7 Stunning Parks That Will Blow You Away

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Parks are pieces of nature that stand the test of time when man-made kingdoms rise and fall around them. Parks are enjoyed by everyone in the family for the serenity and oneness with nature. Here are 7 most beautiful parks around the world…

1. Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne

 

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This 38 hectare landscaped garden are world renowned for its beauty and existence of varied flora. What makes this place more picturesque is its location to the south of River Yarra along the banks. Like other beautiful landscaped places, the garden also allows weddings and gatherings as venues.


2. Villa Doria Pamphili, Rome

 

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It is a 17th century villa and the biggest landscaped public park in Italy attracting lakhs of visitors every year. It was the family villa of Pamphilli, after the death of last in line, was passed on to Prince Giovanni. But it still retains the original family name.

 

3. Forest Park, St. Louis – Illinois

 

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This park at Illinois, USA is a public park that opened in 1876 and was the host of the 1904 summer Olympics and hence is a historically important place. Ever since 2000, there has be 100 million dollar worth of restoration activities going on in the park to preserve the varied of species of flora and fauna that call it their home.
 

4. Luxembourg gardens, Paris

 

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Jardin du Luxembourg or Luxembourg gardens is the 2nd largest public park in Paris, France. Some of the trees of the garden have been planted as early as 1612 by Marie de Medici, the widow of Henry IV. In honor of her, there still is a Medici fountain in the park. The garden features many fountains, lawn ornaments and beautiful statues.
 

5. Royal National City Park, Stockholm

 
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Established in 1995, it is the world’s first national city park. As it is located at the heart of the city, the park forms a unique historical landscape of forests, open land, beach and buildings. 
 

6. Hyde Park, London

 

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Hyde Park is one of the biggest parks in England and one of the Royal parks in London that is famous for its Speaker’s corner. It was the site of the Great Exhibition if 1851 and still is the venue of all big scale demonstrations. Hyde Park is the largest of four parks which form a chain from the entrance of Kensington Palace through Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, via Hyde Park Corner and Green Park (19 hectares), past the main entrance to Buckingham Palace and then on through Saint James’s Park (23 hectares) to Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall.
 

7. Park Guell, Barcelona

 
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Park Guell is a garden complex with architectural elements situated in Barcelona, Spain. It was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 to 1914. It has an extension of 17.18 hectares which makes it one of the largest architectural works in south Europe. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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