The large basin of Saint-Germain-en-Laye will be reborn

On January 13, the Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot laid the first stone of the future large basin of the parterre of the national domain of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, in the presence of the financiers and actors of the project. With its 50 meters in diameter, it will be equipped with a jet projecting water 20 meters high. The construction work, which should last 12 months, will bring life back to a 340-year-old site, which experienced major upheavals in the 19th century.e century: in 1845, the large parterre had been completely destroyed to allow the arrival of the railway tracks in Saint-Germain-en-Laye.…

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