Keukenhof is the world’s largest flower garden. Located in Lisse, Netherlands, it means “kitchen garden” in Dutch and is also known as the garden of Europe. This 32 hectare garden with more than 7 million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths offers a rainbow that can be touched. Here I present a photo essay of the world’s most beautiful spring garden.

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Keukenhof – the world’s most beautiful spring garden

Keukenhof - World's largest flower garden in Lisse, Netherlands - A photo essay, Travel Realizations, Tulip Garden

Keukenhof garden in the Netherlands

A Color stands abroad
On Solitary Fields
That Science cannot overtake
But Human Nature feels!

Keukenhof - World's largest flower garden in Lisse, Netherlands - A photo essay, Travel Realizations, Tulip Garden

A rainbow of colors

There is no time like Spring,
When life’s alive in everything!

Keukenhof - World's largest flower garden in Lisse, Netherlands - A photo essay, Travel Realizations, Tulip Garden

I named this combination Fire and Peace.

When proud-pied April, dressed in all his trim,                              hath put a spirit of youth in everything!

Keukenhof - World's largest flower garden in Lisse, Netherlands - A photo essay, Travel Realizations, Tulip Garden

Delftware exhibit in Keukenhof garden

Every spring is the only spring,                                                           a perpetual astonishment!

Keukenhof - World's largest flower garden in Lisse, Netherlands - A photo essay, Travel Realizations, Tulip Garden

A Dutch idyll of nature!

Spring- an experience in immortality!

Keukenhof - World's largest flower garden in Lisse, Netherlands - A photo essay, Travel Realizations, Tulip Garden

Picture-book scenery!

The coming in of spring is like the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos!

 

Keukenhof - World's largest flower garden in Lisse, Netherlands - A photo essay, Travel Realizations, Tulip Garden

Tulip fields!

I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden!

 

Keukenhof - World's largest flower garden in Lisse, Netherlands - A photo essay, Travel Realizations, Tulip Garden

Savoring the moment is important, tomorrow isn’t guaranteed to anyone!

Come, gentle Spring! Ethereal Mildness! Come.

 

Keukenhof - World's largest flower garden in Lisse, Netherlands - A photo essay, Travel Realizations, Tulip Garden

Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?

 

And Spring arose on the garden fair,
Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere;
And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast,
Rose from the dreams of its wintry rest!

 

Keukenhof - World's largest flower garden in Lisse, Netherlands - A photo essay, Travel Realizations, Tulip Garden

Love is what you need! Isn’t it?

 

Keukenhof - World's largest flower garden in Lisse, Netherlands - A photo essay, Travel Realizations, Tulip Garden

Dew on the petals of those tulips whispered in my ears, enjoy every moment to your fullest since life is nothing but a waft of breath.

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Sometimes spring comes like a train; it takes me afar. Sometimes spring comes to me like a destination, where I can rest. This spring gifted me rest. Adieu Keukenhof, until next time!

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Chirasree Banerjee

Hello. My name is Chirasree. I have been traveling for almost 11 years to places all over the world. I enter into a separate reality during my travels and enjoy the allure of escape from the mundane. I seek beauty through nature and human-made creations. Because beauty is powerful. I seek knowledge. I observe, absorb, and write about the places I visit and the profound realizations and inspirations that each place has to offer.