The world’s most beautiful streets

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    Herbert Baker Street, Pretoria, South Africa: The Jacaranda tree-lined streets of South Africa's capital city bloom with beautiful purple flowers in September to November.
    (CNN) — Architecture is typically famous for its big, bold statements — the huge skyscrapers, opera houses, bridges and airports that tower over cityscapes, dwarfing their occupants.
    But it’s arguably at its most beguiling when it comes to human-scale thoroughfares dedicated to everyday activities such shopping, eating, sleeping or just strolling and soaking up the travel scenery.
    From grand dwellings in uptown New York City to street art covered laneways in Melbourne, via historic crescents in Bath and tree-lined roads in Pretoria, these are the most beautiful streets in destinations around the world: