Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.”
The word ‘garden’ itself fills our imagination with beauty, peace, and fragrance. The ravishing blossoms, chirping birds, and the fresh breathe of air present in the garden rejuvenates our soul and take it for the joyous heavenly ride. Since ages, the beautiful gardens have been the source of inspiration for poets and writers. Some of the famous artists have created their best pieces of work sitting in the middle of the garden admiring the beauty of nature. Let us take you to some of the most beautiful and largest gardens around the world that will never fail to mesmerize you with their ethereal charm and beauty.
Dubai Miracle Garden, Dubai
The Dubai Miracle Garden was built on desert land and it is located in the district of Dubai land, Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. It was inaugurated on Valentine’s Day in 2013. One of the world’s largest natural flower gardens, it occupies 18 acres of land that has more than 60 million flowers on display and attracts up to 1.5 million visitors a year. The garden was awarded the Moselle Award for New Garden Experiences of the year by the Garden Tourism Award 2015. The floral structures are changed every year to offer visitors a great experience each time they visit the garden.
Gardens of Versailles, Versailles, France
The Garden of Versailles is spread over 2000 acres of land covered by flower gardens, lawns, and fountains. The garden occupies the part of the royal demesne of the Chateau of Versailles and visited by 6 million visitors each year. The landscape of the garden is designed in the classic French Garden style by gardener André Le Nôtre appointed by Louis XIV in 1661. Fountains are the statues of mythological creatures that attracts tourists from all over the world. The boat ride along the Grand Canal that runs parallel to the garden offers an unconventional view from the other side. The garden along with the palace is protected as the World Heritage Site.
Keukenhof, Lisse, Netherlands
Keukenhof is one of the largest flower gardens in the world spread over 80 acres of land. It is known as the “Garden of Europe” that opens during the summer months of March to May. Around 7 million flowers are planted every year that blossom during the spring season and create wonderful visual delight for the people. Tulips are the famous blooms of Netherland that are in full bloom during the spring season. And apart from tulips, daffodils, lilies, and hyacinths are the most popular flowers grown in this garden. Tourists can also opt for the boat ride along the lake, which is present in the middle of the garden.
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya, Thailand
Covering 500 acres of land, Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden is the largest in flower garden in Thailand. In 1954, Pisit and Nongnooch purchased 600 acres of land for the purpose of fruit plantation. Later, they decided to plant tropical flowers and plants as a wildlife conservation project and opened the garden to the public in 1980. It has hundreds of flowering plants species, out of which 670 are native to Thailand. Several species of bonsai, cacti, ferns, and orchids are on a display along 1-kilometer long walkway passing through the center of the garden.
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa
Considered as the most beautiful garden in Africa, Kirstenbosch is the first botanical garden in the world dedicated to the country’s native flora. Established in 1913, the garden is nestled at the eastern foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town spread across 90 acres. The garden exhibits plants from different regions, including savanna, fynbos, karoo, etc. Various spring flowers bloom in this garden, including lilies, daisies, and cone bushes, etc. People can take a stroll in the garden, go on a themed walk, visit the artist exhibition arranged there or enjoy a special concert.
You must definitely visit these gardens once in your life to enjoy the heavenly beauty created by the colorful flowers planted there.