Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde has paid tribute to Van Gogh by creating an illuminated cycle path in the style of Van Gogh's The Starry Night (1889.)

The cycle path artwork commemorates the 125th anniversary of the painter's death and is located in North Brabant, Van Gogh's birth town. It is lit with an impressive 50,000 solar panel stones which stretch for a kilometre.

LED lights are also part of the installation to ensure the path is visible even on cloudy days. The installation is part of the Van Gogh Cycle Route, which connects several Van Gogh heritage sites across 335 kilometres.

"I wanted to create a place that people will experience in a special way, the technical combined with experience, that's what techno-poetry means to me," Roosegaarde said.

The path is one of the first events being rolled out 2015 which mark 125 years since Van Gogh's passing , another includes a Van Gogh musical.