The World’s Five Most Beautiful Gardens

Published March 14, 2012
Updated April 22, 2019

The World’s Most Beautiful Gardens: Versailles, France

Gardens of Versailles

Andre Le Notre built the amazing gardens located at the Palace of Versailles for King Louis XIV. Thousands of men were employed to help complete the enormous gardens, with the earth and trees brought in from all over France.

Garden of Versailles

Beautiful Gardens of Versailles Photograph

Katsura Imperial Villa, Japan

Katsura Imperial Villa Japan

Japan’s most famous gardener, Kobori Enshu, designed the Katsura Imperial Villa gardens. The garden was designed for strolling, with the view changing at every turn.

Beautiful Gardens Katsura Imperial Villa

Katsura Imperial Villa Photograph

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