10 most beautiful botanical gardens in the world
1. Château de Versailles, Versailles, France
One of the attractive destinations designed by André Le Nôtre, the garden is located in the southwest of Paris and was built in the 17th century under King Louis XIV. The 101-hectare garden is planted with many precious flowers decorated with sculptures and clear lakes.
2. Royal garden in Kew Kew, England
This garden is 132 hectares wide with green gardens interspersed with flower gardens. The Temperate House is the world's largest Victorian green garden. This place also has 150-year-old Bonsai garden houses. Under the glass roof, the garden also has palm trees, baobab, and vanilla orchid plants.
3. Powerscourt Gardens, Enniskerry, County Wicklow, Ireland
The garden is located in the south of Dublin, designed and formed in the 18th century with an area of 19 hectares. The garden area has flower gardens, waterfalls, Italian-style gardens, romantic French and German gardens.
4. Butchart Gardens, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Located north of Victoria, in the cozy area of Brentwood Bay, Butchart is a world-famous garden and attracts many visitors to visit. The garden was formed in 1904 and has become more and more beautiful with thousands of different flowers. The garden has a separate area displaying over 250 different types of roses, including a Japanese garden area, an Italian garden with hand-carved monuments and ferrules. It is also home to some of Vancouver's best-known and delicious restaurants.
5. Villa d'Este, Tivoli, Italy
From a ruined monastery, this place was turned into a lovely garden with mineral water springs. Now, this place has become a famous garden in the world and is recognized by UNESCO as 31 typical art history places of Italy.
6. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C, USA
When visiting this garden, you will think that you are lost in the fairyland with stone walls surrounding the water towers. A Roman theater built around a blue pool. The garden is located north of Georgetown, one of Washington's most beautiful neighborhoods.
7. Gardens of the Villa Érrussi de Rothschild, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
In the early 1900s, Béatrice Éphrussi, a Rothschild countess, built a pink mansion surrounded by magnificent gardens. From that, one of the famous gardens in the world has been formed with many different flowers interspersed with swimming pools, fountains, and sculptures.
8. Stourhead, Warminster, England
With a classic lightness, classical houses were rebuilt such as Pantheon and Apollo, the Stourhead garden is a place that attracts many visitors.
9. The Master-of-Nets Garden, Suzhou, China
This garden is located in southern China and was designed during the Song Dynasty. It arranges very harmonious spaces: bamboo garden, lounge, music area, lake area. In the middle of the garden are small artificial rock mountains with tiny caves and bridges.
10. Sans Souci, Potsdam, Germany
Frederick the Great built Rococo Castle as his summer resort, where he could relax and dismiss worries. The busts of Roman emperors and Chinese-style cafés are decorated in this garden.
By: Jonath Martin