Undoubtedly, spring is the most cheerful season in the entire year. It is a fact that the season of spring and the blooming of beautiful flowers are inseparable. This is the time when you can experience the beauty of the visually appealing tulips in quite a few destinations across the world. An absolute treat to the eyes, the tulip gardens can easily be called one of the most priceless gifts of Mother Nature.
Here are the 6 loveliest tulip festivals in the world –
- Amsterdam Tulip Festival, Netherlands
The Amsterdam Tulip Festival is breathtaking beauty at its best. The festival is celebrated at 85 locations and you can see as many as 800,000 tulips. Also, it is highly recommended to visit the world-famous Keukenhof tulip gardens where around 7 million flower bulbs are planted every year. When you visit Keukenhof, you will realize how lucky you are as you will be surrounded by approximately 800 varieties of tulips.
- Albany Tulip Festival, New York
If you feel that New York is a city filled with only tall buildings, amazing nightlife and fashionable people, think again. There’s more to it than just the hustle and bustle of the city. You can look forward to the Albany Tulip Festival at the 81-acred Washington Park where you will find over 1,00,000 tulips in bloom. Besides, you can enjoy live music and entertainment, and also try some mouth-watering food out there.
- Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Festival, Srinagar (Kashmir)
The Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar, Kashmir is the largest tulip garden in Asia. It has a variety of flowers which includes around 15 lakh tulips of more than 60 varieties. The multi-coloured tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and ranunculus make this garden a must-visit place during spring.
- Canadian Tulip Festival, Ottawa
The Canadian Tulip Festival takes place in Canada’s capital city of Ottawa. You can bask in the unparalleled beauty of over one million tulips. Claiming to be the largest tulip festival in the world, you simply cannot miss out on the innovative tulip-inspired cuisines at this time. So, go on! Add some colour, fragrance and fun to your life.
- Tulip Time Festival, Holland (Michigan)
Every year, during the Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan, visitors get to see a display of over 5 million tulips. Add to that, the picturesque view of Lake Michigan. An unforgettable experience! Also, it had been heralded as the 2017-2018 Tulip Festival of the Year. Need we say more?
- Tesselaar Tulip Festival, Silvan (Australia)
True nature lovers will simply love being a part of the Tesselaar Tulip Festival held in Silvan, Victoria in Australia. You can enjoy the colour and fragrance of over 120 tulip varieties displayed on a 55-acre farm along with food, music and wine. A perfect way to savour spring and make the most of it down under!
The celebration of tulip festivals is like celebrating love and life. After all, what can be a better way to ring in the season of spring?