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A must visit PARADISE – KEW GARDENS, LONDON

 

The Royal Botanic Garden of Kew is a peaceful retreat just minutes from the madness of the big city. This impressive green space outside London d ata eighteenth century, reaching the status of a national botanical garden in 1840. They have been adding new structures and increasing its size to 120 hectares today. Here grow 40,000 varieties of plants, among which is a very important collection of orchids.
In addition to gardening is an important scientific institution , a leading center in botanical research. It has one of the most important seed banks in the world. It is also a place of learning for professionals and, of course, a leisure center for fans .

Among the constructions are several greenhouses, such as the Palm House, the Temperate House or the flirty Waterlyly House. The Princess of Wales Conservatory recreates up to ten climatic zones with different species . Also interesting are its two palaces and museums, the pagoda or the Japanese gate. And its herbarium or library is no less important.

In these Kew Gardens there are various events throughout the year, such as summer concerts.
To get there you can use the train or the metro from London.