Take a Stroll Down these Amazing Streets in the World!

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"In a simple street you can find the whole world.” - Mehmet Murat Ildan

For those wanderers looking for the world, we bring to you a list of 15 of the most amazing streets across the world, that will keep you awe-struck.

1. Champs-Élysées, Paris

Champs-Élysées, Paris

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Your visit to Paris will be considered incomplete without walking down the famous Champs-Élysées. This 1.9 kms boulevard is full of shops, cafes, boutiques and gardens by its side to keep you enthralled. If you're lucky enough to be here on the 14th of July, don't miss the Bastille Day procession.

2. Abbey Road, London

Abbey Road, London

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Famous for the iconic Beatles' cover in 1969, this pedestrian crossing on Abbey Road is a shrine from fans of the evergreen rock band. Go ahead and recreate the classic shot of John, Paul, George and Ringo crossing the street, and have your own 'Abbey Road' cover.

3. Ebenezer Place, Scotland

Ebenezer Place, Scotland

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Known as the shortest street in the world, there is just one building on Ebenezer Place. At just 2.06 metres, this street encircles the building, which is a hotel with its the name displayed on the shorter side of the street.

4. Fifth Avenue, New York City

Fifth Avenue, New York City

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Every shopper's paradise, this street is one of the most expensive shopping venues in the world. With all the top luxury brands lining up the street, it definitely is an insight to New York's expensive lifestyle.

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5. Parliament Street, England

Parliament Street, England

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This street in Exeter in England, is famous for being world's narrowest street. Initially named as Small Lane, this narrow path is just 0.64 metres wide at its narrowest point.

6. Spuistraat, Amsterdam

Spuistraat, Amsterdam

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This artsy street in the centre of the city is a treat for the eyes. Home to several historical buildings, the street is covered with graffitis on the buildings and walls lining the street.

Also Read: What to do in Amsterdam in 3 Days

7. 9 de Julio Avenue, Buenos Aires

9 de Julio Avenue, Buenos Aires

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Named in honor of Argentina's Independence Day, 9 de Julio Avenue is world's widest street, with 14 lanes divided into two sections each for traffic in opposite directions, as well as pedestrian crossings. Don't miss out the Obelisk of Buenos Aires and the statue of Don Quixote, while you're there.

8. Hollywood Walk of Fame, Los Angeles

Hollywood Walk of Fame, Los Angeles

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With 2500 pink stars honoring Hollywood talents over the years, covering this street in Los Angeles, it is definitely a must visit in the city. You can either pose along the star of your favourite celebrity or enjoy performances by the local street artists, a stroll down this street will never be boring.

Check out the other fun things to do in Los Angeles!

9. Lombard Street, San Francisco

Lombard Street, San Francisco

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World's crookedest street is definitely an interesting one. The 8 hairpin curves were made in an effort to make the street less steeper and more safer for cars to drive.

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10. The Royal Mile, Edinburgh

The Royal Mile, Edinburgh

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This cobbled street is surely a picturesque path to walk the distance between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. With the old bulidings lining it, keep an eye for the the narrow alleys to help you explore hidden pubs and cafes.

11. Baldwin Street, New Zealand

Baldwin Street, New Zealand

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Designed by two British town planners, who never stepped foot in the country, Baldwin Street is the steepest street in the world. With 35% grade, this street in Dunedin, had to be made on concrete as asphalt would slide down in hot weather.

12. Nyhavn, Copenhagen

Nyhavn, Copenhagen

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This colourful street in the Danish capital seems right out of a story book. With a canal running along Nyhavn, the street is lined by town houses built in the 17th and 18th centuries. Makes quite a scenic path to take a stroll on!

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13. Pan-American Highway

Pan-American Highway

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World's longest motorable road, the Pan-American Highway connects several countries in the Americas. With the variety of places covered along this highway, this surely will make a road-trip of a lifetime.

14. Long Street, Cape Town

Long Street, Cape Town

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One of the longest streets in the world, Long Street displays cultural diversity, in a bohemian fashion. Lined by book stores, galleries, restaurants and shops, this street in Cape Town is quite a hotspot for tourists, as well as, for locals.

15. Jonker Walk, Malaysia

Jonker Walk, Malaysia

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In the historic city of Malacca, lies the culturally rich Jonker Walk. Based in Chinatown, this street is flocked by people for the delicious street food and pop-up shops. Adorned by red lamps hanging from above, this is indeed a fun way to spend your time in the city.

So, enjoy your time strolling through these streets and make the journey worth it!

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PRIYA SANYAL PRIYA SANYAL

A closet romantic, with an icy cool demeanour, to fool you. Heroine of her own Victorian love story and an imaginary superhero. A true-blue Taurean whose dream is to live in the Italian countryside, cook and eat delicious pasta, and write to her heart's content.

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