The World's Steepest Street, Dunedin

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While touring Dunedin, make sure to stop by The World's Steepest Street, the steepest street in the world and one of the city's best-known landmarks. A result of urban planning more concerned with maintaining a grid pattern than with actual terrain features, the street plummets at an incredible 35-percent gradient on its steepest section. The world-famous attraction hosts several annual events, including a grueling race to the top and back down again. For any cyclist visiting Dunedin, conquering the street's slope will certainly earn some bragging rights. A visit to The World's Steepest Street represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Dunedin trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • It may no longer officially be the world's steepest street, or so the Welsh claim, but it is still fun to walk up and take silly photos and admire the view.  more »
  • https://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-l/0d/96/c1/ed/exploded-worlds-installation.jpgWhat a street that was. There is no way that we could have walked up that incline. That was amazing. There w...  more »
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  • A "must do" if your visiting, a steady stream of tourists sometimes by the bus load. 15-20mins to the top and back, will give you some bragging rights. Your reward is a water fountain at the top.
  • Very cool wicked place to visit. Try walking up to the very top end and then if not in a campervan try driving as well. Lots of fun.
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