The five continents are full of sensational gardens, taking into account that it is impossible to include them all, I have made a small ranking of what I consider, they are the most beautiful gardens on the planet.
1- JARDINES DE KEUKENHOF
These colorful and extensive gardens are among the towns of Lisse y Hillegom (Holland), they have a large collection of flowers that together with the mills, fountains and avenues constitute a spectacular and artistic landscape, Admission is paid and they usually open between the end of March and the end of May, flowering season of tulips, crown our list of «The most beautiful gardens on the planet».
2- JARDINES BUTCHART
These fairytale gardens are one of the most beautiful on the planet, are in the town of Brentwood Bay in the British columbia, specifically in the Vancouver Island (Canada). They have been considered a National Historic Site of Canada, created by Jennie Butchart on a limestone canteen, the gardens will take you to Wonderland.
3- GARDENS OF VERSAILLES
Created by Louis XIV and belonging to Palace of Versailles, These French-style gardens are one of the most visited and beautiful on the planet with about six million visitors a year. A surface 800 hectares dotted with fountains and sculptures these fantastic gardens will take you back to the 17th century, along with his palace were declared in 1979 World Heritage.
4- GARDEN VILLA D´ESTE
This 16th century Renaissance garden is located in the town of Tivoli (Italy). The central axis of these gardens is water, there are numerous sources, waterfalls and water games due to uneven terrain. Strolling through these gardens with the sound of the water in the background is a real joy, they are considered one of the most beautiful gardens on the planet.
5- GARDEN CLAUDE MONET
This water garden is located in Giverny (France) and occupies a well-deserved fifth position among the most beautiful gardens on the planet. At work Monet during his last thirty years of life. Located in a meadow where a stream passes, here, Monet created a fantastic garden with a pond full of water lilies surrounded by willows, tropical trees, assorted flowers and shrubs, over the pond there is a cute little bridge. In addition, these gardens inspired several works by Monet as "The Japanese Bridge" O "The pond of the Nymphs", both works are in the Orsay Museum in Paris.
6- GARDEN OF THE POZAS DE XILITLA
These surreal and mysterious gardens are located in the middle of the jungle, In the town of Xilitla (Mexico). They were created by Edward James between the years 1960 and 1970. It consists of 36 integrated structures between waterfalls and natural pools, all created by the surreal mind of this eccentric character, turning the place into something spooky and beautiful.
7- SUZHOU GARDENS
They are a set of elegant and beautiful gardens located in the Chinese city of Suzhou. They were declared a World Heritage Site in 1997 and its classical architecture includes four elements; Water, rocks, pavilions and plants. Most of these gardens belonged to individuals, its name says it all as Suzhou means "earthly paradise", without a doubt one of the most beautiful gardens on the planet.
8- NONG NOOCH TROPICAL BOTANICAL GARDEN
It is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Thailand. This fantasy garden contains more than fifteen thousand different species and native plants. It consists of four zones; the french garden, the roman, the cactus garden and the famous orchid corner. This beautiful garden offers shows and elephant parades, it also has a small zoo a hotel and rental houses, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful gardens on the planet.
9- GARDENS OF GENERALIFE
The Muslim gardens of the Generalife were built between the 12th and 14th centuries and were the resting place of the reyes nazaríes. They are located on one of the slopes of Cerro del Sol next to the Alhambra in the city of Granada (Spain). These gardens are some of the most beautiful on the planet. They are formed by a set of buildings, courtyards and gardens.
10- YUYUAN GARDEN
Located in the center of Shanghai and built between the years 1559 and 1577, Yuyuan Garden is one of the most famous in China as well as one of the most beautiful gardens on the planet. It consists of an area of two hectares divided into several zones. In it you breathe tranquility and there is great harmony between the different pavilions, the lush vegetation and ponds.
11- VILLANDRY CHATEAU GARDENS
Located in the department of Indre and Loire (France), Vallandry gardens are in the Renaissance style and are divided into three levels that combine harmony, aesthetics and diversity. They include a water garden, ornamental flowers and a wide variety of vegetation, small bushes make up a series of patterns. He castle of Villandry It was declared a World Heritage Site and its gardens rank eleventh among the most beautiful gardens on the planet.
12- GARDENS OF THE REALES ALCÁZARES
Belonging to the Royal Alcazares of Seville (Spain), Arabic characters are mixed in these beautiful gardens, renaissance and modern. They are made up of palm trees, orange trees and lush green vegetation, all mixed with fonts, beautiful pavilions and great ornamentation. Its extraordinary beauty has served to become a filming set for the seasons 5 and 6 from the acclaimed series "Game of Thrones".