.

The park is named for a splendid yellow palace that sits along a Marne River.

The park is named for a splendid yellow palace that sits along a Marne River.

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There’s always something to marvel at.

There's always something to marvel at.

Le Moulin Jaune

Le Moulin Jaune

And engaging characters to meet.

And engaging characters to meet.

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There are also some severely cold installations.

There are also some severely cold installations.

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Things like this, for example, are flattering common occurrences.

Things like this, for example, are flattering common occurrences.

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Slava Polunin is an fashionable opening artist and veteran clown.

Slava Polunin is an fashionable opening artist and veteran clown.

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Polunin grew adult in a Soviet Union, and as a child, he was preoccupied with a likes of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. He became a mime in a early 1980s, and staged a march of 800 mimes in a streets of St. Petersburg as a satire of a despotic law of artistic events.

He competence have been in critical difficulty — if he wasn’t so funny. He would go on to have good success opposite a world, and he even combined an award-winning Broadway play called Snowshow. Today, he spends his time forgetful adult new ideas for his gardens while floating in a bed on a Marne River.

Today, a park is managed by Polunin, his family, and a rope of performers.

Today, a park is managed by Polunin, his family, and a rope of performers.

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The place is sincerely large, and packaged to a margin with things to demeanour at. You can wander by 5 colorful gardens, any one with a thesis and a far-reaching accumulation of anniversary plants and flowers.

You can also marvel during a large-scale sculptures and art installations, or stop by a cafeteria that looks like a capsized ship. There are hundreds of wonders to admire during this singular park.

Le Moulin Jaune

Le Moulin Jaune

The gardens have themes. The Black Garden, seen here, was desirous by childhood fears.

The gardens have themes. The Black Garden, seen here, was desirous by childhood fears.

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These weird wooden structures give it a dark, dainty feel.

Le Moulin Jaune

The Red Garden was desirous by Korean Buddhism, and it even facilities an alien temple.

The Red Garden was desirous by Korean Buddhism, and it even facilities an alien temple.

Le Moulin Jaune

Le Moulin Jaune

The White Garden was desirous by India, and is a pale, relaxed space full of white flowers and (harmless) white sharks.

The White Garden was desirous by India, and is a pale, relaxed space full of white flowers and (harmless) white sharks.

Le Moulin Jaune

Le Moulin Jaune

Le Moulin Jaune frequently hosts events, workshops, and parties for people of all ages.

Le Moulin Jaune frequently hosts events, workshops, and parties for people of all ages.

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Polunin wants to move fun into people’s lives. “My initial consequence — and maybe a usually one — is to be means to enthuse people to wish to do all with joy,” he says. “If what we do does not give we pleasure, do something else.”

Le Moulin Jaune is open during a summer, and closes for a colder months. Even if we can’t make it to France, we can see most some-more of a gardens’ wonders on their website and Facebook page. There’s also a film about Slava Polunin and his opening art in a works right now, and we can see a trailer here.