Spring has finally arrived, and that means that parks, yards, and other public green spaces will become lush with new flowers and growth. But in these magnificent gardens around the world, the beauty sticks around all year for us to enjoy.

From the legendary gardens of Versailles to some little-known but magnificent gardens in places like Thailand and China, these are some of the most amazing, diverse, well-tended gardens in the world. If the flowers haven’t bloomed in your part of the world just yet, get lost in the images below.

The Garden of the Sítio Roberto Burle Marx in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil contains five reflecting pools, a botanical-landscape collection, and foliage that takes the form of visual art throughout the space.


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