If you treat your tiny apartment like the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, it makes sense to get inspired by the great outdoors on your next getaway. And while you can get to grips with a region’s history through its museums and galleries, you’ll really see where it all started by getting up close to its native flora. At these drop-dead gorgeous botanical gardens, you can fill your mind with facts as well as filling your camera roll with enviable snaps. Step aside, macramé plant hangers; it’s time to discover cherry blossom in Tokyo and cacti in Colombia with our list of the world’s best botanical gardens.
Worldwide The best botanical gardens in the world