Are these really  "The 13 Most Amazing Gardens in the World"?  Well, they may not be the  Hanging Gardens of Bab...
 
 
1. Versailles
1. Versailles
2. The Garden of Cosmic Speculation   a thirty acre private garden in the Borders area of Scotland  created by architect a...
It has been created over the last 15 years  by the celebrated architect,  critic and designer Charles Jencks and his wife.
3. Bobobli Gardens   The  Bobobli Gardens , behind the Pitti Palace in Florence, Italy  were groundbreaking in the early 1...
The Bobobli Garden
4. Rikugien Gardens   Rikugien is one of  Tokyo 's most beautiful, Japanese style  landscape gardens . Built around  1700 ...
Rikugien Gardens
5. Claude Monet Gardens  in Giverny, France  At the gateway to Normandy,  75 km from Paris and 60 km from Rouen ,  the vil...
Claude Monet Gardens in Giverny, France
6. Butchart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.,Canada
Butchart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.,Canada
7 . Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens  Table Mountain looms in the distance of this vista  from  Kirstenbosch  Botanical Gard...
8. Yu Gardens - Shanghai - The 400-year-old  The 400-year-old Yu Yuan Gardens were built in  the Ming Dynasty during the r...
Yu Gardens - Shanghai
Yu Gardens - Shanghai
9.  Abraham Lincoln Memorial Gardens  Springfield, Illinois   Designed by Jens Jensens in the 1930s,  the  Lincoln Memoria...
Amazing colors reflect on the calm waters of  Exbury Lake which is three miles west of Southampton 10 . Exbury Gardens - N...
Exbury Gardens - New Forest, England
11. Holland's Keukenhof Gardens   A showpiece for Holland's unique and beautiful tulips,  the manicured landscapes of Keuk...
Holland's Keukenhof Gardens
12. Mirabell Garden in Salzburg
The world-famous  Mirabell Gardens  were built along a north-south axis and  oriented towards the Hohensalzburg Fortress a...
13 .  Ryōan-ji Zen Garden in Kyoto, Japan  In  Kyoto's Ryoan-ji Zen Garden , the empty space is implicitly structured,  an...
****I may put  경복궁 향원정  Seoul Korea here.
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Most amazing gardens in the world

  1. 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
  2. 4. 1. Versailles
  3. 5. 1. Versailles
  4. 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
  5. 7. It has been created over the last 15 years by the celebrated architect, critic and designer Charles Jencks and his wife.
  6. 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.
  7. 9. The Bobobli Garden
  8. 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.
  9. 11. Rikugien Gardens
  10. 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
  11. 13. Claude Monet Gardens in Giverny, France
  12. 14. 6. Butchart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.,Canada
  13. 15. Butchart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.,Canada
  14. 16. 7 . Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens Table Mountain looms in the distance of this vista from Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town , South Africa
  15. 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.
  16. 18. Yu Gardens - Shanghai
  17. 19. Yu Gardens - Shanghai
  18. 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 .
  19. 21. Amazing colors reflect on the calm waters of Exbury Lake which is three miles west of Southampton 10 . Exbury Gardens - New Forest, England
  20. 22. Exbury Gardens - New Forest, England
  21. 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.
  22. 24. Holland's Keukenhof Gardens
  23. 25. 12. Mirabell Garden in Salzburg
  24. 26. The world-famous Mirabell Gardens were built along a north-south axis and oriented towards the Hohensalzburg Fortress and the Salzburger Dom cathedral.
  25. 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.
  26. 28. ****I may put 경복궁 향원정 Seoul Korea here.

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