10 amazing streets in the world




10 amazing streets in the world







When it comes to visiting and being visited, there are some of the most amazing avenues in this world. 


Some of the streets would offer you with a myriad of attractions. If you are planning for a holiday visit to the amazing streets, then, you can very well use the following list to explore the fascinating what makes them so revered.



1. Ebenezer Place: This is the shortest street in the world and is located in Scotland. This is measuring just 2.06 meters and there is only one house on the street which is ‘No.1 Ebenezer Place’. This was built in the year 1883 and is a hotel. This was officially declared as a street in the year 1887.


2. Champs Elysees: This is regarded as the grandest street of the world and is located in Paris, France. This street is the home for illustrious moments like ‘Arc de Triomphe’. The whole street is strewn with shops, cafes and hotels. No visit to Paris is considered complete without a stroll along Champs Elysees.


3. Parliament Street: This is located at Exeter, England and is the narrowest street in the world. At its narrowest point, the street would measure less than 0.64 meters. This was originally called by the name ‘Small Street’. This street dates from 1300s and is about 50 meters long.


4. Blue Street: This Street is located in Chefchaouen, Morocco. You will love the blue color by the time you visit Chefchaouen. This was painted with blue by the Jewish refugees who lived in the streets during 1930s. It is the beauty and relaxed atmosphere of this town that makes this street very attractive.


5. Las Vegas Strip: This is perhaps the best lit street of the world and is situated in Nevada, US. This street is known for the wide display of illuminated signs and luxury hotels. Tourists from all over the world come here to shop and attend shows. This place has become popular for gambling and risk taking.


6. Floating Umbrella Street: This is located in Agueda, Portugal and is the setting for wonderful installation of floating umbrellas. This colorful creation will be the part of Agitagueda art festival. This town has been covered with tons of vivid umbrellas, which would provide shade in addition to the wonderful sight. This installation has become a wonderful tradition.


7. Via Dolorosa: This is known as the ‘way of sorrows’ and is located in Jerusalem. This street traces the route that was walked by Christ towards the cross when he was crucified. People from around the world come here in order to pay homage to Christ. This road would be filled with religious monuments and sites.


8. Cracked Stones Street: This is present in Enschede, Netherlands. This is a commercial street and urban core of the district. The small stream gives its name ‘Roombeek’ which had flowed underground during the past and has been restored to the surface again. The asymmetrical design would widen and narrow along the street and accentuates the different spatial features.


9. Geometric Streets: These streets are present in Vercorin, Switzerland. Every year, Vercorin will ask the artists to come over and create works during the months of summer. This has a stunning street painting which runs through the village and getting the whole town buzzing.


10. Steepest Street: The steepest street is the Baldwin Street of Dunedin, New Zealand. The slope on this street has 35% grade. This street is so steep that at its top it is made of concrete as the usual road surfacing material would slide down the streets during hot weathers.






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