Big or small, exotic or classical these gardens can be considered a piece of heaven on Earth. Have a look on the most incredible gardens of the world and choose your favorite one.
Keukenhof in Lisse, Netherlands is the most beautiful spring garden in the world. More than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths fill over 32 hectares with color and fragrance. The best time to view the tulips is around mid-April.
Butchart Gardens in British Columbia, Canada is a group of floral display gardens that receive close to a million visitors each year. The gardens have been designated a National Historic Site of Canada due to their international renown.
Monet’s Garden in Giverny, France is one of the most important Claude Monet’s masterpieces. Crazy about nature, the painter started his own garden as soon as he moved to Giverny in 1883. The artist planted several flower species and ornamental trees and this scenary inspired many of his works.
Kew Gardens in London, England is the world’s largest collection of living plants. Founded in 1840 from the exotic garden at Kew Park, its living collections include more than 30,000 different kinds of plants, while the herbarium, which is one of the largest in the world, has over seven million preserved plant specimens.
The Majorelle Garden in Marrakech, Marocco is a twelve-acre botanical garden and artist’s landscape garden. It was designed by the expatriate French artist Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s and 1930s. The garden hosts more than 15 bird species that are endemic to North Africa. It has many fountains, a notable collection of cacti, and it hosts the Islamic Art Museum of Marrakech.
Botanical Garden of Curitiba in Curitiba, Brazil is one of the most famous touristic place in the south of Brazil and it was elected in 2007 one of the Seven Brazilian Wonders. Behind the greenhouse it is located a cultural center that holds a permanent exhibition “The Revolt” made by the Polish artist Frans Krajcberg.
Villa d’Este Garden in Tivoli, Italy is a fine example of an Italian Renaissance garden. Its plan is laid out on a central axis with subsidiary cross-axes, refreshed by some five hundred jets in fountains, pools and water troughs.
Luxembourg Garden in Paris, France is the biggest public park in the city. It covers 23 hectares and is known for its lawns, tree-lined promenades, flowerbeds, the model sailboats on its circular basin, and for the picturesque Medici Fountain, built in 1620.
O Kenroku-en in Kanazawa, Japan is an old private garden. Along with Kairaku-en and Koraku-en, it is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. The grounds are open year-round during daylight hours and famous for its beauty in all seasons; an admission fee is charged.
The Gardens of Versailles Palace in Versailles, France is situated in the west of the palace and it cover some 800 hectares of land, much of which is landscaped in the classic French Garden style. In addition to the meticulous manicured lawns, parterres of flowers, and sculptures are the fountains, which are located throughout the garden.