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Old May 20th, 2011, 09:59 AM   #1
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Kew Gardens, London, UK

Some photos (all taken by me) of the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew.

It's a beautiful spot and so tranquil despite being just 16km (10 miles) from the centre of London.

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The Palm House - the iconic symbol of Kew.

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The Pagoda

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Cedar Vista - looking towards the Pagoda

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Syon Vista - looking towards the Palm House

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Kew Palace

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The Orangery (now a cafe/restaurant)

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The Lake

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Waterlily Pond

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Spring Blossom

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Japanese Gateway
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Old May 20th, 2011, 04:12 PM   #2
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On a fine day Kew can be extremely popular!

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The Campanile Water Tower

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The Princess of Wales Conservatory - named after Princess Augusta who married Frederick, Prince of Wales, in 1736 and who founded the Gardens. Opened by Diana, Princess of Wales in 1987.

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The Temperate House
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Old May 20th, 2011, 09:09 PM   #3
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Really good, one of London's best parks.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 05:46 AM   #4
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wow! nice shots.
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Old May 21st, 2011, 08:59 AM   #5
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Fantastic shots of a beautiful park! When did you take the photos?
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Old September 25th, 2011, 06:49 PM   #6
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Quote:
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Fantastic shots of a beautiful park! When did you take the photos?
April 2011.

Here are some more photos taken today:

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'Elizabeth Gate' on Kew Green. Formerly 'Main Gate' it was renamed in 2012 to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

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The Nash Conservatory

Previously known as the Architectural Conservatory, this is the oldest of the 19th Century glasshouses at Kew. It was originally one of two pavilions designed by John Nash for the gardens at Buckingham Palace, but William IV moved this one to Kew in 1836.

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The Davies Alpine House

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The Princess of Wales Conservatory. Named after Princess Augusta who married Frederick, Prince of Wales, in 1736 and who founded the Gardens. Opened by Diana, Princess of Wales in 1987.

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Kew Gardens are under one of the main approaches into London's Heathrow Airport, which is 11.25km away.
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Old September 26th, 2011, 08:55 AM   #8
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Awesome photos of Kew Gardens.....thanks.
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Hi everyone! I would like to share my photos from Kew Gardens. Enjoy!















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First weekend of September in Kew Gardens.







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Old September 10th, 2012, 06:49 PM   #11
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Lovely, very nice photos from Kew gardens in London
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Few shots of Kew Gardens in Autumn.





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