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Baldwin Street

Dunedin, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 41 Attractions in Dunedin
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Paducah, Kentucky
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

I climbed the world's steepest street with labored breathing and shaky legs. But I completed the climb and have the certificate to prove it. You can purchase the certificate for $2 at the bottom of the street in a small house looking shop. I wanted bragging rights for my scrapbook!

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Allington, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Great fun steep but not too long . Could be tricky in bad weather benches part way up and at the top with a very handy water fountain at the top

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

What a steep hill, well worth the effort, was going to drive up, but glad we didn't. The views are amazing and felt a sense of achievement at the top

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Australia
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44 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Other than being worlds steepest street and being the place for a local Jaffa race, not really much else special about this place. Think it's just over-talked about as it's world steepest street. Walk up is fine. View at the top is really just of the houses and opposite hillside. Can't see over Dunedin, due to trees and houses/ position... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Don't try to drive this in higher than first gear or on ice...a thirty-three degree grade at its best/worst.

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I knew I wanted to see the world's steepest residential street, but I did not think I would enjoy it as much as I did! Your legs will feel it hiking up for sure but the view is instantly worth it and the little mural and facts just remind you this isn't any other street. Hang around long enough and... More

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8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Baldwin Street is definitely steeper than it looks. We parked our car and hiked to the top. We had to catch our breath several times! Worth it for the beautiful view of Dunedin from the top!

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London, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

It is the steepest street in the world. That is all. Good to see and to watch residents speed up the hill to park.

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Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a good way to test your fitness level and see how long it takes to walk up here the street is so steep but well worth the walk just to say you have walked the steepest street and see the view from the top.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great fun and awesome photo opportunity. No public toilets for miles though. Quite a hike but worth it.

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