Traveling can be a wonderful activity for anyone who wants to experience unforgettable memories in their lifetime. Aside from that, it can also be a way to learn different things that this beautiful Earth has to offer. After all, our planet has different places with rich historical background that one can learn through exploration and visitation. That is why traveling with Peak Performance Tours to different historical places and cultures is not just for fun but for learning as well.
One exploration that you can do if you like flowers and garden is to visit the different popular and historical gardens that can be found all over the world. These gardens which were built years ago prove that human being has been building and creating a garden for so many years. Gardening is an art, and this has been proven by this list of the 7 best gardens that you might want to visit.
Kenrokuen, Kanazawa, Japan
This is the best place to visit, especially during student travel tours as it was built more than 200 years ago. The Kenrokuen garden symbolizes how Japanese gardens are meticulously created by finding an ideal landscape in a particular space. This particular garden is one of the three great gardens of Japan alongside Korakuen in Okayama and Kairukuen in Mito.
Keukenhof, Lisse, Netherlands
This is one of the biggest flower gardens around the world with nearly 80 acres of land area. With such a massive area, a total of 7 million plants are being planted each year in order to have a spectacular spring blossom. Since the garden is located in the Netherlands, it is normal for you to find a lot of tulips inside. The garden is only open from March until May every year.
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya, Thailand
This is the only historical botanical garden that can be found in Thailand. Thais Pisit and Nongnooch Tansacha bought a total of 600 acres of land for fruit plantation purposes in 1954. However, the said plan did not push through and instead, they decided to use the land for conservation. In 1980, they opened their tropical garden to the public after years of flower conservation.
Gardens of Versailles, Versailles, France
The Chateau of Versailles is one of the top gardens all over the world. It has a total land area of around 2,000 acres; the current landscape of the garden was designed by gardener Andre Le Notre. Notre, a famous gardener, was commissioned by Louis XIV to design the garden in 1861. An estimated 6 million people are visiting the famous garden every year.
Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom
This place is not just a mere garden as it is also a research institution that employs hundreds of researchers and scientists. The beautiful garden is also home to over 40,000 different species of plants and a number of historical buildings such as the Victorian-era Palm house.
Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, New York
This is a 52-acre garden that is located inside the heart of Brooklyn, New York. The garden is popular with its 200 cherry trees that will be in full display during the month-long blossom festival.
Jarden Marjorelle, Marrakech, Morocco
This garden was crafted by French painter Jacques Majorelle for nearly four decades inside his villa in Marrakech, Morocco. This garden was eventually bought by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge in 1980.
The list of gardens above is a must-visit if you like flowers and historical gardens. All these beautiful gardens will give educational information to visitors and tourists alike.