The Japanese observe the spring blossoms as a part of hanami - the appreciation of the transient beauty - but you don‘t need a deep, philosophical meaning to enjoy a leisurely stroll down these picturesque streets. And for those of us still in the icy grip of winter, they‘re a nice reminder of the coming spring.

Walking down such a street can be mesmerizing, but there are practical advantages, too. Apparently, tree-lined streets help with all sorts of heat-related urban problems, increase evapotranspiration (evaporation and transpiration from the Earth's surface) and encourage walking and cycling.

This list is by no means complete, so if you have your own photos of beautiful streets, please add them - don't be shy!

#1 Molyvos, Lesvos, Greece

Molyvos, Lesvos, Greece

Jay21310 Report

Mow 1 year ago

My favorite place on Lesvos...

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#2 Bonn, Germany

Bonn, Germany

Adas Meliauskas Report

XarKons 1 year ago

beautifull tree. what's the name of it?

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#3 Tunnel Of Love, Romania, Caras-severin

Tunnel Of Love, Romania, Caras-severin

descoperaromania.org Report

YukiIulia 1 year ago

i'm from caras-severin and i'm glad to see this post, i'm proud! :)

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#4 Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden

Hector Melo Report

Mow 1 year ago

Magical

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#5 Valencia, Spain

Valencia, Spain

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KatieGoldsmith 1 year ago

wow, a wedding under that would be beautiful or pictures.

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#6 Grafton, Nsw Australia

Grafton, Nsw Australia

www.owenwilson.com.au Report

Mow 1 year ago

Absolutely gorgeous! !!

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#7 Nafplio, Peloponnese, Greece

Nafplio, Peloponnese, Greece

Wilson Lu Report

AustinNguyen 1 year ago

Hey that's my backyard!

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#8 Cullinan, South Africa

Cullinan, South Africa

Elizabeth Kendall Report

Mow 1 year ago

Beautiful color!

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#9 Spello, Italy

Spello, Italy

Nicoletta Report

BettyHause 1 year ago

what a lot of dedicated work by some wonderful human's hands & mother nature's kiss!

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#10 Porto Alegre, Brazil

Porto Alegre, Brazil

Porto Alegre, Brazil

Stephen Messenger Report

Mow 1 year ago

Majestic trees

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#11 Taiwan

Taiwan

Sue Hsu Report

CaseyWong 1 year ago

where was this picture taken in Taiwan?

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#12 Washington Dc, Usa

Washington Dc, Usa

Paul Frederiksen Report

Amber 1 year ago

Not to be the one to cry "Photoshop!", but really, though. Everything's been put to grayscale except the leaves.

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#13 Jerez, Spain

Jerez, Spain

Aidan McRae Thomson Report

Mow 1 year ago

Like a cartoon...gorgeous and kind of special

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#14 Positano, Italy

Positano, Italy

Agnes Alsua Report

CeciliaHjärtmyr 1 year ago

Been there. Sooo beautiful! <3

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#15 Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane, Australia

www.flickr.com Report

TracySmith 1 year ago

Awesome

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