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Most amazing gardens in the world

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13 most amazing gardens in the world

13 most amazing gardens in the world

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  • 1. Are these really "The 13 Most Amazing Gardens in the World"? Well, they may not be the Hanging Gardens of Babylon , but they are sure each an amazing sight. Hopefully they can at least provide some Travel Inspiration, if not some landscaping and gardening inspiration. Edited by S . J. Lee Originally from Helga Design and ForbesTreveler.com
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  • 4. 1. Versailles
  • 5. 1. Versailles
  • 6. 2. The Garden of Cosmic Speculation a thirty acre private garden in the Borders area of Scotland created by architect and architectural critic Charles Jencks
  • 7. It has been created over the last 15 years by the celebrated architect, critic and designer Charles Jencks and his wife.
  • 8. 3. Bobobli Gardens The Bobobli Gardens , behind the Pitti Palace in Florence, Italy were groundbreaking in the early 18th century for their open design.
  • 9. The Bobobli Garden
  • 10. 4. Rikugien Gardens Rikugien is one of Tokyo 's most beautiful, Japanese style landscape gardens . Built around 1700 by Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu, Rikugien literally means "six poems garden" and reproduces in miniature 88 scenes from famous poems.
  • 11. Rikugien Gardens
  • 12. 5. Claude Monet Gardens in Giverny, France At the gateway to Normandy, 75 km from Paris and 60 km from Rouen , the village of Giverny (pronounced Jee-va-nyee) is located on the right bank of the River Seine
  • 13. Claude Monet Gardens in Giverny, France
  • 14. 6. Butchart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.,Canada
  • 15. Butchart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.,Canada
  • 16. 7 . Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens Table Mountain looms in the distance of this vista from Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town , South Africa
  • 17. 8. Yu Gardens - Shanghai - The 400-year-old The 400-year-old Yu Yuan Gardens were built in the Ming Dynasty during the reign of Emperor Jia Jin.
  • 18. Yu Gardens - Shanghai
  • 19. Yu Gardens - Shanghai
  • 20. 9. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Gardens Springfield, Illinois Designed by Jens Jensens in the 1930s, the Lincoln Memorial Gardens are planted with native species from the three states Lincoln lived in: Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois .
  • 21. Amazing colors reflect on the calm waters of Exbury Lake which is three miles west of Southampton 10 . Exbury Gardens - New Forest, England
  • 22. Exbury Gardens - New Forest, England
  • 23. 11. Holland's Keukenhof Gardens A showpiece for Holland's unique and beautiful tulips, the manicured landscapes of Keukenhof Gardens abut the rainbow rows of blooming Tulips near Amsterdam.
  • 24. Holland's Keukenhof Gardens
  • 25. 12. Mirabell Garden in Salzburg
  • 26. The world-famous Mirabell Gardens were built along a north-south axis and oriented towards the Hohensalzburg Fortress and the Salzburger Dom cathedral.
  • 27. 13 . Ryōan-ji Zen Garden in Kyoto, Japan In Kyoto's Ryoan-ji Zen Garden , the empty space is implicitly structured, and is aligned with the temple's architecture.
  • 28. ****I may put 경복궁 향원정 Seoul Korea here.