10 September, 2011 – 10 May, 2012 – exhibition "Édouard
François André: a creator of parks".
of the exhibition's
The architect E. F.
The model of the park
É. F. André (1840–1911)
book's „L‘ Art des Jardins“
(Paris, 1879 m.) cover
of the most beautiful scenery parks in the
Lithuania. It was founded by count F. Tiškevičius in
1895-1898. The author of prject was famous at the
time French scenery architect Edward Fransua Andrė.
Belgian gardener Buyssens de Coulon supervised the
work of Park foundation. It is thought that
approximately 500 miscellaneous species and forms of
rare trees and bushes grew in the park at that time.
The park suffered damages during World War I and II.
In 1960 a state establishment - Palanga botanical
park - was founded on its basis. At the present
moment the park occupies the area of 86 ha. The park
is in the area of calm rest in Palanga resort and it
is used for rest, medical, cure, aesthetic and