The World's Most Stunning Gardens (PHOTOS)

11/19/2010 10:11 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

There is something very special about visiting a well-manicured garden. Walking about the grounds, you can tell how much effort and love was put into maintaining it.

Luckily, the art of a good garden has not been lost with time. Here are 18 simply stunning gardens around the world. So go ahead and catch a city break (or even a whole vacation) in these incredible places around the world.

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