Famous Streets, Roads and Byways
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2nd Ring Road
Runs close to where Beijing's city walls once stood and mostly follows the former moat that surrounded the city wall.
The new road is simply an extension of the western and eastern parts of the original 2nd Ring Road.
NY, New York City
The name of the city's theater district.
A successful 1933 musical and 1980s broadway stage musical about the depression in New York City; includes a song titled 42nd Street.
Famous title of a 1969 album by The Beatles.
Album cover shows the Beatles crossing Abbey Road in central London, England.
On this street is the largest daytime market in Europe.
On this street is the Albert Cuyp Market which is completely closed off to traffic during market hours.
The Trail is famous for its many hikers, some of whom, called thru-hikers, attempt to hike it in its entirety in a single season.
Approximately 2,184 miles long, the trail passes through several states from Georgia to Maine.
Known as The Queen of Roads.
One of the earliest and strategically most important roads for ancient Rome.
(Atlantic Ocean Road)
Norway's second most visited scenic road after Trollstigen.
Views from the road are so spectacular that it quickly became a popular tourist attraction.
Autostrada dei Laghi
(Motorway of the Lakes)
First automobile highway in the world.
Begun in 1925, it is part of Italy's Milano-Laghi set of expressways, from Milan to Como on the border with Switzerland.
Avenida Nueve de Julio
(9 de Julio Avenue)
The avenue's width spans an entire city block.
Started in 1888, it honors Argentina's Independence Day, July 9, 1816.
Avenue of the Americas
NY, New York City
A major avenue in the borough of Manhattan, New York
Although Sixth Avenue was officially changed to Avenue of the Americas in 1945, New Yorkers use the old name.
A stage musical with mostly puppet characters.
The show is largely inspired by Sesame Street with most of the characters in the show puppets operated by actors onstage.
Home of the Blues music.
From the 1920s to the 1940s, many blues and jazz legends played here developing the Memphis Blues style.
NY, New York City
Famous street in Greenwich Village in Manhattan.
Today popular for music venues and comedy, but was once a major center for American bohemia.
Blue Ridge Parkway
A byway noted for its scenic beauty.
Runs for 469 miles, mostly along the famous Blue Ridge of the Appalachian Mountains in the eastern United States.
Boston Post Road
Early mail delivery routes between New York City and Boston, MA.
The road was trail-blazed in 1673 and, over the years, widened and smoothed for horse-drawn wagons or stagecoaches.
One of two roads half encircling the city.
The Ring replaced the medieval walls of the White City in the 1820s. The wall itself was razed in 1760.
Famous east-west street in the city of lights.
One of the two major streets in the Latin Quarter of Paris, crossing the Boulevard Saint-Michel.
Famous north-south street in the city.
One of the two major streets in the Latin Quarter of Paris, crossing the Boulevard Saint-Germain.
LA, New Orleans
An icon of festive times, Mardi Gras, night life.
An historic street in the French Quarter.
Montana to Wyoming
Overland route from the gold rush territory around Virginia City, Montana to central Wyoming to connect with the Oregon Trail in the 1860s.
Named after John Bozeman who scouted the route in 1863, the Trail followed many north-south paths used by American Indians.
NY, New York City
Pinnacle of American theater.
An avenue in the borough of Manhattan in New York City with many theaters.
A famous road linking Burma (Myanmar) with China.
At the start of World War II, the British used the road to transport war materiel to China before Japan overran Burma in 1942.
Major path for Running of the Bulls.
Bulls round the dangerous corner from Mercaderes to Calle Estafeta, a long and narrow street lined with shops and bars.
Canal Street (Manhattan)
NY, New York City
Main road through the city's Chinatown.
Borders Little Italy, the Tribeca neighborhood and the southern boundary of SoHo.
Canal Street (New Orleans)
LA, New Orleans
The popular street is the dividing line between the older French/Spanish Colonial-era city and the newer American Sector.
With three lanes of traffic in both directions and streetcar tracks in the center, it is said to be the widest roadway in America to be classified as a street.
(The Grand Canal)
The major water-traffic corridor of the city.
The S-shaped canal is about 2 miles long, and as the major throughfare of Venice, an exception of non-canal listings here.
Capulin Volcano road
The road spirals around the volcano.
Capulin Volcano National Monument is a relatively young symmetrical cinder cone.
Known for elite shopping.
Fashionable pedestrian street in the heart of London, England.
CA, San Francisco
Famous locale of lesbian and gay activisim.
Commonly known as The Castro.
Known as "The most beautiful avenue in the world."
A prestigious avenue in Paris, France with cinemas, cafés, luxury specialty shops.
Famous street in the walled city of Old Delhi.
The street is still choked with congestion, but it retains its historical character. Originally a canal ran through the middle of the street.
Charing Cross Road
Renowned for its specialist and second-hand bookshops.
Correspondence between a New York based author and the staff of a bookstore on the street was the inspiration for the book and movie 84 Charing Cross Road.
Texas to Kansas
Used in the late 19th century to drive cattle overland from ranches in Texas to Kansas railheads.
Named for Jesse Chisholm, who had built several trading posts in what is now western Oklahoma.
Col de Turini
Part of the Monte Carlo Rally which is held on the tight road with its many hairpin turns.
The pass has beed featured three times in the Tour de France.
The street was originally in the form of a crescent.
A popular attraction for both tourists and locals alike, street merchants hold an annual street fair during Formula One week.
A figure of speech for the Indian financial sector.
The busiest street in Mumbai and home of the Bombay Stock Exchange and other related financial institutions.
(Alaska Route 11)
Parallels much of the Alaskan pipeline.
One of the most isolated roads in the United States, but is traveled by hundreds of trucks per day.
The first urban freeway below street level with overpasses.
At 5.5 miles long, the freeway cuts across Highland Park, a city in the middle of Detroit, Michigan.
One of the most famous streets in the city center.
Literally "the trench," Der Graben traces its origin back to the old Roman encampment of Vindobona.
Michigan to Florida
Old north-south highway in the United States Midwest.
Inspired by the earlier Lincoln Highway in 1914, it ran from Michigan to Florida.
CA, Sierra Nevada
A high mountain pass through the northern Sierra Nevada mountains in California.
November 1846, the Donner Party was forced to spend the winter on the eastern side of the mountains because of snow and only 45 of 81 travellers survived to reach California.
The address is the residence of England's Prime Minister.
Located in Whitehall in central London not far from the Houses of Parliament.
Metaphor for wealth.
A film, TV series and book title as well as several song titles.
El Camino Real
Historic road along the western part of California established by the Spanish beginning in the 17th century.
Many streets throughout the American Southwest today bear the name of this famous road, often with little historical basis.
El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
The Royal Road of the Interior Land
Mexico, United States
A 1,600 mile (2560 kilometer) long trade route between Mexico City and San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, from 1598 to 1882.
The drivable route, mostly part of former U.S. Route 85, has been designated as a National Scenic Byway called El Camino Real.
One of the first streets in the city to have electric lighting.
Also a popular song by Eddy Grant released in January 1983.
A typical American street, now associated with horror.
The film A Nightmare on Elm Street led to a series of horror films, TV shows, novels, and comic books. Also the street in Dallas, Texas, where President Kennedy was shot.
(The Falls Road)
The name is synonymous with the Catholic and republican communities in the city.
The road was originally a country lane leading from the city center, but the population expanded rapidly in the 19th century with the construction of several large linen mills.
NY, New York City
Symbol of the wealthy part of New York City. Also the name of a department store, Saks Fifth Avenue
The term also is a street, candy bar, and used as part of many other kinds of names.
A 1949 movie about a poor woman making good; starring Joan Crawford.
Also a main thoroughfare in Las Vegas, Nevada and a TV series, 1980-1982.
Symbol for British journalism.
In London, the home of the British press until the 1980s.
An old Roman road in England.
Also called The Fosse Way, many sections of the old road form parts of modern roads and many geographical boundaries.
NV, Las Vegas
Once the main street in the city, now a pedestrian mall covered by lights, known as The Fremont Street Experience.
The abundance of neon signs, like cowboy Vegas Vic, earned the street the nickname of "Glitter Gulch."
Checkpoint Charlie during the Cold War.
From 1961 to 1989 the Berlin Wall crossed it at Zimmerstrasse. Today, a major culture and shopping street in central Berlin.
A comic strip first published on 1918.
Created by Frank King, it is the first comic whose characters age as the years pass.
An urban shopping plaza that spans three city blocks.
Also a comic strip by Steve Breen. Also a major street in several American cities.
An ornate and upscale shopping street located in central Madrid.
Building the road in the 19th century, required the demolition of many buildings, earning it the name of “an axe blow on the map” as well as many other historical names.
One of South Asia's oldest and longest major roads.
It has linked the eastern and western regions of the Indian subcontinent, running from Bengal, across north India, into Peshawar in Pakistan.
Great St. Bernard Pass
The most ancient pass through the Western Alps.
The historic road winding over the pass, a few hundred metres from the Swiss-Italian border, is only passable June to September.
A network of footpaths created by Algonquian and Iroquoian-speaking peoples.
Connecting the Great Lakes region of Canada to New England and the mid-Atlantic, many modern highways in the Northeastern United States follow the routes.
Guoliang Tunnel Road
In the Taihang Mountains
A road carved along the side of and through a mountain.
Before the tunnel was constructed, access to the nearby Guoliang village was limited to a difficult path carved into the mountainside.
(Hana Belt Road)
Scenic road with hundreds of curves, virtually all of it through lush, tropical rainforest.
Hawaii State Routes 36 and 360 which connects Kahului with the town of Hana in east Maui.
CA, San Francisco
Origin of 1960s American counterculture.
A district of city named for the intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets.
A song in the musical Funny Girl as well as a famous street in Manhattan, NY
In the late 1893, nurses Lillian Wald and Mary Maud Brewster founded the Henry Street Settlement in New York City.
NY, New York City
Historically a center for Ashkenazi Jewish immigrant culture in New York City. (Also a movie)
More recently, it has been absorbed by Chinatown, although some kosher and Jewish-owned stores can be found.
Like "Main Street" in America, the generic name of the primary business street of towns.
Usually a focal point for shops and retailers in city centres there are 5,410 High Streets in the United Kingdom.
A network of highways that circumnavigate the entire Australian continent.
At a length of more than 15,000 miles, it is one of the longest national highways in the world.
Ho Chi Minh trail
(Truong Son Road)
During the Viet Nam War, used by enemy infiltrators from the north.
A complex maze of roads and paths for truck, bicycle and foot traffic, as well as river transportation ran mostly through Laos.
Hollywood & Vine
CA, Los Angeles
Iconic label for movie production.
Became famous in the 1920s for its concentration of radio and movie-related businesses.
An advocacy group named for the missing road between I and K Streets in the Washington D.C. grid.
The organisation promotes American leadership to end the Arab-Israeli and Palestinian-Israel conflicts peacefully and diplomatically.
Jebel Hafeet Mountain Road
United Arab Emirates
Called the greatest driving road in the world by Edmunds.com. The road scales the mountain and ends at a parking lot with only a hotel and a palace.
The road is a challenge for cyclists who attempt to climb the 8% average ascent of the mountain.
Jomfru Ane Gade
(Virgin Anne's Street)
Denmark's most famous street, popular with both locals and tourists.
The street dates back to at least the end of the 16th century, apparently named after Ane Viffert who in 1568 lived in nearby Skavegade.
A common metonym for Washington's lobbying industry.
Also a 2003 HBO series. Also, see K Road.
China and Pakistan
The highest paved international road in the world.
It connects China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, through the Khunjerab Pass, at an altitude of 4,693 meters (15,397 ft.)
Karl Johans Gate
Built in the 1840s, the main street of the city of Oslo.
The gate is a composite of several older streets that used to be separate thoroughfares.
Has up to 18 lanes of traffic.
Expansion of the freeway took 5 years and $2.8 billion.
A mountain pass that links Pakistan and Afghanistan.
During the war in Afghanistan, the Khyber Pass has been a major route for resupplying NATO forces in the Afghan theater of conflict.
A important trade route to the ancient Middle East
During the Roman period, the Highway was rebuilt by Trajan and called the Via Traiana Nova.
A most impressive and prestigious street in the Polish capital.
Established in the 1400s as a roa to Krakow, it is one of the oldest avenues in Warsaw and the first part of the Royal Route.
The longest automobile tunnel in the world
Completed in 2000, the auto tunnel is a part of the E16 main route between Oslo and Bergen, Norway.
Las Vegas Boulevard
NV, Las Vegas
Known as the Las Vegas Strip
Many of the largest hotel, casino and resort properties in the world are located on this boulevard.
Built during World War II so that the Allies could supply the Chinese as an alternative to the Burma Road.
Built by 15,000 American soldiers and 35,000 local workers. 1,100 Americans and many locals died during the construction.
Home of the world's largest insurance market, including Lloyd's of London, named for the nearby production of lime during mediaeval times.
Lime Street is also the name of one of the 25 ancient wards in the City of London. (See Lime Street Ward.)
coast to coast
The first road across the United States of America.
Dedicated October 31, 1913, the Highway was the first national memorial to President Abraham Lincoln.
CA, San Francisco
Crookedest street in the world.
It is famous for having a steep, one-block section of tight hairpin turns intended to reduce the hill's natural 27% grade which was too steep for most vehicles.
Poetic term for a romantic location.
Not necessarily a street, any secluded area where people kiss or make out.
Hawaii's first and busiest freeway.
It is the westernmost and southernmost Interstate Highway in the United States.
Michigan Heritage Route
A scenice and historic route in northwest part of lower Michigan.
The road passes through the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
NY, New York City
Synonymous with American advertising.
The avenue in the borough of Manhattan where many advertising agencies were located.
In 2009 it was voted the fourth scariest junction in Britain, in a poll by a British motor service.The roundabout is built over a section of the old Wilts and Berks Canal.
Also the name of several other roundabouts and a 1963 children's TV show.
Emblematic of middle America.
The primary or central street of many American towns typically in place of First Street.
(Road to Makkah)
(Road to Mecca)
One of the main roads leading to the holy city Makkah (Mecca)
Also Road to Makkah, a book by Muhammad Asad; Road to Mecca, a play by South Africa's Athol Fugard.
England and U.S.
A major street in many cities.
An important street in San Francisco, CA; Philadelphia, PA; Cambridge, Manchester, Oxford in England; Melbourne, Australia; among others.
In the Chang-Chemno Range
The highest drivable pass in the world
An extremely dangerous unpaved road.
(South Pole Traverse)
A compacted snow road in Antarctica linking the US McMurdo Station to the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station; about 995 miles or 1,601 kms.
The road is not paved; flags mark its route.
An American TV series.
A fictional street in a posh part of Los Angeles, CA in a TV drama first appearing in 1992.
The major downtown street in the windy city.
Sites include the Chicago Water Tower, the Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, and the Magnificent Mile.
Upstate New York
The Trail began as a Native American trade route connecting Atlantic tribes with Upstate New York tribes.
Today the Trail is part of Massachusetts Route 2, which was created as one of the first scenic highways in the U.S.
CA, Los Angeles
A winding road along the ridge of the Santa Monica Mountains and the Hollywood Hills in southern California.
Also a 2001 neo-noir movie.
The main shopping street of the city and one of the world's busiest streets.
The entire length of the road has been a center of commerce in Shanghai for more than a century.
An historical path that extended roughly 440 miles from Natchez, MS to Nashville, TN.
It was a traditional Native American trail and was later also used by early European explorers as both a trade and transit route in the late 1700s and early 1800s.
Known in the post-World War II years as The Golden Mile, a name that is now rarely used.
This main thoroughfare in Kowloon, Hong Kong is lined with shops, restaurants and is the destination of many tourists. It was the very first road built in Kowloon.
National Old Trails Road
coast to coast
Coast to coast United States highway established in 1912.
At 3,096 miles (4,983 km) long, it follows the old National Road and the Santa Fe Trail from Baltimore, MD to San Francisco, CA.
First major highway in the United States.
Begun in 1811, the highway connects Vandalia, IL to Cumberland, MD. When rebuilt in the 1830s, the road became the first in the country to use the new macadam road surfacing.
The major and oldest avenue in the old Imperial capital of Russia.
Planned by Peter the Great, the road has been immortalized by such Russian authors Nikolai Gogol and Alexandeer Pushkin.
Emblematic of high style.
Located in the Back Bay area, it is lined with historic 19th-century brownstones that contain hundreds of shops and restaurants.
Historic and main thoroughfare in the capital city.
One of Europe's widest streets and site of The Spire of Dublin.
Known for its Art Deco hotels.
The street is the center of the Art Deco District and home to about 800 preserved buildings including one of the most photographed houses in North America, the famed mansion of Gianni Versace.
Old Pali Road
An old Hawaiian road on O'ahu, the settings for many ghost stories.
Hawaii Route 61 replaced the old road, but portions still exist, although closed to traffic.
Old Plank Road
Historic road in California built in 1915.
Once connecting San Diego, CA with Yuma, AZ, only fragments remain today.
Popular place for shopping and entertainment in Singapore.
Begun in the 1830s, the road was named for the orchards that formerly lined the road.
19th century route to the American Northwest Territory.
Travellers journeyed 4-6 months by land and river routes to reach the Oregon Territory.
(Painting by William Henry Jackson.)
The part of U.S. Route 1 over the coral cay archipelago in the southeast United States.
Large parts of 127.5 mile long road were built on the former Overseas Railroad, the Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway.
Europe's busiest shopping district.
It is a major thoroughfare in London with over 300 shops and stores.
A major thoroughfare in the St James' area of the capital.
The name of the street is derived from "pall mall", a mallet-and-ball game that was played there during the 17th century.
North and South America
Inter-continental highway spanning 48,000 km (about 30,000 miles, from Alaska, in North America to Chile and Argentina in South America.
The highway is interrupted between Panama and Colombia by a 100 km (60 mi) stretch of marshland known as the Darién Gap.
NY, New York City
A boulevard in New York City borough of Manhattan, emblematic of high style.
Also a Buick car model and the name of many other things.
NJ, Atlantic City
Symbolic of luxury and fine taste and address of Bally's Atlantic City is a luxury hotel and casino on the Boardwalk.
Also a location in the game Monopoly.
NY, New York City
During the late 19th century the street was known as "Newspaper Row" because most of New York City's newspapers were located on the street near City Hall.
Also the name of a movie by Samuel Fuller.
The narrowest street in the world.
It is about 64 centimetres (25 inches) at its narrowest and approximately 1.22 metres (48 inches) at its widest.
Paseo de la Reforma
Major wide boulevard in capital.
The road was built during the Second Mexican Empire by the Austrian military officer and engineer Ferdinand von Rosenzweig.
Called "America's Main Street."
A major street in city joining the White House and the United States Capitol.
First long-distance limited-access highway in the United States.
During initial construction, the turnpike used 7 tunnels abandoned by the South Pennsylvania Railroad during the 1880s.
A song by The Beatles.
Release in February 1967, the title comes from the name of a street in the band's hometown, Liverpool, England.
A center for manufacturing clothes in the city.
By 1608, the area had become a commercial district where second hand clothes and bric-a-brac were sold and exchanged.
The historic route supposed to have been taken by pilgrims in England.
Much of the traditional route of the Pilgrims' Way is now part of the modern road network.
Symbolic of living a life of luxury.
The title of a song by Jerry Wallace.
Promenade des Anglais
A celebrated road along the Mediterranean coast.
The Promenade was first called the Camin deis Anglés (the English Way) by the Niçois in their native dialect Nissart.
Red Rock Scenic Byway
(State Route 179)
Passes through spectacular red rock and sandstone formations.
Designated The All-American Road by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation in 2006.
A popular hiking trail on the mountains of the Valley.
The trails, following the course of the Rhine, passes a vast number of famous castles and are probably the oldest known walking routes in Germany.
England and Wales
Britian's oldest road.
One of fifteen long-distance National Trails in England and Wales, The Ridgeway passes near many Neolithic, Iron Age, and Bronze Age sites.
California, Beverly Hills
Famous shopping district the city.
Pronounced Roh-DAY-oh, the name generally refers to a three-block long stretch of boutiques and shops.
Rodovia dos Imigrantes
The highway connects the city of Säo Paulo to the Atlantic coast.
The two carriageways are fully reversible and traffic can flow either bidirectionally or in the same direction, depending on demand.
A narrow street with many pubs and bars.
Famed for Rose Street Challenge, having a drink in every bar, pub, and restaurant on the way.
A famous street in the Scottish city.
Dates back to the city's medieval beginnings, and once connected the historic High Street to the Cowcaddens area. Also a common street name in towns and villages throughout England and Scotland.
Icon of carefree driving.
Once a important U.S. highway across the nation; a TV series and song title.
First built road, a 50 km paved road from Knossos in north Crete through the mountains.
Consturcted by the Minoans in about 2000 B.C.
An ancient Persian highway.
Rebuilt by the Persian king Darius I of the Achaemenid Empire in the 5th century BC.
Passes some of the most prominent historic landmarks of Poland's royal capital.
The Royal Road starts outside the northern flank of the old city walls in the medieval suburb of Kleparz, now a central district of Kraków.
Rue de Rivoli
A commercial street whose shops include the most fashionable names in the world.
The Paris street was created by Napoleon Bonaparte and named for his victory at the Battle of Rivoli.
Fame from the novel by Edgar Allen Poe's The Murders in the Rue Morgue; also a Canadian magazine.
The story surrounds the baffling double murder in the Rue Morgue, a fictional street in Paris.
Saint Catherine Street
The primary commercial artery of downtown Montreal.
A Gay village extends along the street in the east end of downtown.
Santa Fe Trail
Missouri to New Mexico
19th century transportation route through central North America.
First used in 1821, it served as a commercial and military highway until about 1880 with the coming of railroads.
(Painting by Wayne Cooper.)
Most common street name in the United States.
Since the primary road in many towns was named "Main" or "Front" or something else, "First" is third most common street name. "Second Avenue" or "Second Street" is also part of many business.
A children's TV program.
An educational children's TV series known for its Muppets characters.
A network of toll expressways in the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan.
The roadway network has many long bridges over water, tunnels, and sharp curves.
Silk Alley (now Silk Street)
Old shopping alley in the city where many stalls sold mostly knock-off luxury items.
In 2005, the new street replaced the old alley-based Xiushui Market, and has more diversified businesses.
An appellation for trade routes across the Eurasian continent.
The interconnected routes cover over 5,000 miles enabling the transportion of silk and other fine fabrics as well as other sought-after goods.
A run-down or dilapidated urban area with a large, impoverished population.
The term dates back to the 17th century when it referred to a log road, used to skid or drag logs through woods and bog.
( Passo dello Stelvio)
The "greatest driving road in the world" is the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps.
The original road was built in 1820-25 by the Austrian Empire to connect the former Austrian province of Lombardia with the rest of Austria.
An old and famous street in the city.
Many famous buildings, churches, and historic places can be found along this street.
CA, Los Angeles
Once a synonym for the glamor of Hollywood.
A street in western Los Angeles County, California, a 1950 film, a TV series, a song and musical title.
One of the oldest engineered roads known.
An ancient causeway in the sparsely populated coastal plain and wetland area of south west England, probably built in 3806 BC.
Kentucky and Tennessee
Title of a 1958 based-on-fact film with Robert Mitchum as a moonshiner racing along local roads to deliver liquor.
Also the name of other things, including a coffee brand.
Tin Pan Alley
Any city's musical district.
A name given to New York City music publishers and songwriters beginning in the late 1880s.
The tobacco-producing area of the state and often used when referring to sports teams among North Carolina universities.
Also a novel by Erskine Caldwell, a film, and a song title.
figure of speech
A term refering to the middle United States where tornadoes are most frequent.
The area generally includes northern Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska, parts of Iowa and South Dakota.
One of the longest national highways in the world.
The system that joins the ten provinces of Canada, the main route spanning 8,030 kilometers (4,990 miles).
The unofficial name for a network of highways in Russia.
Spans the width of Russia from the, Baltic Sea of the Atlantic Ocean to the Japan Sea of the Pacific Ocean.
Route of the Tsars' procession on official visits to Moscow.
Moscow's main street, on the north end of Red Square, was originally the main road out of the medieval city.
U.S. Route 17
A scenic, rural two-lane road with dangerous and deadly sections.
The route was part of the 1926 approved plan for a national system of highways,
Unter den Linden
Famous boulevard that runs from the site of the royal palace at the Lustgarten park to Pariser Platz.
The heart of the historic section of Berlin dating from the 17th and 18th centuries.
The most famous street of central Budapest.
It features a large number of restaurants and shops catering primarily to the tourist market.
The oldest street in Moscow flanking Zarydye, the oldest trading settlement outside the Kremlin walls.
Though a short street, it has the most churches of any street in Moscow as well as many interesting sights that characterize medieval times.
Via dei Fori Imperiali
The road in the center of Rome running from the Piazza Venezia to the Colosseum.
The road, original named "Via Triumphale," was built during the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini and courses through much of the ruins of ancient Rome.
(The Way of Suffering)
The path Jesus walked carrying his cross on the way to crucifixion.
The remnant of a main east-west route through Aelia Capitolina, an ancient city once on the site of Jerusalem.
Via Maris (The Way of the Sea)
An ancient trade route dating from the early Bronze Age.
Linking Egypt with the northern empires of Syria, Anatolia and Mesopotamia, its earlier name was Way of the Philistines.
The main street of ancient Rome.
Runs from the top of the Capitoline Hill through the Forum to the Colosseum.
Via Veneto (via Vittorio Veneto)
One of the most famous streets in the Italian capital
The street was made famous by Federico Fellini’s classic 1960 film La Dolce Vita and turned it into a center for upmarket cafes and shops.
coast to coast
An early auto trail across the United States.
Begun in 1921 and dedicated to American forces who died in World War I, it is roughly equivalent to the present U.S. Route 40.
The road played a vital role for the Battle of Verdun in France during World War I
Along the 72 km of the road, day and night during the war years, 3,500 trucks were on the move, ferrying men, armaments, and supplies to the beleaguered city of Verdun.
NY, New York City
An American stock market moniker
Street in Lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is located.
The Bayshore Route
A Japanese manga series and a stretch of expressway
The series has been adapted into live action films, video games, and TV series. The name derives from the actual street racing that occurs on part of the expressway, the longest, straightest road in the entire country.
One of the most famous shopping streets in China
In the Qing Dynasty, aristocratic estates and princess residence were built here. The street was previously known as Morrison Street in English.
Old Roman road parts of which are still in use with varying names, between the modern cities of Canterbury and St. Albans.
Part of the route was the site of the Roman victory at the Battle of Watling Street in 61 AD.
The first mile of road in the world to be paved with concrete and an historical and important street
The annual Woodward Dream Cruise takes place in suburban Detroit during the summer attracting thousands of classic car owners and admirers from the entire country.
Yellow Brick Road
A path to some goal. In the movie, Dorothy's path to Emerald City
In the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, based on the novel by L. Frank Baum.
The longest street in the world at 1,896 km.
Referred to as "Main Street Ontario", a large part of the route follows an ancient well-established Aboriginal trail.
(also known as Grove's Road, Coroico Road, Camino de las Yungas, El Camino de la Muerte, Road of Death, Death Road)
It is estimated that 200 to 300 travellers are killed yearly along the road.
The North Yungas Road is a 61-kilometre (38 mi) or 69-kilometre road leading from La Paz to Coroico.
(originally Elphinstone Street)
One of Karachi`s oldest and historic streets.
Site of the city's most renowned shopping districts.