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Thought to be situated somewhere in the Pyrenees, visitors speak of the breath-taking beauty of a chateau surrounded by formal gardens and lawns created out of the mountainous landscape by magic.

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This town in Mushishi season 2 episode 16 is full of canals and arranged like a formal garden. And many of the interstitial shots show it off beautifully, invoking the classic painting styles closely linked to garden design. Unlike most gardens, this village incorporates rice paddies seamlessly into its artful wetland aesthetic.

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wizarding school was an educational institution which provides magical instruction to young witches and wizards. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is the British wizarding school. The massive castle has extensive grounds with 142 staircases, which are known to move around. Beauxbatons Academy has a preponderance of French students. Situated somewhere in the Pyrenees, the breathtaking beauty of the chateau is surrounded by formal gardens created out of the mountainous landscape by magic. Durmstrang once had the darkest reputation of all eleven wizarding schools. Visitors, who must comply with memory charms to erase their knowledge of how they got there, speak of vast, sprawling grounds with many stunning views. As might be expected of a school part-founded by a No-Maj, Ilvermorny has the reputation of being one of the most democratic, least elitist of all the great wizarding schools.

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The breathtaking and expansive Gardens of the Chateau of Versailles, photographed from the air, are the epitome of French Formal Gardens. They were created by the great master architect-gardener Andre LeNotre who expanded techniques and elements he began at the Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte. The Sun King Louis XIV gave unprecedented power and resources that included the use of Army soldiers in clearing of woods, draining of swamps and digging lakes & canals. The gardens cover hundreds of square miles containing some 1400 fountains many of which still work and can be seen today.

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Académie de Magie Beauxbâtons

Thought to be situated somewhere in the Pyrenees, visitors speak of the breath-taking beauty of a chateau surrounded by formal gardens and lawns created out of the mountainous landscape by magic.