April 24, 2024
France’s Jardin du Luxembourg voted Europe’s most beautiful garden

The Luxembourg Backyard (Jardin du Luxembourg) in Paris, France has been voted Europe’s most beautiful public park, and the third-most stunning in the world, in a new assessment of worldwide opinions.

The analyze, carried out by air good quality professionals House Contemporary, collated TripAdvisor opinions of community parks, and counted how a lot of occasions they ended up explained as “beautiful” by visitors. 

Luxembourg Backyard garden won out in Europe with 6,818 mentions. This places it in advance of the most stunning general public park in the US, Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Yard, which acquired 5,706 mentions.

It arrived in 3rd globally, driving the 2nd-most attractive park, Jardin Majorelle in Morocco (8,187), and Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, which was the throughout the world winner with 12,385 mentions.

The Jardin du Luxembourg is in Paris’ 6th arrondissement, and is the garden of the Luxembourg Palace. Get the job done on the gardens began in 1612, for Marie de’ Medici, the widow of King Henry IV.

Spanning 23 hectares, it includes lawns, promenades, tennis courts, flowerbeds, and a system of drinking water with a fountain, referred to as the Grand Bassin, moreover a number of other fountains dedicated to the Medicis.

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A look at of the Grand Bassin in front of the Palais du Luxembourg in the Jardin du Luxembourg

8 out of the best 20 parks in the review are in Europe. The others are: 

  • Tivoli Gardens, Denmark (3,806 mentions)
  • Keukenhof, Netherlands (2,719)
  • English Yard, Germany (2,647)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, England (2,092)
  • Princes Street Gardens, Scotland (1,930)
  • Monte Palace Madeira, Portugal (1,721)
  • Higher Barakka Gardens, Malta (1,249)

Luxembourg Gardens were being the only gardens in France to make the listing, though the Japanese Gardens in Monaco arrived some way at the rear of with 199 mentions.

Credit score: HouseFresh.com / ConnexionFrance

The major 10 most stunning gardens in the world 

  1. Gardens by the Bay, Singapore (12,385)
  2. Jardin Majorelle, Morocco (8,187)
  3. Luxembourg Gardens, France (6,818)
  4. Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Backyard garden, US (5,706)
  5. The Butchart Gardens, Canada (5,022)
  6. Kings Park and Botanic Back garden, Australia (4,451)
  7. Tivoli Gardens, Denmark (3,806)
  8. Kirstenbosch Nationwide Botanical Back garden, South Africa (3,444)
  9. Keukenhof, Netherlands (2,719)
  10. Christchurch Botanic Gardens, New Zealand (2,691)

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