Sunday, 8 June 2014

Keukenhof Garden in the Netehrlands.

     Introduction: Have you ever dreamt of taking leisurely walks and wandering through picturesque gardens filled with brilliantly co-loured flowers? Well then look no more than a day trip to keukenhof in the Netherlands to fulfill your dreams.

        Keukenhof is incomparable, different and exclusive. A prodigious amount of amazing floral displays of unending varieties, juxtaposed with beautiful works of art. adds to its exclusiveness. Walking through the park is itself an amazing floral displays of unending varieties, juxtaposed with beautiful works of art, adds to its exclusiveness. Walking through the park is itself an amazing experience. Wherever you look, you see flowers, colours and patterns - a remarkable visual treat for the eyes.

      The Keukenhof gardens are home to a remarkably large number of tulips, numbering about seven million. The tulip varieties include some special hybrids that have been exclusively developed in the garden. Baba Yaga, the truly remarkable Russian black tulip, is one of its kind,which has been particularly developed and nurtured in the Keukenhof garden. The testimony to the popularity of this garden can be gauged by the fact that in the past sixty four years, over fifty million visitors from all over the world have ascertained and discovered the myriad attractions of Keukenhof.

       Established in 1949, the garden was set up mainly as a common platform for flower growers from the Netherlands as well as Europe to showcase their hybrid products, which would subsequently help the Dutch export industry. The garden has enjoyed the distinction of being the world's largest flower garden for over fifty years. With over seven million flower bulbs blooming over thirty hectares, there is nothing surprising about this. The garden is a riot of innumerable flowers, colours and patterns and the area is soaked with sights and smells of blossoming flowers.

         There are plenty of activities to indulge in at the gardens. One can either be there at the flower shows or encounter firsthand the current year's theme pavilion, or simply take pleasure in marveling at the various statues spread all over the park. Children can playfully loose themselves on a treasure hunt of explore the playground, petting zoo or hedge maze. One can also take a boat cruise or hire a bike to explore the scenic surroundings with its brilliantly colorful flower fields.

         Keukenhof Gardens are open every year for two months in the spring season (March to May) when the grounds come alive with a brilliant display of blooming flowers. During this time the garden sees millions of tourists visiting from all over the world. 

Keukenhof Garden in the Netehrlands.