Who does not love to visit the beautiful places that nature offers us? We all love! But when travelling with kids and even older people, you need clean, pollution free places. Well, the same rule applies for all.
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If holiday and tourism is on your bucket list, then take a trip down our clean lane of beautiful cities. There is so much to see out there, and plus, you can a feel of real, pure and fresh air.
Hope, this list even gives the less clean places around the world- some motivation to stop littering their home towns and protecting the environment in a much more organized manner.
Chicago: Smart Cleanliness
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If you just thought that Chicago is one that is ‘ Impossible to be Clean’ , then you’re wrong my dear! She wasn’t always labelled ‘Miss Clean’, but the innovative strategies to reduce pollution, the place has finally been positioned one among the cleanliest cities.
Copenhagen, Denmark: Get your Bicycle and Ride on!
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If you are an environment friendly freak, then this will be your most loved baby!
Copenhagen is the most environment friendly place in this world, as most of people use bicycles for their daily errands. You can swim all you want around the harbour area without getting affected by pollutants! Helsinki, Finland : Eighth cleanest place in the world
Helsinki, Finland : Eighth cleanest place in the world
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Following Copenhagen, you will find that Helsinki has more than 2400 cycle lanes for citizens to ride, and keep the environment clean and tidy. And this is one place where everyone enthusiastically takes part in the mission to keep the place clean.
Vienna State Opera House: The Green City of Music
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Love the Opera, then you might as well, consider your trip to the Vienna Opera House in Austria this time! It has a great reputation of being a green city, and even the drinking water is safe to drink..Plus, the crime rates are negligible making it worthy for stay and exploration.
Geneva, Switzerland: The Swiss Clean Rule
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The truth is that this place was no as clean as it is now. But the government decided to give the public a taste of their own medicine. If you litter, you pay- was the rule of Geneva and still is!. Did you know that almost 200 city employees are responsible the city spaces for 7 days a week?
Echternach: Green Heart of Europe
Known to be the capital of Luxembourg and one town that impeccably preserves their ancient forests and castles! These castles have been transformed into tourist attractions and they can take serious action against pollution and those nasty litterers.
Stockholm, Sweden: Breathtaking as ever
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This is one beautiful lady who encompasses 14 islands and if you are a lover of medieval times and have a strong assertion for clean grounds- then this should be included in your bucket list!
Brisbane, Australia: Most Sustainable City of Australia
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This place is the pride of Australia and is ranked among the top 10 cities that are labelled as clean and fit to live in a healthy manner. From sweeping streets, to teaching the public- the people have accepted the value of maintaining a clean city and that has paid off well!
Amsterdam, Netherlands: The Clean Livable City
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Amsterdam kicked off a project called ‘My Clean City’, and it has worked quite well. It increased the social consciousness of the people and thereby, they made an effort to bridge the gap between waste disposal and also amount of waste that every household discards. This has helped a lot and made Amsterdam – a simple, clean livable city.
Toronto, Canada: The Clean T.O.
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Being the centre of many environmental conferences, it became a natural course of action to keep the place clean. In this manner, people were given smart green solutions to do their own part in keeping the city premises clean and pollution free
Wellington, New Zealand: The World’s Windiest City
It may seem that windy brings a lot of dust, but nope- it is clean and if you are there- please try to enjoy a whiff of fresh, pure, pollution free air. It has a very small population and people respect their birth pace a lot. So, people never litter the streets and when you visit, please do follow these wonderful habits!
Zurich, Switzerland: The Soot Free City
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This is one among the soot free cities in the world It even comes ahead of Stockholm and Berlin. Apart from cleaning he garbage, they have also made systems that cleaner forms of transport like omitting pollution centric diesel cars and trucks and introduced more of cycling and walking paths in the city.
Statue of Liberty in New York: Empire Clean City
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No doubt, this was once a filthy place- the great New York City. The years of pollution had soaked the cities, but changes and I mean a lot of changes have come by. It is one city that hardly goes to sleep and in spite of that- this city has a very low pollution level.
Paris: The City of Lights
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Yes, this is Paris- the capital of France, and was a dirty and polluted city a long time back. But people and the government a lot of attempts to clean the mess and make it a pollution free place. This was done with a view to help the tourism industry and now even the public take care that the place is clean.
Marina Bay Singapore: Must See Destination!
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Well, if Marina Bay is part of the Greenest City in the World, then that will have a positive effect on the bay. Also, this is a newly cleaned city and was originally not a clean city. Again, people did play their effort to make the place a clean and pollution free place.