(CNN) — When it comes to fashion, street style has as much fame as runway style.
Because urban chic always started on the street. The streets allow people of all classes and backgrounds to mingle with each other on their way to work, school, home, and entertainment venues.
A street, not just a neighborhood, can define a city’s culture.
“In most of the world, life before the pandemic has returned dramatically,” Time Out travel editor James Manning said in a statement. “We’re out and about again for a city break,” he said. It contains major thoroughfares.”
There are 33 streets on this year’s list, three more than the first roundup for 2021. It also includes several new cities such as Taipei, Mumbai, Athens and Accra.
MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village, New York, is number 29 on the list.
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This year’s top spot is Wellington Street in Montreal’s Verdun neighborhood.
Time Out Canada editor Laura Osborne says the street has “the best cocktail bars, the best brunch spots, the best sandwiches in town, and even an urban sandy beach.” point.
“This Main Street, also known as Promenade Wellington, has been reinvented over the years in original and creative ways. It’s really exciting to see how Verdun continues to shine.” Yves Larmiere, president and CEO of the Montreal Tourism Board, told CNN Travel.
Mexico’s representative on the list is Avenida Amsterdam in Mexico City’s trendy Condesa neighborhood.
Auckland’s Karangahape Road, known as ‘K-Road’ by locals, was ranked sixth.
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5 of the top 10 streets are in this area.
Melbourne, Australia, which had Smith Street at the top of the 2021 list, has fallen to number two this year. Gertrude of the City Her Streets are on the list and Time Out Her Australian Eliza Her Campbell describes her as “beautiful, understated and devoid of the rampant nightlife of her relatively rowdy brothers”. .
Coming in at number seven is Mount Tai Ping, a neighboring region on the main island of Hong Kong.
CNN digital producer Leah Mogul, who lives on the street, reports that the best things about living there are the dog-friendly cafes and “a great mix of old and new.” Tai Ping means “peace and stability” in Cantonese and Shan means “hill”.
A notable debut for 2022 will be Yongkang Street in Taipei, home to popular craft beer maker Zhangmen Brewery.
Huang Shih-fang, director of the Taiwan Tourism Board’s International Affairs Division, told CNN: “We hope that tourists will come back to the area once the borders are opened.”
London-based Time Out seemed closer to home with some of this year’s picks: The British capital’s coolest thoroughfare in 2022 is Deptford High Street, with stalls, markets, shops, bars and more are mixed. Time Out editor Chris Waywell described it as not only the coolest street in London, but the “liveliest” one.
Further north, Glasgow’s Great Western Road is the third highest road in the UK.
Other European streets on the 2022 list are Kolokotroni in Athens, Echegaray Street in Madrid and Chapel Street in Dublin.
Dublin-based travel writer Nicola Brady says of the last one of these three, Capel (rhymes with “maple”) “feels like a proper slice of old Dublin.” .
She added that the street, which became a pedestrian zone earlier this year, “is lined with decades-old small hardware stores and pubs alongside newer Korean and Vietnamese restaurants.”
1. Wellington Street, Montreal
2. Gertrude Street, Melbourne
3. Great Western Road, Glasgow
4. Yongkang Street, Taipei
5. Vernedamsvey, Copenhagen
6. Karangahape Road, Auckland
7. Tai Ping Shan Street, Hong Kong
8. Yaowarat Road, Bangkok
9. Oranienstrasse, Berlin
10. Hayes Street, San Francisco
11. Avenida Amsterdam, Mexico City
12. Kolokotroni, Athens
13. Virgil Avenue, Los Angeles
14. Ossington Avenue, Toronto
15. Via Provenza, Medellín
16. Ocho Street, Miami
17. Detford High Street, London
18. Flores Square, Lisbon
19. Oxford Street, Accra
20. Wentworth Avenue, Chicago
21. Cutting Room Square, Manchester
22. Capel Street, Dublin
23. Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai
24. Enmore Road, Sydney
25. Kagurazaka, Tokyo
26. Kloof Street, Cape Town
27. Suleiman Seba Kadesi, Istanbul
28th Arr. Echegaray Street, Madrid
29. MacDougall Street, New York
30. Carrier del Conte Borrell, Barcelona
31. Newbury Street, Boston
32. Colaba Causeway, Mumbai
33. Everton Road, Singapore
Top photo of Yaowarat Road in Bangkok via Getty Images.