The Botanical Gardens of Nikitsky in Crimea
Today we talk about the Botanical Gardens of Nikitsky in Crimea, one of the most beautiful places in Ukraine. Near the shores of the Black Sea in Ukraine, by the city of Yalta you will find these gordeous botanical gardens. In 1812 the Botanical Gardens of Nikitsky in Crimea was founded by Christian Steven, a Russian botanist.
The collection of plants and the garden have grown since the beginning. This amazing garden now covers 11 kilometers. The beautiful garden with its many plants, including some unique and rare plants, medicinal plants, as well as the variety of flowers and cacti is a wonderful place to visit and spend the day enjoying the scenery.
While strolling along the scenic paths you will see the rose gardens with a breathtaking and beautiful view of the mountains. There are more than 2000 kinds of roses to see in all colors. The paths take you through the sweet scented roses letting you enjoy not only the beauty but the wonderful scent also. Tulips are also plentiful in this gorgeous setting.
As you stroll through the garden the tulips in bloom are a sight to see with the colors blending together in the flower beds. You will also stroll among the colorful chrysanthemums which are splendid to see. The colors range from pink, yellow and orange and the show of colors when in bloom is quite wonderful. Other flowers in the gardens include lilies, carnations and fuchsias, each adding their own beauty.
Along with the amazing colors of the flowers you will see peaceful water ponds, fountains and water lilies. There are also many varieties of cacti which when in bloom are amazing to see. Palm and banana trees line some of the pathways along with other tropical plants. The trees in the garden include an oak that is 500 years old and a juniper that is 1000 years old. These majestic trees are among the many species from all over the world including fig, olive and almond trees.
With the variety of trees, cacti and flowers in the garden there is something in bloom at almost all times. Visiting the garden any time of year will be a great experience. The plants have a cover of snow in the winter transforming the garden to a winter wonderland.
The Botanical Gardens of Nikitsky in Crimea is also a scientific research center where they use the medicinal plants for herbs and tea. Spending a day at here will be a truly special experience.
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