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Australia Tourists flock to a street in North Sydney for jacaranda trees

12:06  30 october  2020
12:06  30 october  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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flock to a residential street in North Sydney to get a picture with blooming jacaranda trees Every year in October and November blue and purple jacaranda trees bloom Many flock to popular streets in hopes of getting the perfect Instagram picture Every October and November, Sydneysiders and tourists alike make trips into northern

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Eager photographers have lined a Sydney street to get a picture with blooming jacaranda trees as their canopies turn purple once again.

Every October and November, Sydneysiders and tourists alike make trips into northern suburbs including North Sydney, Greenwich and Longueville to take snaps with the trees.

Jacaranda trees have been in Australia for 150 years and the non-native species are often planted close together, creating a stunning sea of blue and purple over the road.

McDougall Street in Kiribilli proved particularly popular with keen social media users on Friday, hoping to capture the road in a blanket of purple blooms.

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Tourists are flocking to one particular street on Sydney 's North Shore to get the ultimate photos of blooming jacaranda trees - and that's causing a headache for locals. McDougall St in Kirribilli has erupted in a purple explosion in the annual festival of colour. And with the bloom comes the tourists .

Hundreds of tourists have descended on McDougall Street , Kirribilli trying to take the perfect photo of the Hundreds flock to McDougall Street to take pictures amongst the jacarandas that grow on both sides of North Sydney Council released a statement saying they were aware of the issue and were

But although the colour appeals to some, residents find the falling flowers and droppings of sap a hassle to clear from their yards and cars.

Tourists stop traffic by posing in the middle of the road for a picture perfect snap for Instagram, causing further hassle for residents.

Social media pictures showed people stood in the centre of the street as their friends crouched down to get the most flattering angle.


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Others showed cars trying to make their journey down the narrow road, but being blocked by people taking photos.

One couple even took their baby down to take in the gorgeous views and get pictured to post online.

Some people were seen huddling in with their friends and family to get pictures.

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North Sydney mayor Jilly Gibson says the council has invested in signage to welcome tourists as well as to remind them to stay off the road. A visitor to McDougall Street photographs the jacaranda trees . Credit:Steven Siewert. "She asked me when it is the most suitable time to come to Sydney .

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But others took COVID-19 precautions more seriously and wore a mask while taking snaps of the idyllic views.

Other popular areas to glimpse a jacaranda tree include Lavender Bay, the Botanical Gardens and Camden.

Grafton, in the Northern Rivers region in New South Wales, is also another popular spot to see jacaranda trees.

Every year the town holds a festival dedicated to jacaranda trees.

This year the nine-day festival was cancelled, but there are plans for it to return in 2021 once again.

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