Tunnel of Love

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Earth has many hidden, unique and beautiful places. Ukraine boasts one of the most romantic places in the world: Tunnel of Love. Located near the town Klevan, “The Tunnel of Love” became an unique attraction in the world. It was formed on the train tracks, through union branches of trees, turning into a tunnel of green vegetation. There is however one problem with this “tunnel”. As it passes a train track and should be on your toes if you want to visit him. The Tunnel which covers railway conducted over a length of about three kilometers. This is the way of a train carrying for a wood factory in the region three times a day. They say that couples who go through the tunnel and make a wish have their wish fulfilled.

Klevan is an urban-type settlement in the Rivne Raion of Rivne Oblast in western Ukraine. Its population is 7,470 as of the 2001 Ukrainian Census. Klevan is accessed via the T1B17 and H22 roads, and is located 28.3 km northwest of Rivne and 50.4 kilometres southeast of Lutsk along the H22. Klevan lies on the Stubla River. There’s a real place in the Ukraine that looks like this. This beautiful train tunnel filled with greenery is located in Kleven, Ukraine. Locals call it the “Tunnel of Love” and it’s beautiful even when it’s not all green.

We love seeing natural architecture here at Inhabitat, and the leafy green Kleven train tunnel is a beautiful example of what happens when nature is allowed to grow freely around manmade infrastructure. The tunnel was made over many years as the passing train molded the trees’ lines. The train turned a luscious piece of woodland into a unique passageway as it traveled back and forth 3 times a day over several years. In addition to serving as a train route, the tunnel is used by lovers to make a wish – it is said that if they are sincere in their love, their wishes will come true. If you are out and about Ukraine, don’t miss this fantastic green passageway – whether you are with a loved one, or on your own....
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