The Best Botanical Gardens This World Has Ever Seen
Ljubljana Botanical Garden
Ljubljana Botanical Garden has been around for 200 years. It seems a lot of investments were poured into this garden. It has a total of 2 hectares of land and holds more than 4,000 plant species.
Ljubljana is the beautiful capital city of the historic country of Slovenia. This garden’s location is already one reason for people to come flocking in.
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, or previously known as the Indian Botanic Garden and the Calcutta Botanic Garden, receives the finest reviews and a ton of credits.
It is situated near Kolkata and was formerly named the Royal Botanic Garden of Calcutta. The gardens were founded in 1787 by Colonel Robert Kyd. Over the years many plants have been added for scientific observations. The garden initiated a program to improve the economic benefits to the people of India. One famous landmark of the garden is The Great Banyan, which contains an enormous Banyan Tree with 330 meters in circumference.
Trauttmansdorff Castle Garden
Trauttmansdorff Castle Garden is located on the grounds of Trauttmansdorff Castle in Meran, Italy. Its trails wind through nearly 30 acres on a mountainside, which is very romantic for couples. The legendary tale in this place is that it could have been home to the goddess of gardens herself. The garden has also been the symbol of Alpine Tourism for 200 years. A medieval visionary planted an olive tree 700 years ago, and it also has the ancient wonders of sounding stones.
This place appears to be very well maintained, which shows that a lot of investments have been placed into it. There isn’t a plant on Earth that is not here. It has more than 5,800 different flora species, and if you want to roam around the grounds, it usually takes up to 2 to 3 hours to walk.
Shalamar Garden, or better known in English as the Shalimar Gardens, is a Mughal garden complex from the period when the Mughal Empire was at its artistic and aesthetic state.
This Persian paradise garden was completed in 1642 and the construction took 18 months to complete. It has 5 water cascades and a total of 800 fountains inside. The garden both has fragrant and non-odoriferous flowers.
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
It’s hard to imagine Hawaii at a loss of gardens and waters, given its natural healthy lands and native preservation. Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden is a bio reserve garden located in Pāpa’ikou, Hawaii.
It is a nonprofit botanical garden where people usually flock to during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. It has a total of 17 acres and is located in a scenic valley. It features streams, waterfalls, and a boardwalk. It has the greatest collection of palms and coconut trees which are over 100 years old.
Jardin Botanique de Montreal
Jardin Botanique de Montreal spans 190 acres and consists of thematic gardens and greenhouses. It is considered to be one of the most important botanical gardens in the world, credits to the extent of its collections.
It was founded in 1931. Inside, there is the First Nations Garden, which was opened in 2001 to honor the indigenous culture in Canada. It also has the Lion de la Feuillée – a monument and sculpture familiar for its picture-perfect charm.
Longwood Gardens in Philadelphia
The Longwood Gardens in Philadelphia is another great attraction for families, credits to its accessible location, affordable entrance fee, and breathtaking views.
Its many transformations include the new nightscape lights exhibit. It also comes with dazzling displays that elevate the art of horticulture. This garden features performances that inspire art, such as rain gardens. No wonder it is considered to be one of America’s finest.
Nongnooch Tropical Botanical Garden
Nongnooch Tropical Botanical Garden is a 500-acre botanical garden and tourist attraction. It is probably one of the biggest investments when it comes to botanical gardens. Back in 1954, it was initially planned to develop the land as a fruit plantation, but then one thing led to another, and it became a botanical garden. It is also a major scientific center dedicated to cycads, which even has its own Cycad Gene Bank.
Inside, tourists can experience religious ceremonies, see martial arts demonstrations, get massages, watch elephant shows, and so much more. There is also a small zoo and Thai-style rental houses on the grounds, which are so beautiful and magical.
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