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10 Most beatuiful tree tunnels in the world
2016-12-20 17:30:14  Zhangjiajie Tourism Information Website  

5.The Dark Hedges,Northern Ireland

Tucked away in the county of Antrim,these beautiful beech trees are thought to be around 300 years old.According to local records,James Stuart planted the 150 beech trees in the 18th century, to impress guests as they approached his splendid property.Gracehill House.

Legend tells that the spirit of a maid,who lived in a neighboring mansion and died in mysterious circumstances hundreds of years ago,haunts the country road.”Grey Lady”silently floats along the road and quickly disappears as she reaches the last beech tree.

6.Yew Tree Tunnel,UK

The medieval Aberglasney House features one of the most beautiful gardens in Wales,UK.They have been an inspiration to writers since 1470.The Yew Tunnel is a popular tourist attraction in this area.Believe it or not,it took nine years of pruning to restore this unique archway.“Years of neglect had left it unsafe and with a perilous future, as the once formally clipped structure had grown even higher than the top of the Mansion itself.It is so nice to see it looking invigorated and healthy again,I had every confidence that with careful restoration it would help its future longevity,but I have to confess that it did look drastic at the time” declared Graham Rankin,one of Aberglasney’s directors.

The Yew Tunnel is thought to have been planted by the Dyer family of A berglasney,during the 18th century.

7.Ginkgo Tree Tunnel,Japan

Gingko biloba is a highly venerated tree in Japanese culture.Six ginkgo trees survived the Hiroshima bombing, continuing to grow despite facing so many challenges,and are 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”

Around 65,000 ginkgoes grace Tokyo’s streets,gardens and parks today.A ccording to some people who visited Tokyo,the tunnel you see in the above picture is located in the outer garden of Meiji Shrin.

8.Autumn Tree Tunnel,USA

Photographed in glorious autumn colors by Kevin McNeal,this tree tunnel is simply astonishing!The picture was taken 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.

9.Rua Gonçalo de Carvalho,Brasil

Number nine goes to Brazil’s green tunnel from Porto Alegre,Rua Gonçalo de Carvalho.A ccording to a decree signed in 2006 by former mayor Joseph Fogaça, this beautiful street is part of the country’s historical,cultural,ecological and environmental heritage.

There are more than one hundred towering Tipuana (Rosewood) trees along Rua Gonçalo de Carvalho.The great shade trees stretch over three city blocks, which is a good thing for the city’s overall health. Did you know that trees, properly planted around buildings, can reduce air conditioning demands by up to 30%?

10.Cherry Blossom Tunnel,Germany

Each spring,a peaceful street,located in the German city of Bonn,transforms into an enchanting cherry blossom tunnel.Photographer Marcel Bednarz captured this stunning sight of cherry blossoms in full bloom. He explained to me that there are actually two streets in Bonn where cherry trees are planted,but the one you see in the above picture is called Heerstraße.A s you may know, the average cherry blossom lasts only between 7 and 10 days, depending on weather conditions. 09 more after the break…

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