Most Amazing Roads
Ebenezer Place Wick
The worlds shortest street is Ebenezer Place in Wick, Scotland. Its only 2.06m long and basically comprises the front door of Mackays Hotel. The tiny street originated in 1883 when the owner of the hotel was instructed to paint a street name on its shortest side. It was officially declared a street in 1887.Ebenezer Place was only recognised as the worlds shortest street in 2006 when the Guinness Book of Records officially placed it ahead of 5.2m long Elgin Street in Bacup, Lancashire.