The baroque garden and park ensemble of Herrenhausen in Hannover is a remarkable example of the traditional art of landscape gardening.
The baroque garden ensemble, one of the greatest and most beautiful in Germany, was founded in 1666 by Duke Johann Friedrich of Calenberg. Its preservation and further development are owed mainly to one remarkable woman: Sophie, princess-elect of...
The Boston Garden was an arena in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Designed by boxing promoter Tex Rickard, who also built the third iteration of New York's Madison Square Garden, it opened on November 17, 1928 as "Boston Madison Square Garden" (later shortened to just "Boston Garden") and outlived its original namesake by some 30 years.
A 42 hectare botanical garden with over 18,000 species of plants. The oldest botanical garden in Germany was founded by the king in the 17th century as a place to grow medicinal plants and vegetables, The garden fell into decay and was restored after 1801 by the botanist Carl Ludwig Willdenow.
The beach at Santos, Brazil, is bordered by a garden 5.3 km (3.3 miles) long. It has a total area of 218,800 sq m (2,355,143 sq ft) and the green belt is separated by six canals.
The garden is so gigantic that it has 38 people looking after it all year round. The first part of the garden was completed in 1939 by the Czechoslovakian gardener Carlos Colarquis. In the 1950s, the siz...
The Music Garden - The internationally renowned cellist Mr. Yo-Yo Ma, working with landscape designer Julie Moir Messervy to interpret in nature the music of Bach's first suite, approached the city of Boston, Massachusetts to create an actual garden based on The Music Garden. When the Boston site fell through, Toronto Parks and Recreation enthusiastically embraced the project.
Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin situated in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures.
The castle was built from 1697. The garden was built 1752. The garden have french and english elements and is one of the biggest ones in Europe. A special feature is the turkish garden with a real mosque from the 18. century. In the gearden you find several roman style temples (minerva, merkur, apollo).
Rock in Rio was the biggest rock festival held in Brazil and also in Portugal. Three incarnations of the festival were realized in Rio de Janeiro, in 1985, 1991 and 2001 and two in Lisbon, in 2004 and 2006.
Chimney Rock is a famous, prominent geological formation in Morrill County in western Nebraska. Rising nearly 300 feet (91 m) above the surrounding North Platte River valley, the peak of Chimney Rock is 4,226 feet (1,288 m) above sea level. During the middle 19th century it served as a landmark along the Oregon Trail, the California Trail, and the Mormon Trail, which ran along the north side of...
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