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20 most exclusive streets in the world

Last updated on: May 22, 2013 11:32 IST

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While every city has a street that has glitzy shops, restaurants and movie halls, only a handful are famous all around the world.

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Image: A woman covers her head with a shopping bag to protect herself from rain on Oxford Street in central London, United Kingdom.
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Madison Avenue

City: New York City

Country: United States

Madison Avenue, which stretches from Madison Square to the Madison Avenue Bridge, is located in Manhattan in New York City, United States.

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Image: Women walk past a Missoni store on Madison Avenue in New York City, United States.
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Fifth Avenue

City: New York City

Country: United States

Fifth Avenue has some of the most prestigious shops in the world and has one of the most sought-after real estates.

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Image: Gap store on Fifth Avenue in New York City, United States.
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Bond Street

City: London

Country: United Kingdom

Bond Street has been a well-known fashion street since the 18th century and is home to many top-end outlets.

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Image: Pedestrians walk past the Fenwick department store in Bond Street in London, United Kingdom.
Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

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Champs Elysees

City: Paris

Country: France

Champs Elysees, probably the most well-known street in the world, has many luxury shops, exclusive restaurants and movie halls.

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Image: Customers wait outside the Champs Elysees store of clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch on its opening day in Paris, France.
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Orchard Road

City: Singapore

Country: Singapore

Orchard Road, a more than two kilometre retail and entertainment stretch, is the most popular shopping destination in Singapore.

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Image: People walk past an Emporio Armani store on downtown Orchard Road in Singapore.
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Michigan Avenue

City: Chicago

Country: United States

Michigan Avenue, probably the most famous street of Chicago, is home to almost all the major fashion labels.

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Image: Shoppers walk along Michigan Avenue in Chicago, United States.
Photographs: Darren Hauck/Reuters

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Rodeo Drive

City: Beverly Hills

Country: United States

Rodeo Drive, an integral part of Hollywood elite, houses designer labels and high-end fashion stores.

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Image: Shoppers walk towards the Versace boutique in Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, United States.
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Rua Oscar Freire

City: Sao Paulo

Country: Brazil

Rua Oscar Freire, a tree-lined stretch in Sao Paulo, has some of the most famous fashion houses, such as Louis Vuitton, Armani, Dior, Cartier, Versace, Diesel and Bulgari.

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Image: Consumers walk along Rua Oscar Freire in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Photographs: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

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Via Condotti

City: Rome

Country: Italy

Via Condotti, a fashionable street in Rome, has outlets of Valentino, Armani, Hermes, Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Gucci, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana and Salvatore Ferragamo.

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Image: A couple looks at a window display of luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton on the shopping street of Via Condotti in central Rome, Italy.
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Via Monte Napoleone

City: Milan

Country: Italy

Via Monte Napoleone, the most fashionable street in Milan, has several high-end boutiques and stores from Italian and world famous designers.

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Image: People walk at Via Monte Napoleone in downtown Milan, Italy.
Photographs: Alessandro Garofalo/Reuters

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Tverskaya Street

City: Moscow

Country: Russia

Tverskaya Street, also known as Gorky Street, is Moscow's centre for entertainment and nightlife.

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Image: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, second left, walks on his way from a cafe to a hotel in Tverskaya Street in central Moscow, Russia.
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Victoria Quarter

City: Leeds

Country: United Kingdom

Victoria Quarter, a high-end shopping area in Leeds, is home to such labels as Reiss, Agent Provocateur, Harvey Nichols and Louis Vuitton.

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Image: A view of Victoria Quarter in Leeds, United Kingdom.
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Avenue Montaigne

City: Paris

Country: France

Avenue Montaigne has such famous brands as Louis Vuitton, Dior, Chanel, Fendi, Valentino and Ralph Lauren.

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Image: A view of Avenue Montaigne in Paris, France.
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Sloane Street

City: London

Country: United Kingdom

Sloane Street, which has long been a fashionable street, is home to several flagship branches of famous brands.

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Image: A view of Sloane Street in London, United Kingdom.
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Bloor Street

City: Toronto

Country: Canada

Bloor Street, which runs to about 25km, is home to Toronto's most famous fashion district, Mink Mile.

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Image: A view of Bloor Street in Toronto, Canada.
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Collins Street

City: Melbourne

Country: Australia

Collins Street, Melbourne's most famous street, has some of the most prestigious boutiques and high-end retailers.

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Image: A view of Collins Street in Melbourne, Australia.
Photographs: Source: Mary Myla Andamon/Wikipedia Commons

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Frebgass

City: Frankfurt

Country: Germany

Frebgass, the real estate prices here are highest in Frankfurt, is an upmarket shopping street.

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Image: A view of Frebgass in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Avenida Presidente Masaryk

City: Mexico City

Country: Mexico

Avenida Presidente Masaryk, which has some of the city's most expensive restaurants, boasts such names as Armani, Zara, Cartier, Bulgari and Tiffany's.

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Image: A view of Avenida Presidente Masaryk in Mexico City, Mexico.
Photographs: Source: Isador/Wikipedia Commons

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Konigsallee

City: Dusseldorf

Country: Germany

Konigsallee, the busiest shopping street of Germany, not only has a canal running along its centre, but also has some of the most expensive shops.

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Image: A view of Konigsallee in Dusseldorf, Germany.
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Ginza

City: Tokyo

Country: Japan

Ginza, one of the most exclusive streets in the world, houses almost all the major fashion houses, such as Chanel, Carolina Herrera, Dior, Gucci and Louis Vuitton.


Image: People walk in Ginza street in Tokyo, Japan.
Photographs: Toshiyuki Aizawa/Reuters

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