CNN: Colorful Greek street on Mykonos island among most beautiful in the world

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CNN: Colorful Greek street on Mykonos island among most beautiful in the worldThe cosmopolitan Greek island has become a mecca for tourists during the summer

The American news network CNN has just announced a list of the most beautiful streets in the world — and among them is a narrow alleyway on the Greek island of Mykonos, according to greekreporter.com.

The cosmopolitan Greek island has become a mecca for tourists during the summer, but as CNN points out, it doesn’t take long to find peace even there, by getting lost along its lovely, rambling streets.

Narrow alleyways are lined with whitewashed shops and homes, with red, blue and yellow shutters and doors offering an added splash of color.

Its maze of pristine, cobblestone-paved streets offers something for everyone – from shopping, where you can locate everything from luxury boutiques to souvenir shops and charming cafes. Nearly everywhere offers an amazing location to take the ideal vacation photo.

In this magical labyrinth, you will find numerous photogenic spots – white buildings with mostly blue shutters and doors (although green and dark-red is allowed as well), adorned with bougainvilleas.

The island’s emblematic windmills and cobalt-blue-domed churches are the very definition of Greece to most foreign travelers. You can walk there for hours at a time and never lack for photo inspiration.

The American television network has included Mykonos island among the grand dwellings of uptown New York City, street art-covered laneways in Melbourne, historic crescents in Bath and tree-lined roads in Pretoria in its list of the world’s most beautiful streets.

The other most beautiful streets in the world, according to CNN, are:

  1. Jinli Street, Chengdu, China
  2. Convent Avenue, Harlem, New York City
  3. Lombard Street, San Francisco
  4. Caminito, La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  5. The Philosopher’s Walk, Kyoto, Japan
  6. Flask Walk, Hampstead, London, England
  7. Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
  8. Umbrella Sky Project, Agueda, Portugal
  9. Blue City, Jodhpur, India
  10. Square de Montsoris, Paris, France
  11. Hosier Lane, Melbourne, Australia
  12. Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Russia
  13. The Dark Hedges, Bregagh Road, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
  14. The Royal Crescent, Bath, England
  15. Via dei Coronari, Rome, Italy
  16. Heerstrasse, Bonn, Germany

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