Located in the city of Dunedin, in southern New Zealand, the Baldwin Street has earned the distinction of being the steepest street in the world. This 350 meters long street begins with a moderate slope and then climbs steeply to reach a maximum slope of 1:2.86 or 19 degrees! The street is so steep that it’s surface had to be laid with concrete instead of asphalt otherwise on a warm day the tar would flow down the slope!
A view of the street with the street level
A sign at the bottom of the street
The Wikipedia article mentions that Canton Avenue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania may be steeper…
I don’t get it…there are tons of longer roads in central and south american and the carribean that are steeper than this…
Ha! you cal that steep?
Obviously you havent been in tegucigalpa, Honduras
go check it, and then we talk