Gardens, trees, and flowers are an exciting combination when it comes to refreshing and energizing you. But do you know, there are some gardens in the world that can simply take your breath away? Here, we have compiled the world’s 10 extraordinarily beautiful gardens for you to start with.
- Villa Taranto Gardens, Italy
The Giardini Botanici Villa Taranto is located in Verbania, Italy. The garden was established by Neil McEacharn, a Scotsman in the year 1940 on the western shore of the Maggiore Lake in Pallanza. The garden is famous for the wide-ranging species of trees and has an approximate 20,000 varieties of plants. You can see azalea, dahlia, the lotus garden and the greenhouses of Victoria amazonica.
- Mirabell Garden, Austria
The Mirabell Palace, which stands in the heart of the garden, was built by Prince-Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Ratienau in 1606. The palace later became a part of the Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg UNESCO World Heritage Site. The garden is dotted with remarkable sculptures, floral displays, fountain, a Dwarf garden and the Hedge Theatre. Several scenes of “Sound of Music” was filmed here.
- Las Pozas, Mexico
This garden is the handiwork of Edward James, the famous surrealistic art benefactor. The garden looks starkly similar to the Garden of Eden and is built on an approximate 80 acres of land. A wide variety of species of tropical trees thrives the garden along with a number of concrete structures and sculptures and waterfalls.
- The Gardens of Versailles, France
The Gardens of Versailles was built on the Domaine royal de Versailles. It is situated to the west of the Palace of Versailles and covers around 800 hectares of land. The garden has approximate 2lakh trees of various species with a similar number of flowers being planted annually in the garden.
- Royal Botanic Gardens, Australia
The Royal Botanic Gardens located in Melbourne is a globally famed botanical garden located in the centre of the city at the bank of the Yarra River. The entire area is of 100 acres which include a children’s park, observatory, herbarium discovery walk and much more. The garden contains a mixed vegetation of indigenous and exotic trees and has over 10,000 individual species.
- Jardin Canario, Canary Islands
The Canary Island is located on the northwest coast of Africa. The Jardin Canario garden located on this island houses a number of fascinating plants. The centre of attraction here is the “Garden of Succulents and Cacti” which has over 10,000 plants.
- Bagh-e Fin, Iran
Bagh-e Fin is a historical Persian garden and is regarded as one of the most beautiful gardens in Iran. The garden covers an area of 2.3 hectares and the main yard is surrounded by four circular towers. It has the archetypal “Chahar bagh” designed with water rivulet drawn from underground pipes. The garden is famous for the cypress trees.
- Butchart Gardens, Canada
Named after Robert Pim Butchart who was famous for his limestone excavation, his wife redecorated the place into a beautiful garden. There is a rose garden and a Japanese and Italian style garden making it one of the most beautiful gardens in the world.
- Desert Botanical Gardens, Arizona
The garden was established by the Arizona Cactus and Native Flora Society in 1937. It has more than 21,000 plants with a chance to view the fascinating desert flora. The park is covered with colorful red rocks and has been acknowledged as a Phoenix Point of Pride.
- Keukenhof, Netherlands
This garden is the largest flower garden in the world with a wide variety of tulips. Of course, when we are talking of Netherlands, we cannot leave out tulips which are associated with the place.