If you want to get a feel for a city, there’s nothing like taking your time to wander along its most famed streets. Get a sense of some of the world’s most iconic cities with these views of city streets from around the world.
Abbey Road, London, England
This Westminster crossing was made famous by The Beatles in 1969. Their Abbey Road album featured the band members crossing this very street, and the crossing is now a must-visit for Beatles fans from around the world.
Bourbon Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Is there any street in the world that parties quite as hard as Bourbon Street in New Orleans? Whether it’s Mardi Gras or just a regular Tuesday night, the jazz and libations always flow freely on this iconic New Orleans street.
Camden High Street, London, England
This popular London street is known for its shops, pubs, markets and dining.
Champs Élysées, Paris, France
One of the most famous boulevards in Paris, the Champs Élysées is lined with trees and offers views of some of the most famed attractions in the City of Light.
Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Once the main thoroughfare of Las Vegas, Fremont Street is now an attraction in and of itself. The covered walkway is home to some of Sin City’s most iconic establishments and the new Fremont Street Experience.
Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, United States
During a visit to Hollywood Boulevard, it pays to look down. This iconic Los Angeles street is paved with the star tiles that make up the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Khao San Road, Bangkok, Thailand
When it comes to partying in Bangkok, all roads lead to Khao San. A tourist-laden road known for its wealth of indulgences, Khao San Road offers drinking, partying and street dining all night long.
La Rambla, Barcelona, Spain
This tree-lined pedestrian street is a must-visit in Barcelona, especially for the street performers who turn La Rambla into their stage.
Lombard Street, San Francisco, California, United States
This zig-zagged road in San Francisco is one of the world’s most winding.
Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Historical Michigan Avenue in Chicago is famed for its shopping and architecture. It was one of the first destinations to feature such tall skyscrapers.
Orchard Road, Singapore
Singapore’s most famous street is known for its large collection of department stores and shopping malls.
Oxford Street, London, England
Oxford Street is known as one of London’s most esteemed destinations for shopping.
Shibuya Street, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo’s Shibuya Street is one of the busiest pedestrian thoroughfares in the world and home to the famous Shibuya Street Crossing.
Spuistraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Street art and graffiti offer an extra element of enjoyment to the eclectic Spuistraat street in Amsterdam.
(Main image: Antonio Tajuelo)