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The ancient history of development garden has been traced to the 2nd century. However, It is here that Emperor Jahangir built his celebrated Shalimar Bagh in 1619, his dream project to please his queen Nur Jahan. Located on the shores of Dal Lake, this beautifully terraced garden Shalimar Garden in Srinagar adds to the beauty of Kashmir. It is called Shalimar Bagh, in which "Bagh" would mean "garden" in Urdu.
The drive to Mirik from the Queen of the hills, Darjeeling, provides an experience of paradise as the car moves through lush green Pine tree forests winding its way downhill ..
The story of Indian art and sculpture dates back to the Indus valley civilization of the 2nd and 3rd millennium BC. These articles indicate the level of achievement that Indian art had attained in those days.
Capital of the Province of Buenos Aires, La Plata (just 50 minutes from Buenos Aires City, by car) is a still young city: its construction started in 1882, based in a modern and innovative urban planning project, whose main characteristics had influenced the construction of Belo Horizonte (Brazil), 15 years later. In this pic, a sight of "Plaza Moreno" (Moreno Square), with the City Hall on the back. La Plata worths a visit, for sure!
Here is another view of Curitiba, taken from the Botanical Garden, one of the city's top landmarks.
Inaugurated in 1954, Ibirapuera is São Paulo's most important urban park, a paulistanos' (São Paulo's citizens)favourite. It encompasses gardens, museums, exhibition halls and monuments. This pic shows the Monument to the Constitutional Soldier.
The Republic Museum gardens, in the district of Catete, stand as a popular strolling place among Rio's locals and visitors, specially on saturdays and sundays.
Here is part of the Republic Museum gardens, in the district of Catete. The "Museu da República" is a historical museum, housed in a former presidential palace (Palácio do Catete). The museum and its gardens are very popular, specially on saturdays and sundays.
Here is a partial view of Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) gardens, a peaceful park where the famous Kyoto's landmark is located.
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