Millions of tulips bloom in Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands for the 75th time

Keukenhof, one of the largest tulip gardens in the world, is opening for the 75th time in the Netherlands.

The garden is located in the northern city of Lisse, which receives more than one million Dutch and foreign tourists every year.

Due to the short lifespan of tulips, the Keukenhof Gardens are open from March 21st to May 12th, with April being the best time for the flowers to bloom.

Annemarie Gerards, head of the Keukenhof 75 project, told the media that gardeners planted 7 million tulip bulbs by hand from the first week of October to mid-December.

“We have about 600, maybe 800 varieties of tulips,” she said, adding that 80 percent of visitors are foreigners.

Russian tourist Yulia Mikhaylova told reporters that she came to Keukenhof to visit during her trip to the Netherlands.

“Colors bring me joy. Spring is here,” she said.

Charles Dudley from London said the bright colors of the tulips made them feel like they had been “painted”.

The 32-hectare garden has 40 gardeners and visitors can enjoy 15 kilometers (9 miles) of walking trails.

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