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St Clair Beach and esplanade, Dunedin, New Zealand
Promenade at Rizal Boulevard in Dumaguete City, Philippines.
Promenade at Rizal Boulevard in Dumaguete City, Philippines.

An esplanade or promenade is a raised walkway area. Although an esplanade can be anywhere, almost all are alongside the sea, a tidal river or other large water body. This allows people to walk along the sea front, usually for recreational purposes, whatever the state of the tide, without having to walk on the beach. Esplanades became popular in Victorian times when it was fashionable to visit seaside resorts. St Clair Beach, Dunedin, New Zealand Taken myself on Digital Camera File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... St Clair Beach, Dunedin, New Zealand Taken myself on Digital Camera File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 219 KB)Promenade along Rizal Boulevard in Dumaguete City. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 219 KB)Promenade along Rizal Boulevard in Dumaguete City. ... Dumaguete City is a city in the Philippine province of Negros Oriental. ... A skyway is a path that is traversed without touching the ground. ... Sea as seen from jetty in Frankston, Australia Look up maritime in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... It has been suggested that Earth tide be merged into this article or section. ... The Beach in Calella, Spain. ... Queen Victoria (shown here on the morning of her Ascension to the Throne, 20 June 1837) gave her name to the historic era The Victorian era of the United Kingdom marked the height of the British industrial revolution and the apex of the British Empire. ... The term fashion usually applies to a prevailing mode of expression, but quite often applies to a personal mode of expression that may or may not apply to all. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...

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Examples of esplanades and promenades

…—===Coastal===

Eastern Beach, Geelong, Victoria is Geelongs main recreational beach area, located on Corio Bay. ... The Gold Coast Oceanway is a shared use pedestrian and cyclist pavement connecting the Point Danger Lighthouse on the NSW and Queensland border to the Gold Coast Seaway. ... Gold Coast is a city and local government area in the southeast corner of Queensland, Australia. ... Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Peter Beattie (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd)  - Product per capita  $40,170/person (6th) Population (End of September 2006)  - Population  4,070,400 (3rd)  - Density  2. ... Brighton is located on the south coast of England, and together with its immediate neighbour Hove forms the city of Brighton and Hove. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Weymouth Beach is a gently curving arc of sand in Weymouth Bay, beside the town Weymouth in Dorset, England. ... Weymouth is a town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... The Promenade des Anglais (Promenade of the English) is a celebrated promenade along the Mediterranean at Nice, France. ... For the Unix program, see nice_(Unix) This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Tsim Sha Tsui (尖沙嘴; Cantonese Jyutping: zim1 sa1 zeoi2, Hanyu Pinyin: Jiānshāzǔi) or simply TST is an area in the Yau Tsim Mong District of southern Kowloon, Hong Kong. ... Victoria Harbour The night view of the Victoria Harbour with the skyscrapers in Central behind, viewed from Tsim Sha Tsui Victoria Harbour (Traditional Chinese: 維多利亞港; Simplified Chinese: 维多利亚港; Cantonese Jyutping: wai4 do1 lei6 aa3 gong2; Mandarin Pinyin: Wéiduōlìyà GÇŽng) is the harbour between the Kowloon Peninsula and the... Marine Drive looking south Marine Drive is a 3 km long boulevard in South Mumbai in the city of Mumbai. ... “Bombay” redirects here. ... Dunedin is a city of 122,000 people in the South Island of New Zealand The principal suburbs of Dunedin are as follows. ... Dunedin (ÅŒtepoti in Maori) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the region of Otago. ... Napier is an important port city in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. ... SM Mall of Asia is a shopping mall to be completed in February 25, 2006 and would be the Philippines largest mall in terms of gross floor size. ... Pasay City is one of the cities and municipalities that comprise Metro Manila in the Philippines. ... Baywalk is the name of a promenade, overlooking Manila Bay, in the city of Manila in the Philippines. ... The City of Manila (Filipino: Lungsod ng Maynila), or simply Manila, is the capital of the Philippines and one of the municipalities that comprise Metro Manila. ... Dumaguete City is a city in the Philippine province of Negros Oriental. ... The Esplanade is a waterfront location just north of the mouth of the Singapore River in downtown Singapore. ... Sea Point, seen from Lions Head. ... Pasaport Quays view from Konak Pier Ä°zmir (Ottoman Turkish: إزمير Ä°zmir, Greek: Σμύρνη SmýrnÄ“, Armenian: Ô»Õ¦Õ´Õ«Ö€ Izmir, Italian: Smirne, Ladino: Izmir, without the Turkish dotted I) is the third most populous city of Turkey and the countrys largest port after Ä°stanbul. ... Breakwater has several meanings, including: a structure for protecting a beach or harbour a 1988 album named Breakwater by Lennie Gallant. ... The word corniche is typically used to describe a road on the side of a cliff or mountain, with the ground rising on one side of the road and falling away on the other. ... Abu Dhabi or Abu Zaby (Arabic language: أبوظبي) is the largest of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates and was also the largest of the former Trucial States. ... A picture take in the heart of the Promenade Businesses on Third Street, between Utah and Oregon (now Santa Monica Blvd. ... Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica is a coastal city located in Los Angeles County, California USA, by the Pacific Ocean, south of Pacific Palisades and Brentwood, west of Westwood, Los Angeles, and north of Venice. ... Los Angeles County is a county in California and is the most populous county in the United States. ... Expensive real estate: Brooklyn Heights in the snow taken from the Promenade, 2003 Brooklyn Heights is a neighborhood within the New York City borough of Brooklyn; originally designated through popular reference as Brooklyn Village, it has, since 1834, become a prevalent area of the Brooklyn borough. ... Brooklyn (named for the Dutch city Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. ... NY redirects here. ...

Inland

See also riverwalk. Victoria Embankment, London The Victoria Embankment, previously the Thames Embankment is a road and walkway along the north bank of the River Thames in London in the cities of Westminster and London. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Esplanadi (Swedish: Esplanaden) is the collective name for two parallel streets and a park between them, located in the centre of Helsinki, the capital of Finland. ... Founded 1550 Country Finland Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area[1] - Of which land - Rank 185. ... The Danube Promenade in Budapest, goes from Széchenyi Chain Bridge, to Erzsébet Bridge. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Esplanade is a place in Central Calcutta. ... This article is on Calcutta/Kolkata, the city. ... The castle from below (2003) Edinburgh Castle is an ancient fortress which from its position on Castle Rock, dominates views of the city of Edinburgh, and is Scotlands most famous landmark. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Motto: (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity(English) Wha daur meddle wi me? (Scots)[1] Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots[2] Government  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I... The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California is a major recreational resort (owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company), and is home to two theme parks, three hotels, and a shopping and entertainment area. ... Official language(s) English Capital  Sacramento Largest city  Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The Charles River from the Boston side, facing Cambridge and the main campus of Harvard University. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, Athens of America, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County  - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City  89. ... Burning Man is a week-long festival with international draw, held annually on the week prior to and including Labor Day weekend (in early September) in the United States. ... Burning Man is an eight-day-long festival organized by Black Rock City, LLC, under the guidance of founder Larry Harvey. ... The Eastbank Esplanade The Eastbank Esplanade (officially Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade) is a pedestrian and bicycle path along the east shore of the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Government  - Mayor Tom Potter Area  - City  145. ... Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Milwaukee Riverwalk The Milwaukee Riverwalk is a continuous pedestrian walkway along the Milwaukee River in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ...


Fictional

The International Space Station in 2006 Computer-generated image of the completed International Space Station A space station is an artificial structure designed for humans to live in outer space. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... This article is about the TV series. ...

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esplanade - definition of esplanade in Encyclopedia (96 words)
Although an esplanade can be anywhere, almost all are alongside the sea, a tidal river or other large water body.
This allows people to walk along the sea front, usually for recreational purposes, whatever the state of the tide, without having to walk on the beach.
Esplanades became popular in Victorian times when it was fashionable to visit seaside resorts.
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