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Garden tourism

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Garden tourism

Garden tourism is a type of niche tourism involving visits or travel to landscape manager.

Tourists at the Keukenhof Gardens
The list of famous gardens which attract garden tourists from afar includes:

Michel de Montaigne was one of the earliest garden tourists to record his impressions of gardens (c1580). John Evelyn also recorded his visits to gardens in France and Italy, as did Fynes Moryson. At the start of the 21st century Britain had the largest number of gardens open to the public for tourist visits: over 3,500 gardens are listed in Gardens of England and Wales Open for Charity (the 'Yellow Book').

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