Lush green laws, colorful flowers blooming all across, beautifully landscaped path gravel that takes you through a mesmerizing natural beauty called a garden. Taking a walk through a garden in it is a beautiful experience, where you can let your soul breathe some fresh air and let your mind drift away with the soft dance of the leaves and plants in the wind. Surrounded by beautiful colorful flowers and trees, gardens can bring calmness and joy to your life. And when a man’s creativity blends with nature to make a remarkable and unique landscape, there is no doubt you will have some of the most exquisite outcomes. Here are 5 of the world’s most beautiful and mesmerizing gardens ever. Make sure you add them to your bucket list and pay them a visit when you can.
#1 KEUKENHOF FLOWER GARDEN, NETHERLANDS
Spread out on a huge 32 hectare of land, the Keukenof garden is rated as the world’s most beautiful garden. With almost 7 million lovely flowering plants planted in it, the Keukenof garden is one of the most mesmerizing places to visit during the spring season (March – May) when millions of tulips bloom and display their beauty. Apart from the colorful tulip bulbs, you will also see daffodils, bluebells, narcissi and hyacinths. The garden is a true work of art with its landscaping, fountains and sculptures. A must visit place, especially if you are touring Europe.
#2 GARDENS OF VERSAILLES, FRANCE
What makes the Gardens of Versailles special? Well, the fact that the garden is spread across 800 hectares of land that includes 300 hectares of dense forest, several hundred acres of land that is home to beautiful flowers, 35 kilometers of well-designed canals, more than 600 fountains and finally 372 artistic sculptures, all together make the garden rank second in the list of the world’s most beautiful gardens. The garden was commissioned by Louis XIV in the year 1661 and it took as many as 40 years to be completed. In 1979, the palace and the garden were declared as World Heritage property by UNESCO.
#3 GARDENS OF CHATEAU DE VILLANDRY, FRANCE
With six beautifully landscaped gardens, the Gardens of Chateau de Villandry comes third in the list of the world’s most beautiful gardens. The garden is divided into six different, unique and absolutely stunning gardens created on six different terraces. These include, the Sun Garden, Water Garden, Ornamental Garden, Herb Garden and others. The Sun Garden is located on the topmost terrace and is home to beautiful plants, lime trees and a sun-shaped ornamental pond sculpted right at the center of the beautiful garden. Likewise, the Water Garden includes a number fountains along with a beautiful lawn that helps you relax and unwind.
#4 NOONG NOOCH TROPICAL BOTANICAL GARDEN, THAILAND
Located in the city of Pattaya in Thailand, the Noong Nooch garden is one of the most attractive tourist destinations of all. The garden is built on 500 acres of land and displays a vivid collection of more than 670 native plant species. The garden is also home to the largest collection of exquisite flowering plants that make the garden a must visit tourist destination of Thailand. You can explore and enjoy some of the most amazing collection of plants including bonsai, cactuses, orchids, palms and ferns. While visiting the garden, you can also enjoy the special Thai cultural show, fishing pond, car museum, elephant show, etc.
#5 BUTCHART GARDENS, CANADA
A historic place in Canada, the Butchart Gardens is located in British Columbia’s Brentwood Bay. The beautiful garden is home to almost 700 distinctive varieties of plants that are spread across almost 22 hectares of land, owned by Robert Pim Butchart. The land was once a quarry that was owned by Robert and his wife Jennie Butchart. But once the quarry was closed, the couple decided to build a beautiful garden in its place. They spent as long as 12 years to design and develop the garden. It wasn’t until 1921 when it was opened for visitors to visit this artistic place. The garden is also home to thousands of parrots, butterflies, peacocks and many other birds.