The Schoonoord historical garden is a beautiful time capsule of an early 19th-century private garden.
The area of the park stems back to the 17th-century when it was a regularly flooding meadow full of tall grass and rodents. This was generally not liked by the people who lived there and in the early 18th century the place was reclaimed from the water. This resulted in a beautiful piece of land that quickly got surrounded by villas and mansions creating a large private garden.
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