Whenever we have to travel within a city, road is the only route for covering any distance.But a village known as Giethoorn in Netherlands has no roads.Yes, you have heard right.
A pretty village which has no roads is situated in Netherland and is inter connected by a wide spreadcanals.The village which is fully accessible only by boats, also has about 180 bridges.
The village was founded by a group of refugee from the Mediterranean region around AD 1230, the Giethoorn village became quite famous after Dutch filmmaker Bert Haanstra made a movie called Fanfare in the year 1958 showcasing the village.
The village is also known as ‘Venice of the Netherland’.It is a popular destination for Chinese tourists and is chosen for peace and serenity.
There are also individuals boats which are rented.This place is miles away from noisy traffic and polluting cars.
A cycling path has however been built in the village which reportedly has a population about 2,600 people.
Now, whenever you are planning for Europe trip, don’t forget to visit Giethoorn.