Top 10 Most Beautiful Gardens in the World
#1. Kirstenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
Kirstenbosch is one of the most beautiful botanic gardens nestled at the eastern foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town. The garden is one of ten National Botanical Gardens covering five of South Africa’s six different biomes and administered by the South African National Biodiversity Institute.
- What to do in this Garden:
- Tackle the Boomslang.
- Take high tea in the Tea Room.
- Enjoy a picnic on the lawns.
- Join a free guided tour.
- Seek out a waterfall.
- Hike Table Mountain.
- Watch a live concert.
- Have lunch at Mayo.
- Address: Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town, 7735, South Africa
#2. Claude Monet’s Garden at Giverny, France
The Foundation Claude Monet is one of the most beautiful gardens and nonprofit organization that runs and preserves the house and gardens of Claude Monet in Giverny, France. With a total of 530,000 visitors in 2010, it is the second most visited tourist site in Normandy after the Mont Saint-Michel.
It would be best if you allowed at least 2 hours or more to enjoy the gardens thoroughly. The house is small and only takes about 15 minutes or so, depending on the crowd. You may decide to take extra time to enjoy the beauty of the gardens.
- Address: 84 Rue Claude Monet, 27620 Giverny, France
#3. Majorelle Garden, Marrakech, Morocco
The Majorelle Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens. It has two and half acre botanical garden and artist’s landscape garden in Marrakech, Morocco. It was created by the French Orientalist artist, Jacques Majorelle over almost forty years, starting in 1923, and features a Cubist villa designed by the French architect, Paul Sinoir in the 1930s.
- Address: Rue Yves St Laurent, Marrakech 40090, Morocco
#4. Gardens at the Versailles Palace, France
The Gardens of Versailles occupy part of the Domaine royal de Versailles, the royal demesne of the château of Versailles. This garden is one of the most beautiful and attractive gardens in the world.
- Located in: Palace of Versailles
- Address: Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles, Franc
- Area: 800 ha
- Plants: 200,000 trees; 210,000 flowers planted annually
- Designers: André Le Nôtre, Charles Le Brun, Louis Le Vau, Jules Hardouin-Mansart
#5. Kenroku-en Garden, Ishikawa, Japan
Kenroku-en is one of the most beautiful gardens in the world. It is located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, which is an old private garden. Along with Kairaku-en and Kōraku-en, Kenroku-en is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan.
- Address: 1 Kenrokumachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0936, Japan
- Phone: +81 76-234-3800
- Created: 1620s
#6. Desert Botanical Gardens, Phoenix, Arizona
Desert Botanical Garden is one of the most beautiful and attractive gardens in the world. It is about 140-acre botanical garden located in Papago Park, at 1201 N. Galvin Parkway in Phoenix, central Arizona. Admission costs $24.95 for adults and $12.95 for kids 3 to 17.
Children younger than 3 enjoy free admission. On-site facilities include a garden shop and a restaurant. For more information about special events, tours and activities, check out the Desert Botanical Garden website.
- Located in: Papago Park
- Address: 1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008, United States
- Tickets: US$12–25 ·
- Plants: 50,000
#7. Bagh-e Fin, Kashan, Iran
Fin Garden is the worlds most beautiful and attractive Garden. It is located in Kashan, Iran, which is a historical Persian garden. It contains Kashan’s Fin Bath, where Amir Kabir, the Qajarid chancellor, was murdered by an assassin sent by King Nasereddin Shah in 1852. Completed in 1590, the Fin Garden is the oldest existing garden in Iran.
- Address: Esfahan Kaixan Amir Kabir St, Iran
#8. Ji Chang Yuan, Jiangsu, China
Jichang Garden is one of the most beautiful and attractive gardens located inside Xuhui Park, east side of Huishan. It is close to Huishan Temple. Jichang Garden is a famed Chinese classical garden in South China, and it was claimed as a nationally protected location of historical and cultural relics on 13 January 1988.
#9. Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, Australia
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria are botanic gardens across two sites, Melbourne and Cranbourne. Melbourne Gardens was founded in 1846 when the land was reserved on the south side of the Yarra River for a new botanic garden. It extends across 38 hectares that slope to the river with trees, garden beds, lakes and lawns.it is one of the most beautiful and attractive gardens in the world.
- Address: Birdwood Ave, South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia
- Phone: +61 3 9252 2300
#10. Mirabell Gardens, Salzburg, Austria
Mirabell Palace is a historic building in the city of Salzburg, Austria. The palace with its gardens is a listed cultural heritage monument and part of the Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg UNESCO World Heritage Site. This garden is one of the most beautiful places in the world.
- Address: Mirabellplatz, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
- Architect: Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau