The gardens of the Villa d’Este had a profound influence on the development of garden design throughout Europe. They are among the earliest and finest of the giardinidellemeraviglie and symbolize the flowering of Renaissance culture. Its innovative design along with the architectural components in the garden (fountains, ornamental basins, etc.) makes this a unique example [...]
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The hanging gardens of Babylon are considered to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Although a lot has been said and written about these legendary gardens, it still remains mysterious and unidentified for thousands.