Cool cities start with neighborhoods, and cool neighborhoods start with cool streets. The publication Time Out is known for ranking the greatest cities and coolest neighborhoods each year. But in 2021, as people have been staying close to their homes this year, it was worth trying to figure out the coolest streets in the world.
To figure it out, Time Out quizzed 27,000 residents of neighborhoods from across the world on four different criteria for their suggestion of the coolest street: food, fun, culture, and community. The publication also tapped into its extensive network of editors worldwide to dig deeper into what each street offered. After thorough research, Time Out was able to narrow it down to 30 must-see streets. Here are the top three.