The most beautiful tunnels of trees
Many of us, especially those living in big cities, are sorely lacking in the life of nature. Therefore, it is so unusually pleasant to walk along the fabulous living corridor of woven crowns of trees, literally plunging into nature with the head, be it a street in the center of a busy city, a park or a forest.
We present you the top ten most beautiful tunnels of trees from around the world. Some of them are created in a natural way, others - with the participation of man, but they are all equally beautiful and beckon into their green or blossoming “embraces”.
1. Tunnel blooming cherry, Germany.
The tunnel of cherry trees is certainly worth a visit to this street in Bonn. Flowering cherries create an amazing pink vaulted passage for 7-10 days, depending on the weather.
2. Gonçalu di Covallo Street, Brazil.
Under the arch of giant Tipuana trees (or “rose tree”), which are more than a hundred on this street in Porto Alegre, you can spend a whole day.In 2006, the mayor of the city of José Fogaza declared the street part of the historical, cultural and ecological heritage of Brazil.
3. Tunnel of autumn trees, USA.
These trees, growing in Vermont Park in Smugglers' Gorge, literally glow with all the colors of autumn. The “presentation” starts on a more northern stretch and gradually moves south during the season.
4. Tunnel of Ginkgo trees, Japan.
Gingko biloba trees are among the most respected in Japan. Some of these trees suffered atomic bombing in Hiroshima. They are called "symbol of hope" or "living minerals."
5. Tunnel yew, UK.
The yew tunnel in Wales has inspired writers since 1470. The medieval House of Aberglasney, in the garden of which there is a tunnel, is now a popular tourist destination. However, earlier as a result of abandonment the tunnel was almost destroyed. It took 9 years to restore this natural corridor.
6. Dark Fence, Northern Ireland.
This mysterious tunnel as if descended from the cover of the book. James Stewart planted beeches as early as the 18th century in order to impress his guests at the entrance to his home Grayschil.Also here goes the legend of a certain Gray Lady - a ghost of a maid living in a tunnel, who lived in a nearby mansion and died under mysterious circumstances.
7. Bamboo passage, Japan.
This tunnel is located in the Sagano bamboo forest in the historical area of Arashiyama. The Ministry of Culture of Japan announced Arashiyama "a place of picturesque landscape." Not far from this forest are also famous temples and tombs. In Japan, it is considered necessary to keep the sound of the wind swinging tall bamboo trees.
8. Tunnel of love, Ukraine.
According to legend, couples need to drive through this tunnel and make a wish. If their love is strong and pure enough, the desire will be fulfilled. The tunnel is a section of a private railway used by a woodworking plant located near the town of Klevan in western Ukraine. The train passes here three times a day, hurry up to buy a ticket!
9. Jacarandova Alley, South Africa.
If you like lilac color - this tunnel is for you! In Johannesburg, there is a man-made forest of more than 10 million trees. Tropical trees, including 49 species of jacaranda (rosewood), were brought to South Africa from Uruguay, Brazil, Peru and Argentina.In October, when the trees are blooming, the ground is covered with blue and lilac petals.
10. The tunnel wisteria, Japan.
Walking through this tunnel of wisteria, you can feel like a real royal person. Wisteria flowers hanging in clusters, like grapes, begin to bloom as soon as the cherries fade. Every spring, the Japanese celebrate the Fuji Matsuri (or Wisteria Festival) in Tokyo, Shizouk and Okazaki. In the Ashikag park of flowers, you can simultaneously see the most varieties of wisteria.