Visit the World's Most Famous Streets

By Condé Nast Traveler - 2014-03-24T16:47:28Z

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Whether they’re known for prime people watching or retail therapy, there are some streets in the world that are simply destinations in themselves. Which ones have you strolled down?

Broadway
New York

There are many Broadways all over the world (including several in New York alone), but Manhattan’s is the one that inspired the song, as well as played host to many musicals in its heyday. Dating back to the settlement of New Amsterdam at the tip of modern day Manhattan, Broadway is the oldest north-south street in the city, and cuts through the grid creating squares (Union Square, Madison Square, Herald Square, Times Square, etc.) wherever it crosses an avenue.

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