The Beautiful Streets Around the World That Are Anything But ‘Postcard-Perfect’


Beautiful Streets Around The World

Just in case you thought streets are nothing beyond mere roads that is forever thronged by public and cars, there are some awe-inspiring streets in the world which spell beauty and charm like nothing. In order for a street to be called beautiful and pretty, it doesn’t have to dole out a history trail from the ancient centuries, or be painted like in the storybooks or photo edited images of Pinterest and Instagram, but it can look pretty even with the natural and amazing features that it holds, like that of Bonn’s cheery blossomed tunnel in Germany which makes up for a perfect appearance.

Here are some of the notable and enticing streets from around the world, that deserves to be explored and enjoyed:

Tetsugaku, Japan

Tetsugaku in Japan
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Situated in the city of Japan, the 1.2-mile elongated street is dotted with aligned cherry-trees and spans along the canal and UNESCO World Heritage Site enlisted Temple of Ginkaku-Ji. However, the best time to chance upon this beautiful street is during the month of April, when the street is overshadowed with the trees that overhang from above, giving a total pristine appearance.

Shambles, New York

Shambles in New York
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New-York’s Shambles street is adorned with a sky-rocketing building that hails back from the early 14th century. What makes the street an attractive one is the alluring building framed with timber that can also bend and hang over the narrowed street below.

Steiner Street, San Francisco

Steiner Street San Francisco
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The Steiner Street earned famed right from the time when it got telecasted in the movies like Mrs, Doubtfire, back in the year of 1993 and in a television daily named Full Houses. Also, the houses on this street, sharing vicinity with the Alamo Square in San Francisco have crept to become one of the iconic landmarks, grabbing thousands of visitors each year. The Edwardian and Victorian styled homes are painted, in a way, so as to bring forth that ‘pastel effect’.

Calleja de las Flores, Cordoba, Spain

Calleja de las Flores, Cordoba, Spain
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This cobbled street housed under Cordoba’s Andalusian city runs into a plaza. The Spanish street is more so famous for its white-washed walls adorned with flowers. This street is one of its kinds in the Spanish city, because of its uniqueness and awesomeness.

La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina

La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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When it comes to a storybook street, nothing beats the awesomeness of La Boca which is beautified by the multi hued homes of Argentina and does depict the ag-old history of the late 19th century. The various and quirky colored homes have been brought into being by the European immigrants who came here to settle down and is believed to have made their homes out of corrugated metal sheets and coated them with leftover paint, given their indispensable income. When one layer of the color of worn off, they would paint one more coat using another color, thus giving birth to one of the most colorful neighborhoods of Argentina.

Lombard Street, San Francisco

Lombard Street, San Francisco
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One of the most sought streets in the city of San Francisco, the Lombard street is world famous and helps the tourists to marvel at the driver’s ability to turn the cars like a pro, at the hairpin turns and bends. Initially built to help the cars slow down, this street is albeit San Francisco’s pride.

These were some of the most beautiful and picture-perfect streets of the world are can arguably re-define the meaning of street.

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