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Let’s know about the most beautiful streets of the world.

 

 

1. Tetsugaku no michi, Japan:  This street is located in the Japanese city of Kyoto. It is 1.2 mile long Street and is. The cherry tree lined road runs parallel to a canal and past Ginkaku –ji temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. To enjoy the beauty of this street in fullest visit in April, when the road’s overhanging trees are in full bloom.

 

2. York, England: The buildings that line Shambles were erected as far back as the 14th century. The charming timber framed buildings bend and at times hang over the cobblestones street below.

 

3. Calleja de las Flores, Spain: This is a narrow street that runs right into a plaza. The charming Spanish street is very typical of the region with its many flowers and white washed walls.

 

4. La Boca, Buenos Aires: The building of this street still reflect much of their late 19th century story. From the Italian city of Genoa many European immigrants arrived at that time and many of them became dockworkers. With their poor income they built their homes with thin pieces of corrugated sheet metals from the docks and coated with the leftover paint. When one color ran out they had no other way except finishing the rest with another. And as a result the colorful neighborhood born naturally. The multicolor homes that line the La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires were built that way.

 

5. San Francisco’s Lombard Street: It has become one of the city’s most visited sites. It was completed in 1922 and the aim was to slow cars down on its steep hill. Tourists gather to watch as drivers make their way through the hairpin turns and are advised to drive at 5mph.

 

6. The streets of Chefchaouen, Morocco: These streets also have some history. The street is in a small city in northwest Morocco. It was founded in 1471 and once the city was used as a fortress for exiles from Spain. Over the centuries many Jews moved to Chefchaouen. They believed that using Blue dye would remind people “God’s Power”. So this city is famous for their different shades of blue.

 

7. Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusia, Spain:  The city is known for its wine. A Street in the historic center is shaded by grape leaves from vines grown along the surrounding walls here.

 

8. Lijiang, China: This is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The street is in 1000 year old town in Lijiang, China that is famous for its orderly canals and walkways.

 

9. Champs-Elysees, Paris: This is one of the most famous streets in the world. Here you can see beautifully manicured trees line that is 1.2 mile long avenue which stretches from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc d Triomphe.

 

10. Agueda, Portugal: The view of this city in each summer is amazing. The Umbrella sky project began in 2011 as a part of the Portuguese annual Agitagueda Art Festival. In summer when the temperatures soar, the streets feature canopies of colorful umbrellas that provide shade to the pedestrians below.

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