March 31, 2013

Kykuit Gardens, New York

Photograph by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel, National Geographic

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To know Kykuit, said William Welles Bosworth, who designed its gardens, “one must experience  … late evening when all is peacefully eloquent."

See more pictures from the March 2013 feature story "Night Gardens."


Watch a time-lapse sequence of a night-blooming water lily »
Go behind the scenes in a Q&A with Diane Cook and Len Jenshel »

11 comments
Barbara Ewart
Barbara Ewart

Is this lovely garden on the Rockefeller Estate in upstate NewYork? 

Shannon T
Shannon T

What a peaceful looking place. I would love to roam through there alone with my own thoughts. Beautiful shot.

K. Vitug
K. Vitug

The architecture of  the shade next to the statue has an application of 'chinoiserie' - application of Chinese ornamentation and orientations to certain buildings, making it a perfect match w/ the scene :)

Nicky C.
Nicky C.

I love it. It makes me feel I'm a child once again, when I first laid my eyes on the world.

Once again
Once again

nice place to have some thinking .

Juanito B.
Juanito B.

This shot transcends you to Roman era

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