9 cities with the purest air in the world

Do you want to know what are the cities where you can breathe the purest air on the planet? Here are some where you can breathe healthy.

The environment of many countries, and especially in cities, is continually damaged by pollution, industry, traffic and even tobacco. But if what you are looking for when traveling is a healthier life, we recommend traveling to these cities with the purest air in the world. They benefit from clean air thanks to its low population density, excellent climatic conditions and strict control measures on air pollution.

1. Tallinn, Estonia

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Tallinn is the capital of Estonia and is located on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea. It is one of the cities where the cleanest air in the world is enjoyed. Thanks to the exceptional quality of its air, Estonia attracts many tourists worried about health.

Tallinn is captivating in summer and extremely healthy. A medieval town that looks proud of its historic center, but with a pleasant atmosphere, with gastronomic and cultural proposals, such as the rave held annually in Patarei, a former Soviet prison.

2. Whitehorse, Canada

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The largest city in northern Canada has a healthy climate. Infrastructures that quickly decongest traffic, renewable energy and the treatment of recyclable or biodegradable products make this city into a paradise for all those tourists who travel to the north of America looking for better airs.

3. Sydney, Australia

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Sydney is considered the main Australian city with lots of sun, leisure, beaches, architectural icons and, in addition,has an extremely breathable air. You can see it by walking along the Milson's Point promenade, with the best views of the bay, or contemplating the photogenic profile of the Opera House from the Royal Botanic Gardens.

4. Otawa, Canada

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Otawa is one of the healthiest cities in the world thanks to its vast nature and the shortage of human population.

The Spring Cleaning the Capital initiative, in which more than 60 thousand volunteers participate, make Otawa one of the cleanest cities with the highest air quality in the world.

5. Helsinki, Finland

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Helsinki, the capital of Finland, It is one of the most sustainable cities in the world thanks to the wide streets that allow greater traffic reduction. Helsinki is part of a country in which nature surpasses its own human inhabitants and there is a population aware of its city.

It has an air meter which allows citizens to be aware of their actions and thus leave in their hands the decision to use the car or not.

Here you breathe better, especially in its many parks. In addition, in summer, the city is filled with proposals during the Helsinki Festival, which is held from August 14 to 30.

6. Santa Fe, United States

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Santa Fe with its low ozone levels and control of gas and nuclear energy emissions they have improved the air from the city.

Large hectares of forests, comprehensive control of wood burning or an agriculture model inspired by the sustainable techniques of the indigenous people reinforces the good reputation of Santa Fe.

7. Arrecife, Lanzarote

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Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote and the most populous city on the island, It is a city where you fill your lungs with healthy air. It has such attractive corners as the Charco de San Ginés, one of the most beautiful neighborhoods of Arrecife, which is worth a leisurely tour. Nearby you can not miss the landscapes of the Timanfaya National Park.

"To acquire harmony, surrender to the virtue of the sun and the spirit of the air."

-Aldous Huxley-

8. Honolulu, Hawaii

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Honolulu has one of the most natural environments in the world and its short extension has led the authorities to boost the use of public transport, significantly reducing traffic on the island.

Honolulu It is one of the rainiest places in the world and its ozone amounts are the lowest.The city of the United States with the cleanest air becomes an even more attractive destination to visit.

9. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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From Spain, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has the air considered the purest in the country. Its privileged location brings the air of the Atlantic Sea naturally purifying all the environments of the island.

This city open to the sea takes time promoting the use of public transport and cycling among its citizens. The possibilities for the traveler are endless: from the beach of Las Canteras to the colorful seaside neighborhood, which proposes an ideal walk to clean our bronchi.

As you see, city ​​and pure air don't have to be incompatible. The privileged situation and environmental awareness of the inhabitants of these cities far outweigh the effects of civilization.

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