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Kirstenbosch wins international garden of the year

Tree canopy at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.
Tree canopy at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Image by Meraj Chhaya / CC BY 2.0

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town was announced as the garden of the year at the 2015 International Garden Tourism Awards. The award was presented in Toronto, Canada by the International Garden Tourism Network (IGTN). Nine awards were announced by the IGTN, with gardens in British Columbia (Canada), Japan, UK, Belgium, Thailand, Dubai, Netherlands and USA also honoured. Read more: allafrica.com