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Picture of the Temple of Aphrodite at Kykuit Gardens
April 17, 2013

Kykuit Gardens, New York

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The gardens of Kykuit, at the Rockefeller estate in Sleepy Hollow, New York, were planned for day or night display. A row of lindens leads to the perfection of the Temple of Aphrodite.

See more pictures from the March 2013 feature story "Night Gardens."

Watch a time-lapse sequence of a night-blooming water lily »
Go behind the scenes in a Q&A with Diane Cook and Len Jenshel »

Photograph by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel, National Geographic

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