Most beautiful gardens in the world

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Fountains and ponds, rare plants, statues and hedges carved. But not only. Parks inspired by the laws of mathematics and paradises where nature is always to make a spectacle of himself.

A world tour

A world tour in 9 gardens, to discover the most beautiful to visit at least once in their lifetime. From Canada to the Netherlands, via Japan and the desert (flowery) of the United Arab Emirates, between destinations sometimes very famous, like the Palace of Versailles in France and the Royal Park of the Royal Palace, and other more hidden and magical, as the gardens of Kykuit that night, as he told William Welles Bosworth at the end of the design, "are visited late at night, when everything is peaceful eloquent."

Buthchart

Declared a National Historic Site of Canada in 2004, on the centenary, Buthchart Gardens is a spectacular "garden of gardens" on Vancouver Island. Created by Jennie Butchart in the early 1900s in order to beautify the limestone quarry used for the cement of her husband, she is visited every year by millions of visitors happily willing to lose in 22 hectares of grounds that hosts shrubs, flowers and rare plants, fountains and bronze statues, a Japanese garden and one Italian.

Keukenhof

A thirty kilometers from Amsterdam, the Keukenhof Garden is considered among the most beautiful parks in the world. Surely it is one of the most colorful, especially in spring when seven million bulbs, for a total of 800 different varieties of tulips, blooming in unison drawing large expanses of flower paintings copyright. A stop (so to speak) the color palette, extensive waterways aboard boats with electric drive, called whisper boat, and the typical windmills. Like every year at Keukenhof is provided a special setting: 2015 is the van Gogh-year, which was dedicated the new Selfie Garden, a spectacular mosaic of tulip bulbs that form the self-portrait of the famous Dutch painter.

Brooklyn Botanic

In the heart of Brooklyn it is considered the most important natural attraction in New York and a must for tourists from the soul green visiting the Big Apple. The foundation stone of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden was laid in 1897, when the state of New York officially reserved 39 acres of land for its construction. Today, with over 10,000 varieties of plants that inhabit the park garden, about 900,000 visitors a year can admire beautiful flowers each season. One of its major attractions is the Japanese Garden, with 200 cherry trees that bloom for a month from the end of March. Also visit the Museum of bonsai, the Rose Garden - in particular the Cranford Rose Garden that with its 5000 plants of 800 varieties, is the third largest collection of roses in the United States - and the Shakespeare Garden, a garden which plants are those mentioned in the sonnets of the great English poet and playwright.

Jardins Remarquables

"I perhaps owe it to the flowers have become a painter," said the French impressionist Claude Monet, that between the boulevards and the scents of the garden located around the house in which he lived for more than forty years he found the inspiration to paint some of the his most famous paintings. At Giverny, an oasis not far from Paris in Upper Normandy, the Jardins Remarquables fall into two areas: the area called Clos Normand, with roses and wisteria that wrap along the arches, fences enlivened by Capuchin and colorful tulips; and the Japanese Garden, the famous green bridge adorned with wisteria so dear to the painter, the pond dotted with water lilies and the banks with weeping willows, bamboo, peonies and lilies.

Kenroku-En

Considered among the most beautiful gardens in Japan. On the heights of the central part of Kanazawa, near the Chateau, the Maeda family in feudal times ruled the Kaga Clan cared garden Kenroku-En for several generations. Inside it is kept over eight thousand trees and more than 180 species of plants. And yet, a large artificial pond called "Kasumigaike" in which it was built island, waterfalls and old houses scattered among trees and flowers in a harmonious hills. Open all year round, spring is staged the show of cherry blossoms, autumn landscape is colored red and yellow leaves, while in winter everything is covered with snow. In Kenroku-en Garden there is also the oldest fountain in Japan, which still works.

Royal Park of Caserta Italy

Inspired by the gardens of the great European residences of the time, the Royal Park of the Royal Palce of Caserta is divided into two parts: the first, made up of a wide boulevard leading to the central fountain Margaret, where the Old Forest and further north the Peschiera great, an artificial lake with a small island where they were simulated sea battles.
The second, designed by the architect Luigi Vanvitelli, starts from the fountain Margherita and passing from the Fountain of the Dolphins and Aeolus, to the Fountain of Ceres, which represents the fertility of Sicily and that of Venus and Adonis, leading up to Diana's Bath, below the waterfall of Mount Briano.
Next to the statue of Diana coming out of the water, there is the beautiful English Garden. Among all the most suggestive is the Bath of Venus with the marble statue of the goddess portrayed in the act of leaving the water of a small lake surrounded by a forest of laurels.

Versailles

Hedges carved, statues, fountains and tanks full of water. The Gardens of Versailles are a wonder of nature and landscape architecture in Baroque style. Just twenty kilometers from Paris, the more than 800 hectares of land around the majestic palace of Versailles, former royal residence, are still a living testimony to the grandeur of the Sun King. The Gardens of Versailles was recognized World Heritage

Dubai Miracle

The largest flower garden in the world surrounded by the desert of the United Arab Emirates. Opened in 2013, the Valentine's Day, the Dubai Miracle Garden offers a visit unusual and quite romantic. To make only the presence of an area of 72,000 square meters of 45 million fragrant flowers. Among them, many varieties of petunias, marigold flowers and marigold flowers. Because summer temperatures are too high, the garden is open only from October to May.

Suan Nong Nooch

Near Pattaya, in Thailand, an area of 600 square meters the Suan Nong Nooch is one of the most fascinating and original gardens of the East. Dwell in this paradise different varieties of tropical plants and ornamental flowers, hedges carved, tigers, traditional Thai houses and pagodas. Mrs. Nongnooch was to kick off in 1954 to the creation of this charming green area, first by planting fruit trees such as mangoes, coconuts, oranges and gradually also flowers and other plants. Opened to the public in 1980, the garden was called Suan Nong Nooch in honor of its founder.

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