7. Roy­al Gar­dens of Her­ren­hausen in Han­over

Not only is the Grosser Garten the beating heart of the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen in Hanover, it’s also one of the most remarkable Baroque gardens in the whole of Europe. Around 100 gardeners tend to the grounds every year. Martin Elsen’s aerial photos prove their efforts are worth it. You can see the attention to detail everywhere you look. Visitors to the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen never cease to be amazed at all the Baroque ornaments, impressive fountains, magnificent sculptures and the many native and exotic plants on display here.