Example sentences for: alleys

How can you use “alleys” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Tucked away behind narrow alleys, this recently restored extravaganza is out of all proportion to its tiny piazza and no amount of signposts leading to it can prepare you for the marvellous shock of discovery.

  • The major sights are enclosed within two rings of concentric walls and tucked among Évora’s great maze of Moorish alleys and squares (praças).

  • Leading north from the palace, the Neapolitans’ favorite shopping street of Via Toledo separates the town hall (Municipio) and the broad commercial streets going down to the harbor from a checkerboard of narrow alleys to the west, a Spanish neighborhood of the 16th century that is now a mass of dilapidated working-class housing and a great opportunity for watching everyday-life.

  • A series of narrow alleys are filled with craft, clothing, and jewelry shops, along with cafés and restaurants that provide welcome relief once you’ve become “shopped out.”

  • Chances are kids will have the most fun while touring with their parents at Beijing’s celebrated outdoor attractions: running up and down the Great Wall, paddling rowboats at the Summer Palace or Behai Park, passing secret messages inside Echo Wall at the Temple of Heaven, or just strolling the exotic alleys and streets of the capital’s new and old neighborhoods.

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