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Baldwin Street

Dunedin, New Zealand
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Ranked #13 of 38 Attractions in Dunedin
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Hong Kong, China
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175 reviews 175 reviews
63 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

It's in outskirts of the downturn ( around 20min walk or 5min drive) But it's not that steep visually and nothing worth seeing nearby or on street, Even hard to get a nice photo with steep road effect

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is the steepest street in Dunedin, we drove up and down this hill a couple of days ago, it was awesome, my sister sat in our car hyperventilating and almost fogged up all the windows. At the top of the hill sits this bench chair that has been painted as part of the hill, (see the photo below) its... More 

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Geraldine, Canterbury, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is is must stop if your in or around Dunedin. This street is is heaps steep and you can tell your friends that you saw the Guinness World Records "steepest street". Bring your camera for some neat photos.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

We climbed this street on our first day in Dunedin. It was a challenge for shore as it is the steepest street in the world. However, I enjoyed every minute of it. The views from the top are pretty cool too.

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I had seen this street on tv many times but tv did not do it justice! Steep doesn't describe it at all! I can't believe people live up there and actually drive their cars up there. What were the town planners thinking! Definitely need to see this for yourself .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

this is a street that you wish to visit. The steepest street on the wot, yes that's real. I enjoyed driving up there but do not try driving if it's icy as it must be too slippery. Once a year there is a Jaffa festival in which Cadbury releases thousands of Jaffas down the street and it's lots of fun!... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

it really is steep ! a great 15 minute free attraction to see how steep the worlds steepest street actually is ! Cant believe the houses that live up there ! To be honest, we parked on the flat and went about 1/3 up for photos ! its amazing , great 15 min visit if you are pressed for time... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Baldwin street is so deceptive and the challenge to climb the world steepest street is well worth the climb. The gradient quite defies just how steep the climb builds up.Its pleasing to see we still have something for free.The view, drinking fountain and artwork completes the effort at the top.Coming down is the icing on the cake. I have done... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Amazing experience. it is awesome and the climb was very steep. It took me 15 minutes to get up to the top of Baldwin street. We even drove our car on to the top. It was amazing.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Although I did not take the challenge of climbing the highest hill, you could not be but amazed at the steepness of the street

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