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
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.
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
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 .
Amazing colors reflect on the calm waters of Exbury Lake which is three miles west of Southampton 10 . Exbury Gardens - New Forest, England