We invite you to go on a virtual journey through ten of the most mesmerizing gardens on our planet.
1. Kew Gardens, London The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew covers an area of 132 hectares and contains over 50,000 plant species. These gardens are decorated in a traditional English style and contain several architectural landmarks such as Kew Palace, Pagoda, Japanese Gate, Alpine House, and others.
2. Keukenhof, Netherlands. The Keukenhof Royal Park of Flowers is very popular among tourists, this piece of paradise is famous for its tulip meadows. There are also many varieties of daffodils, hyacinths, lilacs, and orchids growing here. The park covers an area of about 32 hectares.
3. Suan Nong Nooch, Thailand. Nong Nooch Tropical Park is located near the resort town of Pattaya. This 240 hectare of small paradise contains the greatest variety of palms and cycads, as well as many types of orchids. The park was opened in 1980 and since then it has been visited by about 2 thousand people every day.
4. Gardens of Versailles, France. The Versailles Gardens, founded in 1661 by King Louis XIV and designed by the famous architect André Le Nôtre, are included in the UNESCO cultural heritage list and attract more than six million visitors a year. The gardens cover an area of 800 hectares, most of their landscape is decorated in a classic French style. Every year from early spring to late autumn, on weekends, visitors to the Versailles Gardens can enjoy the Fountain Festival, when all the fountains in the park are in full swing.
5. Butchart Gardens, Canada. The Butchart Flower Gardens, located on Vancouver Island, are visited by millions of people every year. These fabulous gardens not only contain many varieties of flowers, trees, and plants; there are also multi-tiered cascading waterfalls, elaborate fountains, brooks with bridges, and ponds.
6. Desert Botanical Gardens, Phoenix, Arizona. The Botanical Garden was founded in 1937 and today you can see more than 21,000 plant species, of which 139 species are on the verge of extinction. This garden is a source of pride for the citizens of Phoenix and a popular hiking trail.
7. Yu Yuan Garden, China. Yu Yuan is a famous classical garden located in Shanghai, it covers an area of about 4 hectares. Every corner of this pastoral garden is a small slice of Chinese culture.
8. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables, Florida. The garden contains collections of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees, and vines. Here are collected plants from South Florida, the Caribbean, the islands of Oceania, tropical Africa, and Madagascar. The garden area is 34 hectares.
9. Garden of Cosmic Reflections, Scotland. This unique garden is notable not only for the different plant species but for its unusual philosophy. Its creators were inspired by science, so various phenomena are reproduced in the garden landscape, such as clusters of stars, black holes, fractals, DNA strands, and much more. In this garden, you can meet rich people from all over the world. Why? Because Scotland is an offshore zone and there are large entrepreneurs open offshore Scottish companies. A great place to do business and enjoy the wonderful.
10. Majorelle Garden, Marrakesh, Morocco. This amazingly beautiful oriental garden was created at the beginning of the 20th century by a French artist named Jacques Majorelle, and in 1980 it was acquired and restored by the famous couturier Yves Saint Laurent. The garden is full of rare plants collected from all five continents, as well as from the islands. Particularly impressive examples of the garden's flora include an extensive collection of cactuses, a bamboo forest, and a palm zone with over 400 species of palm trees.