The most beautiful spring garden in the world

Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands has more than 7 million tulips

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Keukenhof Gardens just outside Amsterdam, has been billed the most beautiful spring garden in the world by TripAdvisor reviewers - and this video gives a just a snapshot of its beauty.

With more than seven million tulips from 800 varieties spread over 32 hectares, the garden also one of the world's largest flower gardens, and thousands of visitors flock here every spring to admire the incredible displays.

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A visit here is a perfect day out for anyone visiting Amsterdam in the Spring. As well as the tulips, there are spectacular flower shows, surprising inspirational gardens, unique artwork and wonderful events (top tip: do not miss the Tulpomania exhibition in the Juliana Pavilion).

Keukenhof is situated in Lisse, which is just a short coach or bus ride from Amsterdam. The garden is also a big pull for children, as there's so much to keep them entertained, including are regular treasure hunts, a petting farm, maze and a playground.

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The garden only opens seven weeks a year. Dates for 2017 are 23 March - 21 May. So now's the time to take a trip to Amsterdam to feast your eyes on all these tulips.

As you wander the colorful gardens and pavilions, you'll also learn the story of the Dutch love affair with this perennial bulb; it rose to prominence during the Dutch Golden Age of the 1600s.

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