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Longwood Gardens

One of the world’s premier horticultural display gardens...

Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

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Located in Chester County, PA, about an hour outside of Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens showcases more than 9,000 species and varieties of plants spread out across more than 1,000 acres of gardens and elaborate horticultural displays.

This celebrated botanical garden attracts visitors from around the globe thanks to outdoor and indoor gardens, fountain shows, and picturesque meadows and woodlands.

The horticultural haven also hosts hundreds of events each year, including gardening demonstrations, educational programs, children’s activities, concerts and musical theater.

The institution was originally founded by Pierre du Pont in 1906 and has since become world-renowned for its dedication to botany, design, education and art.

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