Elysee Palace in Paris
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France's President opens Elysee gardens to public

29 October 2012 Last updated at 17:46 GMT

Hundreds of Parisians and tourists lined up on Sunday to visit the gardens of France's presidential palace.

French President Francois Hollande has decided to open the gardens of the Elysee Palace to the public on the last Sunday of each month, offering visitors the chance to explore the famous green space.

Olivier Weber reports.