The theme of gardening fascinates many people, both men and women: for this reason and to give some useful information we wanted to give life to our personal ranking taking inspiration from the gardens reported by two great journalists expert in botany and gardening Rory Stuart and Monty Don. Are you ready for this green journey? Let's go!
10 - Mirabell Gardens, Salzburg, Austria
European garden in classical style in the style of Versailles and Tuilleries which sees the splendid in the center Mirabell Palace, all to form a historical monument of the cultural heritage of the splendid Salzburg, whose historic center is already a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The garden, born together with the palace in 1609 and redesigned in 1690, is full of wonderful marble sculptures, fountains e floral arrangements absolutely unique.
9 - Butchart Gardens, Brentwood Bay, Canada
This garden is one of the most beautiful expanses in the world of plants and trees, and boasts a uninterrupted flowering thanks to more than 1 million bedding plants and 900 varieties of colorful flowers. The place is considered one of the historic sites of Canada, and every year they visit you over 1 million tourists.
8 - Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, Australia
World-renowned botanical gardens located near the center of Melbourne, on banks of the Yarra River. These wonderful gardens extend over a land of about 100 acres, and the park includes games for children, different types of walking paths and a observatory. They are also organized special events related to the theme of nature and plants.
7 - Dubai Miracle Garden, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Looking at these gardens is a bit like feeling in Alice in Wonderland. With over 45 million flowers, the Dubai Miracle Gardens are believed to be i largest gardens in the world, and are built practically on the desert: for this reason, the designers had to take numerous precautions, such as lining the perimeters with trees that shelter from the wind. These gardens are closed during the summer due to adverse weather.
6 - Ji Chang Yuan, Jiangsu, China
Garden of the sixteenth century. located inside the Xihui Park and is quite particular: it is in fact a garden of illusion, which only covers a little over an acre but designed to give an impression of depth, width and height. There is even an artificial rock mountain that looks like a natural part of the landscape.
5 - Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya, Thailand
Vast more than 500 acres, the space of this garden is divided into many small gardens and is housed there largest variety of orchids in Thailand. There is also an area suitable for preserve the cycad species, in danger of extinction.
4 - Bagh-e Fin, Kashan, Iran
Historic Persian garden: completed in 1590, it is the oldest extant garden of Iran. The whole extends over 2,3 hectares, and the main courtyard is surrounded by walls with 4 circular towers. The garden has the typical design "Chahar Bagh", with streams of water inspired by the Qur'an that describe heaven as a land where 2 rivers meet.
3 - Keukenhof Garden, Lisse, The Netherlands
In Europe, a few kilometers south of Amsterdam, we find this wonderful garden with beyond 75.000 tulips on display in more than 600 varieties. It is one of the most colorful gardens in the world, and in terms of size it is second only to the Dubai Miracle Garden.
2 - Gardens of Versailles, France
The historic gardens of the Palace of Versailles are among the most impressive in Europe: they cover approx 800 hectares of land, and are largely designed in the classic French style according to which the gardens are as important as the palace. Each year these gardens are visited by over 6 millions of people.
1 - Hunter Valley Gardens, Pokolbin, Australia
Australia is again in our personal ranking of the 10 most beautiful gardens in the world: the Hunter Valley gardens stand out first, divided into 10 gardens in very different styles, from the Indian Mosaic Garden to the Formal Garden. Beyond 60 acres of gardens that amaze with their colors, scents, sensations and beyond 8 km of trails to fully experience the excitement of this magnificent place!