- Top 10 Most Beautiful Gardens in the World
- 1. Butchart Gardens, British Columbia, Canada
- 2. Claude Monet’s Garden, Giverny, France
- 3. Desert Botanical Gardens, Phoenix, Arizona
- 4. Gardens at the Versailles Palace, France
- 5. Ji Chang Yuan, Jiangsu, China
- 6. Kenroku-en Garden, Ishikawa, Japan
- 7. Kirstenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
- 8. Majorelle Garden, Marrakech, Morocco
- 9. Mirabell Gardens, Salzburg, Austria
- 10. Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, Australia
Top 10 Most Beautiful Gardens in the World
1. Butchart Gardens, British Columbia, Canada
Butchart Gardens was the national historic site of Canada in 2004, and one of the most beautiful gardens in the world. This garden have more than a million visitors visit this place yearly. It’s a floral display garden located in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia Canada. In this Floral Garden they have a lot of more gardens in it which increase its beauty and looks more attractive and drag visitors to itself. Tea garden, Star ponds, Italian garden, Ross fountain, Japanese garden are part of Butchart gardens.
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2. Claude Monet’s Garden, Giverny, France
Giverny is known for its famous place like Claude Monet’s Garden. Claude Monet one of the most beautiful gardens in the world and also became aware of the beauty of village of Giverny while looking out from the train window. He made up his mind to rent a house in Giverny village. He rented a house in 1890. He had enough money to buy a house and land to make beautiful gardens so that he could paint those gardens. Some of the paintings he had are of the garden in Giverny famous for its rectangular Clos Normand.
3. Desert Botanical Gardens, Phoenix, Arizona
Desert Botanical Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the world. It is located on 1201 N. Galvin Parkway in Phoenix Arizona state. It has 50,000 plants on 140 acres. The admission costs for the adults above 17 costs $24.95 and above 3 to 17 cost $12.95 and below 3 can enjoy free admission. On sight you can enjoy facilities of garden shops, restaurants. more than 400 rare and endangered species in this Desert Botanical Garden and 27000+ individual plants keep for scientific record and research, more than 15,000 accessioned plants and 80% of the species in this Garden collection are represented by at least one individual of wild origin.
4. Gardens at the Versailles Palace, France
The Garden at the Versailles Palace France is one of the most beautiful gardens in the world. It covers the 800 hectares of land. It covers the space of what was once before Domaine royal de Versailles. It’s one of the current visiting public places in France having six million visitors per year. In the garden more than 200,000 trees and more than 210,000 flowers are planted every year. The beauties of the Garden are increased and gets visitors attraction because of 50 fountains, 620 water jets having 35 km piping and 5.57 km grand canal circumference surface area of 23 hectares. UNESCO World heritage listed inscribed this garden one of the thirty-one designations in France in 1979.
5. Ji Chang Yuan, Jiangsu, China
Jichang Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the world. It is located in China inside Xihui Park, east side of Huishan, Jiangsu Province. It was claimed on January 13th 1988 as a national protected location of history and cultural relics. For the very first time the Qianlong Emperor visited south china and appointed Jichang Garden as a resting site. He was very impressed by the beauty of the garden and brought the picture back to Beijing.
6. Kenroku-en Garden, Ishikawa, Japan
Kenroku-en Garden is a old private garden located in Ishikawa, Japan and it is one of the most beautiful gardens in the world. Along with Kairaku-en and Kōraku-en, kenroku-en is one of these 3 gardens in japan. That garden was developed from 1620s to 1840s. That covers 25 acres of the land, the garden was destroyed in 1759 by fire and then restoration happened in 1774. The Kenroku-en garden was opened to the public on May 7 1874. The Kenroku-en has roughly 8,750 trees, and 183 species of plants in total.
7. Kirstenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
Kirstenbosch Garden is a National Botanical Garden located in Cape Town, South Africa. Kirstenbosch was created in 1913 to preserve flora native to South Africa’s territory. The area covered by this botanical garden is 1300 acres. Kirsten is a name believed by people to be the surname of the manager of this land; his name was J.F Kirsten in the 18th century.
8. Majorelle Garden, Marrakech, Morocco
Majorelle Garden located in morocco with the covering area of two and a half acres and its known to be as a botanical garden. The French artist Jacques Majorelle designed this garden. Jacques Majorelle as a young inspiration for many sent to Morocco in around 1917 to rest because of serious medical conditions. After four years in 1923, he married Andrée Longueville. He purchased a land of 4 acres and in 1931 he commissioned an architect Paul Sinoir, to design a Cubist villa for the property. It was hard to run a garden so in 1947 he opened the garden for the public.
9. Mirabell Gardens, Salzburg, Austria
Mirabell Gardens and palace is a historical place and was built about 1606. The archbishop Wolf Dietrich Raitenau suffered from gout and stroke, to evade the narrow streets of his place. He ordered to build that palace for pleasure for him and his mistress, and built that palace and garden within six months according to italian and french model. Mirabell Palace and Garden was initially named as Altenau Castle.
10. Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, Australia
Royal botanic garden is located in Australia and across two parts Melbourne and Cranbourne and was founded in 1846. For a new botanic garden from Yarra river it extended to 94 acres of land it displays approx. more than 50,000 single plants representing 8,500 different species. Cranbourne was founded in 1970. It was opened to the public in 1989. It covers 897 acres of land and approximately 170,000 plants from 1,700 plant varieties are in this garden and it was completed in 2012.