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The following is a list of notable streets. These streets may serve as hubs of culture or industry, including finance, retail, entertainment and night-life, and may become metonymously associated with that role. Streets may also gain notability as the site of historical events or landmarks, or they may be the subject of books, television, films or music.

Street name City Known for Landmarks & Events Image
34th Street[1] New York City Major thoroughfare in midtown Manhattan featured in an eponymous film Empire State Building, Herald Square, Hudson Yards, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Macy's Herald Square, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, New Yorker Hotel, Penn Station
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42nd Street New York City Major midtown Manhattan thoroughfare, site of multiple New York landmarks, and subject of an eponymous film Bryant Park, Chanin Building, Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, One Bryant Park, Pershing Square, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Times Square, United Nations, W. R. Grace Building
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6th Street Austin Historic and Entertainment district of Austin O. Henry Hall, Pecan Street Festival, Richmond Kelley Smoot House, Ritz, South by Southwest
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8 Mile Road Detroit Official and cultural northern boundary of Detroit featured in the eponymous film and songs by Eminem and Obie Trice Michigan State Fairgrounds
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Abbey Road[2] London Featured in an eponymous album by The Beatles Abbey Road Studios
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Andrássy út Budapest One of Budapest's main shopping streets and a UNESCO World Heritage Site City Park, Hungarian State Opera House, Hősök tere, House of Terror, Museum of Fine Arts, Oktogon, Palace of Art
Hősök tere éjszaka - Budapest.jpg
Appian Way Ancient Rome Among the earliest and most important Roman roads Aurelian Walls, Circus of Maxentius, Catacombs of San Sebastiano, Church of Domine Quo Vadis, Crucifixion of Spartacus' army
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Auburn Avenue Atlanta Site of a historic African-American neighborhood in Atlanta Big Bethel AME Church, Dr. Martin Luther King’s birth home, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Odd Fellows Building and Auditorium, Sweet Auburn Curb Market
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Avenida 9 de Julio[3] Buenos Aires Widest avenue in the world Constitución station, The Obelisk, Plaza de la República, Teatro Colón
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Avenida Atlântica Rio de Janeiro Major seaside avenue lined with hotels and restaurants connecting Copacabana and Leme neighborhoods Copacabana Beach, Copacabana Palace, Forte de Copacabana, Museu da Imagem e do Som do Rio de Janeiro
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Avenida Córdoba[3] Buenos Aires Principal thoroughfare hosting a shopping district and connecting many of Buenos Aires' boroughs Alas Building, Galerías Pacífico, Teatro Nacional Cervantes, Water Company Palace, Templo Libertad
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Avenida Corrientes[3] Buenos Aires Main thoroughfare of Buenos Aires associated with the tango and Porteños Abasto, Broadway Theatre, Comega Building, Luna Park, General San Martín Theater, Obelisk, Paseo La Plaza, Teatro Gran Rex, Teatro Opera
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Avenida Paulista São Paulo Financial and cultural hub of São Paulo Conjunto Nacional, São Paulo Gay Pride Parade
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Avenida Presidente Masaryk[4] Mexico City Upscale fashion district of Polanco, Mexico City Conservatorio Nacional de Música
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Avenida Santa Fe[3] Buenos Aires Historic shopping district dubbed Buenos Aires' "Avenue of Fashion" Buenos Aires Botanical Garden, El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Kavanagh building, Monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi, Plaza Italia, Plaza San Martín
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Avenue Montaigne[4] Paris High-end fashion district in Paris Plaza Athénée, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
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Baker Street[5] London Site of the Sherlock Holmes series of books & films 221B Baker Street, 55 Baker Street, Baker Street robbery
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Bahnhofstrasse Zürich Pedestrianized high=end fashion district and headquarters site of UBS and Credit Suisse Group Confiserie Sprüngli, Paradeplatz, Zürich Hauptbahnhof
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Bay Street Toronto Metonym for the Canadian financial sector Bay Adelaide Centre, Commerce Court, First Canadian Place, Scotia Plaza, Toronto-Dominion Centre, Toronto Harbour, Toronto Stock Exchange
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Beale Street Memphis Hub of Memphis night-life district that figured into the development of Blues music FedEx Forum, Memphis in May, Orpheum Theatre, Tom Lee Park
Looking East on Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee, June 2014.jpg
Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia Wide boulevard at the center of Philadelphia's museum district Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Franklin Institute, Free Library of Philadelphia, Logan Circle, LOVE Park, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Rocky Steps, Rodin Museum
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Biscayne Boulevard[6] Miami Part of U.S. Route 1 and principal North-South thoroughfare of North Miami American Airlines Arena, Bayfront Park, Bicentennial Park, Port of Miami
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Bloor Street[4] Toronto High-end fashion street at the Mink Mile Bata Shoe Museum, Brunswick House, The Royal Conservatory, Royal Ontario Museum
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Bond Street[4] London Historic high-end fashion district in Mayfair featured in the novel Sense and Sensibility and an eponymous film Allies Statue Graff Diamonds robbery, Royal Arcade
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Bourbon Street[2] New Orleans Hub for night-life in New Orleans' French Quarter Galatoire's, Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop, Mardi Gras
Brickell Avenue[6] Miami Principal road of the Brickell financial district in Downtown Miami Brickell Mausoleum, Espirito Santo Plaza, Four Seasons Tower, Icon Brickell, Miami Circle
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Broadway[2] New York City Metonym for Broadway theatre Canyon of Heroes, Central Park, Columbus Circle, Flatiron Building, Herald Square, Juilliard School, Lincoln Center, Times Square, Union Square, Woolworth Building
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Calle Ocho[6] Miami Little Havana street intimately associated with Cuban immigrant culture and site of the Calle Ocho Festival Tower Theater, Versailles restaurant, Walk of Fame
Canal Street New Orleans Shopping and Entertainment district noted for its historic streetcars Canal Street Ferry, One Canal Place
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Carnaby Street[2] London Pedestrianized hub of fashion and retail featured in songs and films Swinging London
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Castro Street San Francisco Symbol and hub for LGBT activism Castro Street Fair, Castro Theatre, Frameline Film Festival, White Night riots
Champs-Élysées[2] Paris Historic boulevard featuring theatres, cafés and luxury shops Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde
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Chandni Chowk Road[2] Delhi One of Old Delhi's oldest and busiest markets and featured in an eponymous film Delhi Town Hall, Fatehpuri Masjid, Red Fort
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Chahar Bagh Boulevard Isfahan Historic avenue constructed during the Safavid era Chehel Sotoun, Hasht Behesht, Naqsh-e Jahan Square
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Christopher Street New York City Site of the Stonewall Inn and symbol of the gay rights movement Gay Liberation Monument, Lucille Lortel Theatre, Stonewall Riots
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Collins Street[4] Melbourne Hub of finance and fashion in Melbourne 101 Collins Street, 120 Collins Street, Block Arcade, Former Bank of Australasia, Nauru House, Regent Theatre, Rialto Towers, St Michael's Uniting Church
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Constitution Avenue Washington Memorials, Museums and Federal headquarters at the National Mall Lincoln Memorial. National Archives, National Gallery of Art, National Museum of American History, National Museum of Natural History, Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Dalal Street Mumbai Metonym for the Indian financial services sector and site of the Bombay Stock Exchange Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers
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Downing Street[2] London Metonym for the UK government 9 Downing Street, 10 Downing Street, 12 Downing Street
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Duval Street Key West Historic commercially-zoned street in Key West featured in songs by Jimmy Buffet and the Village People Fantasy Fest, La Concha Hotel
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Fifth Avenue[2] New York City High-end shopping district, site of many New York landmarks and featured in an eponymous film Central Park, Empire State Building, Flatiron Building, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Public Library
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Fleet Street[5] London Metonym and hub for the British national press Temple Church
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Florida Street[3] Buenos Aires Pedestrian shopping street known for street performers and upscale fashion Galería Güemes, Galerías Pacífico, Harrods Buenos Aires, Kavanagh building, Plaza de Mayo, Plaza Hotel, Plaza San Martín, San Martín Palace
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Friedrichstraße[7] Berlin A major culture and shopping district in Berlin and site of Checkpoint Charlie Hertie School of Governance, Mehringplatz
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Fremont Street Las Vegas Fremont Street Experience Casino District and appearances in popular media Binion's Horseshoe, Fremont Hotel & Casino, Golden Nugget
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Ginza Chūō Dōri[4] Tokyo Central street of the Ginza shopping district Wako store
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Graben Vienna Historic marketplace that continues to be a popular shopping street Hohe Brücke, Palais Equitable, Peterskirche, Pestsäule, Stephansplatz
Grand Canal Venice Largest and busiest waterway in Venice Fondaco dei Turchi, Palazzo Balbi, Palazzi Barbaro Rialto Bridge, Santa Maria della Salute
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Gran Vía Madrid Shopping and night-life hub of Madrid Arco de la Victoria, Edificio Grassy, Edificio España, Edificio Metrópolis, Plaza de España
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Hollywood Boulevard[2] Los Angeles Associated with Hollywood film Industry and site of the Hollywood Walk of Fame Grauman's Chinese Theater, Egyptian Theater, Hollywood and Highland Center, Hollywood and Vine, Kodak Theatre, Madame Tussauds
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I. I. Chundrigar Road Karachi Center of Karachi's financial and media sectors City Railway Station, Karachi Cotton Exchange, Karachi Stock Exchange, Merewether Clock Tower
K Street Washington Metonym for Washington's lobbying industry Georgetown, Washington Circle
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Khao San Road[2] Bangkok Backpacking haven featured in the novel The Beach and site of a night market
King's Road[2] London Historical Chelsea street associated with 1960s fashion, Mod culture and counterculture Sloane Square
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Königsallee[4][7] Düsseldorf Upscale fashion district and site of a landscaped canal Breidenbacher Hof, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen
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Krakowskie Przedmieście Warsaw Prestigious Warsaw street site of multiple historic buildings and monuments Holy Cross Church, Kazimierz Palace, Potocki Palace, Presidential Palace, St. Anne's Church, University of Warsaw
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Kurfürstendamm[7] Berlin Wide boulevard that serves as a retail and fashion hub of Berlin and home to many boutiques Breitscheidplatz, Café Kranzler, Gedächtniskirche, Schaubühne
La Alemada[3] Santiago Monument-filled main road of Santiago Biblioteca Nacional de Chile, Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral, Club de la Unión, Edificio Ariztía, La Moneda Palace, Plaza Baquedano, San Francisco Church, Santiago Stock Exchange, Torre Entel
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La Rambla[2] Barcelona A tree-lined pedestrian mall popular among tourists Columbus Monument, La Boqueria, Plaça de Catalunya, Port Vell
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Lake Shore Drive Chicago Shoreline-hugging road which connects many of Chicago's notable places and was featured in an eponymous song Bike the Drive, Grant Park, Lake Point Tower, Lincoln Park, McCormick Place, Montrose Beach, Museum Campus, Navy Pier, Oak Street Beach, Soldier Field
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Lan Kwai Fong[2] Hong Kong Night-life and tourism hotspot and subject of eponymous film 1993 New Year's Day Stampede
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Las Vegas Boulevard[2] Las Vegas Las Vegas Strip entertainment district Bellagio, Caesar's Palace, Fashion Show Mall, Las Vegas Sign, MGM Grand
Lombard Street[2] San Francisco Colloquially known as the world's crookedest street
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Madison Avenue New York City Metonym for the American advertising industry Flatiron Building, Madison Square, Madison Square Garden
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Market Street San Francisco Major transit artery for San Francisco and site of parades and expositions Ferry Building
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Michigan Avenue[8] Chicago Magnificent Mile shopping district Chicago Water Tower, John Hancock Center, Millennium Park
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Monumental Axis[3] Brasília Wide avenue in Brasília hosting important government buildings and monuments Cathedral of Brasília, Cultural Complex of the Republic, Itamaraty Palace, Palácio do Planalto, Praça dos Três Poderes, National Congress, Supreme Federal Court
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Mullholland Drive Los Angeles Scenic drive that is home to many Hollywood celebrities and featured in David Lynch eponymous film Hollywood Sign, Leo Carrillo State Park
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Nanjing Road Shanghai Shanghai's main shopping district Jing'an Temple, Peace Hotel, People's Square, Shanghai Exhibition Centre
Nathan Road Hong kong Main thoroughfare of Kowloon Antiquities and Monuments Office, iSQUARE, Kowloon Park, Peninsula Hotel, St Andrew's Church
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Nevsky Prospect St. Petersburg The main shopping and night-life district of St. Petersburg and the setting of books including Crime and Punishment Bookhouse, Eliseyev Emporium, Great Gostiny Dvor, Kazan Cathedral, Stroganov Palace, Vosstaniya Square
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Newbury Street Boston Historic street known for high-end fashion boutiques Emmanuel Church, Exeter Street Theatre, Public Garden
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Ocean Drive[6] Miami South Beach entertainment district known for its art deco hotels Casa Casuarina, South Pointe Park
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Olvera Street Los Angeles Pedestrian mall and oldest part of Downtown Los Angeles Avila Adobe, Pelanconi House, Sepulveda House
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Omotesandō Tokyo Tree-lined hub of the Harajuku fashion district and an 'architectural showcase' Laforet, Omotesando Hills
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Orchard Road[2] Singapore Retail and entertainment hub of Singapore Botanic Gardens, Istana, Shopping centres
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Oxford Street[5] London Europe's busiest shopping street 100 Club, Pantheon
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Park Avenue New York City Wide boulevard and site of multiple notable structures 432 Park Avenue, Grand Central Terminal, Helmsley Building, MetLife Building, Park Avenue Viaduct, Union Square, Waldorf Astoria New York
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Paseo de la Reforma Mexico City Site of multiple monuments and skyscrapers Mexican Stock Exchange, Monumento a la Revolución, Monument to Cuauhtémoc, Torre Mayor
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Peachtree Street Atlanta Main street hosting many of Atlanta's parades and prominent buildings 191 Peachtree Tower, Bank of America Plaza, Fox Theatre, Georgia-Pacific Tower, High Museum of Art, SunTrust Plaza, Woodruff Arts Center
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Pennsylvania Avenue[8] Washington Site of the White House Department of Justice Headquarters, FBI Headquarters, Inaugural Parade, National Archives, National Gallery of Art, Old post office pavillion, United States Capitol
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Rajpath New Delhi Ceremonial boulevard and site of Rashtrapati Bhavan India Gate, Republic Day Parade, Secretariat Building, Vijay Chowk
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Ringstraße Vienna Circular road known for it eclectic architectural style Austrian Parliament Building, Heldenplatz, Hofburg Palace, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Palace of Justice, Stadtpark, Schwarzenbergplatz, Vienna State Opera, Votivkirche, Wiener Börse
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Rodeo Drive[8] Los Angeles High-end shopping district and tourist attraction Fashion's Night Out, Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance, Walk of Style
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Rua Oscar Freire[4] São Paulo Tree-lined high-end fashion and restaurant district in São Paulo
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Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré Paris Home to several high-end fashion boutiques and residence of the President of France Élysée Palace, Forum des Halles, Louvre
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Rue de Rivoli Paris Major commercial street and site of high-end fashion boutiques Hôtel de Ville, Louvre, Place des Pyramides, Tour Saint-Jacques
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Saint Catherine Street Montreal Primary commercial and night-life district of downtown Montreal Complexe Les Ailes, Concordia University, Gay Village, Morgan's, McGill University, Montreal Forum, Ogilvy, Place des Arts, Université du Québec à Montréal
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Sand Hill Road Menlo Park Hub of American venture capital industry and symbol of Silicon Valley
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Santa Monica Boulevard Los Angeles Major East West thoroughfare of Los Angeles featured in a Sheryl Crow song Beverly Hilton, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, MOCA Third Street Promenade, Westfield Mall
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Savile Row[2] London Hub for men's bespoke tailoring buisnesses and site of The Beatles' final live performance 1 Savile Row, Apple Corps headquarters
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Seventh Avenue New York City Metonym for the American fashion industry Carnegie Hall, Fashion Institute of Technology, Penn Station, Times Square
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Sunset Boulevard[8] Los Angeles Sunset Strip entertainment district and an eponymous film Amoeba Records, Beverly Hills Hotel, Comedy Store, Roxy Theatre, Viper Room, Whisky a Go Go
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Tverskaya Street[4] Moscow Main shopping, night-life and entertainment street of Moscow Hotel Lux, Manege Square, Puskin Square, State Historical Museum, Yermolova Theatre
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Unter den Linden Berlin Large boulevard host to multiple Berlin landmarks Bebelplatz, Berlin Cathedral, Berlin State Opera, Brandenburg Gate, Neue Wache, Pariser Platz, Zeughaus
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Valiasr Street Tehran An upscale shopping street considered the longest in the middle east Mellat Park, Tehran City Theatre
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Ventura Boulevard Los Angeles Symbol and major thoroughfare of the San Fernando Valley featured in songs from Tom Petty, Frank Zappa and the Everly Brothers CBS Studio Center, Rancho Los Encinos. Sherman Oaks Galleria
Via Condotti[4] Rome Historic and fashionable street in Rome Caffè Greco, Palazzo Della Porta Negroni Caffarelli, Palazzo di Malta, Piazza di Spagna, Santissima Trinità a Via Condotti Spanish Steps
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Via dei Fori Imperiali Rome Straight road connecting Piazza Venezia to the Colosseum built by order of Benito Mussolini Forum of Augustus, Forum of Nerva, Forum of Trajan
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Via del Corso Rome Historical street in central Rome home to many cultural sites Column of Marcus Aurelius, Palazzo Chigi, Piazza Colonna, Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Venezia, San Carlo al Corso, San Giacomo in Augusta, Santa Maria dei Miracoli and Santa Maria in Montesanto
Via Dolorosa[2] Jerusalem A pilgrimage site held to be the path Jesus walked during the crucifixion Antonia Fortress, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Re-enactments and processions
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Via Monte Napoleone[4] Milan Upscale shopping district in Milan Caffè Cova, Quadrilatero della moda
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Wacker Drive Chicago Major two-tiered road in featured in popular media 311 South Wacker Drive, 333 Wacker Drive, Jeweler's Building, Willis Tower
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Wall Street[2] New York City Metonym for the American financial sector and site of the New York Stock Exchange. Featured in an eponymous film 40 Wall Street, Federal Hall, Trinity Church
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Wangfujing Beijing Shopping street, tourist attraction and site of a night market Beijing Department Store, Sun Dong An Plaza
Wellington Street Ottawa Historic downtown Ottawa street associated with the Canadian Parliament Confederation Building, Confederation Square, Justice Building, Langevin Block, Parliament Hill, Wellington Building
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Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles Miracle Mile and the Los Angeles museum district Ambassador Hotel, Beverly Hilton, El Rey Theatre, La Brea Tar Pits, LACMA, Los Angeles National Cemetery, MacArthur Park, Rodeo Drive, Saban Theatre, Third Street Promenade
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Worth Avenue Palm Beach An upscale shopping district in Palm Beach Everglades Club
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Yonge Street Toronto Colloquially known as the longest street in the world Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto Eaton Centre, Yonge-Dundas Square
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