Hit These Five Happening Streets Across The World

Hit These Five Happening Streets Across The World
Rue Wellington Street, Montreal Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Lined with busy restaurants, soaked in culture and history–these five iconic streets deserve to make it to your bucket list and Instagram feed.

OT Staff
November 01 , 2022
07 Min Read
Some spots encapsulate a city’s essence with vibrant neon street lights, colourful buildings or unique architecture. These spots become the face of the particular city and a hit on our Instagram grids. Whether you are travelling to a European country known for its jazzy culture or an Asian city remembered for its thriving wild nightlife–each has a street that transports you to a completely different world that solely belongs to that city and nowhere else. Here are a few roads around the globe known for their unique charm that you must walk through at least once in your life 
Rue Wellington, Montreal 
Lined with some of the best restaurants, charming bars, quaint cafes and family-friendly spots, there is more than one reason why it was touted as the world’s coolest street. A walk through this 1.3 km stretch feels like you may be in a colourful carnival. The best time to visit is from June to mid-September, when many cultural festivals are held, and it becomes a pedestrian-only street. 
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 Rue Wellington street, Montreal 
Tai Ping Shan Street, Hong Kong 
Whether you want to wind down over a hot cuppa or immerse yourself in the stories of Hong Kong’s past and culture–a walk through this street checks it off. It is dotted with cool cafes, speakeasy bars, charming boutiques, and colourful graffiti–be sure to uncover many incredible secrets as you stroll through this street. 
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Tai Ping Shan street, Hong Kong  
Kolokotroni Street, Athens 
Centrally located in a city with deep culture and history, this street packs lots of cool vibes. Although it has all the excellent restaurants and bars that should be on your must-visit list, the road is best known for its amazing bookstores. You are sure to find many unique experiences for keeps. 
Kolkotroni street during springtime 
Kagurazaka Street, Tokyo 
Tucked beside another famous spot named Shinjuku, this alley is set apart by its French influence. Here, you would come across many French restaurants, cafes, schools, and a shrine known as Akagi Jinja. Therefore, you can experience the magical melange of multiple cultures on a walk through this quaint street. The best time to visit here is on the fourth Saturday and Sunday of July when the Kagurazaka Awa Odori Festival takes place. 
Kagurazaka street, Tokyo  
Everton Road, Singapore 
Walking through this street feels like walking through a rainbow. Be it blue, yellow, green, or orange and red–you would find a house painted in every colour. With many pre-war shophouses still existing and joints serving traditional food, you are bound to get a glimpse of Singapore’s history and culture here. If you’re visiting Singapore, do not miss out on spending a day just roaming about this colourful street. 
 The colourful buildings of Everton road, Singapore


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