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Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Top 10 Most Beautiful Tree Tunnels


Trees are one of the best gift of nature to planet earth.  They give us beauty and protect our environment by providing color, shelter, and shade. They renew our air supply by soaking up carbon dioxide and producing oxygen. The most beautiful view of tree is provided by cherry trees, jacarandas, old beech trees  because they form a tree tunnel. In the following there is list of top 10 beautiful tree tunnels from all over the world,

10. Cherry Blossom Tunnel, Germany

This beautiful tree tunnel is located in the German city of Bonn. Each spring, a peaceful street transforms into a charming cherry blossom tunnel, also called Heerstraße. The average cherry blossom lasts only between 7 and 10 days, depending on weather conditions.

9. Rua Gonçalo de Carvalho, Brazil

This green tunnel called Rua Gonçalo de Carvalho is located in Porto Alegre, Brazil. This beautiful street is part of the country’s historical, cultural, ecological and environmental heritage.

8. Autumn Tree Tunnel, USA

This tree tunnel is simply astonishing. Its real beauty comes in autumn.  This tree tunnel is located on the way up to Smuggler’s Notch, a Vermont state park.The eye-catching foliage starts changing its color in the northern region, in response to many environmental factors, and spreads south as the fall season advances.

7. Ginkgo Tree Tunnel, Japan

Gingko biloba is a highly recognized tree in Japanese culture. This ginkgo tree survived the Hiroshima bombing and is still alive today. Therefore, the Japanese regard the gingko as “the bearer of hope”. It is also known as “the survivor” or “the living fossil.”

6. Yew Tree Tunnel, UK

The Yew Tunnel is located in one of the most beautiful gardens in Wales, UK. The Yew Tunnel is a popular tourist attraction in this area. The Yew Tunnel is have been planted by the Dyer family of Aberglasney, during the 18th century.

5. The Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges is located in Antrim, Ireland. These beautiful beech trees are around 300 years old. James Stuart planted the 150 beech trees in the 18th century, to impress guests as they approached his splendid property, Gracehill House.

4. Bamboo Path, Japan

Bamboo Path is located in the nationally-designated historic Sagano Bamboo Forest in Arashiyama, Japan. The pathway in the above picture is 500m long and runs through one of Japan’s most beautiful bamboo forests. The Agency for Cultural Affairs declared Arashiyama a “Place of Scenic Beauty”.

3. Tunnel of Love, Ukraine

The Tunnel of Love is located in a small city, Klevan in western Ukraine. It has a two-mile sector of private railway that serves a woodworking plant. It is said by the locals that couples pass through this romantic tunnel to make a wish if their love is strong and pure, the wish will come true.

2. Jacarandas Walk, South Africa

This spectacular tree tunnel is located either in Johannesburg. In the month of October the flowers of thousands of Jacaranda trees are in full blossom the Jacaranda City where 70,000+ Jacarandas add vivid splashes of purple-blue to the urban landscape.

1. Wisteria Tunnel, Japan

Wisteria Tunnel located in Kitakyushu, Japan. As the cherry blossom season ends, different species of wisteria create a ceiling of flowers that drape the Wisteria Tunnel of Kawachi Fuji Gardens. The Fuji Matsuri, or Wisteria Festival, is celebrated each spring in Tokyo, Shizuoka, and Okazaki.

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