This whimsical cherry blossom tree tunnel in Bonn, Germany will make you feel like you're walking through something out of Dr. Seuss. In April, the streets will erupt in a flurry of pink petals. Because the streets have been so frequently photographed, this tunnel has now become famous.
Originally planted by the Stuart Family in the 18th century, the Dark Hedges has grown into an impressive tangle of branches. If it looks like something out of Game of Thrones, it's because they are. The spookily named landmark has been used as a location in the popular HBO show.
This amber row of ginkgo trees are strategically placed to maximize the brilliance of its golden glow. The trees planted in Meiji Jingu Gaien on the western edge of Tokyo memorialize the late emperor Meiji. While the ginkgo trees only blossom for a few weeks in autumn, their vibrant yellow hues make the wait well worth it.
The Jacarandas Walk is a must-see destination in Johannesburg. However, the fragrant purple flowers are not native to South Africa, but rather, were imported from South America. Which means that this tree tunnel is all the more breathtaking when you realize that it's completely man made.
This small city in the southwestern part of Spain has many charming features, including historic cathedrals and fortresses. But perhaps the most charming thing Jerez has to offer stems from nature. On this city street, the tree tunnel forms from trees growing directly against building walls, making it one of the most unique tree tunnels in the world.
The train tracks in Gyeonghwa Station are surrounded by a vibrant tunnel of cherry trees. The city is renowned for their cherry trees, and in the spring, Jinhae draws approximately one million tourists for its cherry blossom festival. Who wouldn't want to ride a locomotive through this pink paradise?
The bamboo in this Japanese tree tunnel grows tall, straight and mighty. Green stalks surround well-manicured pathways, making this forest super accessible. Who wouldn't want to get lost in this verdant landscape?
Up until a few years ago, the Laburnum Tunnel in England's Barnsley House was famous for its yellow hanging flowers. Just over 50 years ago, the flowers were planted by Rosemary Verey as a wedding anniversary gift to her husband. Recently, the aging laburnums were rooted out and replanted. In a few years, the buds will return to their former dangling glory.
This Point Reyes landmark was designed in 1929 to replace a wireless-telegraphy receiving station commissioned by Guglielmo Marconi in Tomales Bay. The Monterey cypress trees leading up to the structure cast an air of prestige.
The Oak Alley plantation in New Orleans gets its moniker from the 28 oak trees leading up to the Greek-style Revival mansion. It is one of the most photographed plantations in Louisiana thanks to these photogenic trees. The plantation was built in 1939 and still retains its antebellum charm.
Rua Gonçalo de Carvalho in Brazil has been called one of the most beautiful in the world. This tree-lined street, which stretches for 500 meters, has been a shady place for over 70 years when the trees were first planted. In 2005, there were plans to cut down some of the trees to make room for a parking garage, however there was such an outcry against the act that the plans were scrapped.
This topiary park is renowned for its eclectic creations. Dinosaurs, the likeness of Jesus and these verdant arches were all sculpted out of shrubbery. The delightfully quirky carvings were all originated by artist and gardener Evangelisto Blanco who took over the care of the park in the 1960s.
The origins of the Tunnel of Love are less romantic than its popular nickname would make it seem. During the Cold War, trees were planted around this military train track to hide the transport of hardware to a secret military base. Today, the Odek plywood company maintains the tree tunnel as they use the route to transport lumber.