Scenic USA - Missouri
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Earning a rare distinction, the Missouri Botanical Gardens in Saint Louis is rated among the top botanical gardens of the world. Founded over 150 years ago, the gardens continue to inspire its guests with year 'round events and outstanding theme gardens. Within its 79 acres, in which garden guests are known to get lost, are the Chinese Garden, English Woodlands Garden, Ottoman Garden and the Victorian District. The Japanese Garden area covers 14 acres and is the regarded as largest strolling garden in North America. The grounds are also enhanced with nearly 5000 trees, with some specimens dating back to the 19th century and the garden's beginnings.
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