Example sentences for: alleys

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

  • A neon sign northeast of the plaza, beckons visitors to the oldest restaurant in the United States, the Union Oyster House which opened in 1826 in the Blackstone Block, a tiny group of old red-brick buildings separated by narrow alleys that dates to 1713.

  • From the home of Cardinal Ippolito d’Este, guests can look down at the terraced gardens, the real reason for Tivoli’s fame and your visit: alleys of cypresses and soaring fountains (500 in all, including Bernini’s Bicchierone), grottoes, waterfalls, reflecting pools, and everywhere the cool sound of rushing water.

  • Its narrow alleys are crowded with shops selling foodstuffs, spices, herbal medicines, cookware — in fact, anything that China exports.

  • The central core, around Dam Square, is horseshoe-shaped, and consists of a series of wide streets — the main one is the Damrak/Rokin which cuts the center — and narrow alleys.

  • 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.”


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