It’s 100 decibels on the 100 Feet Road

OUR APARTMENT is just behind the strangely named 100 Feet Road in Indiranagar, Bangalore and is a haven of peace and quiet, with sweetly singing wrens and that.

The 100 Feet Road is much much longer than 100 feet. Just like the equally strangely named 80 Feet Road is much much longer than 80 feet.

Walk a little way to the crossroads pictured in this video below, and you can’t hear yourself scream. As you can hear.

2 responses to “It’s 100 decibels on the 100 Feet Road

  1. 100 ft road is so called for its width rather than its length…
    There’s even a imaginatively named ‘200 feet ring road’ in chennai. We have many such width-driven names for roads in Tamil Nadu :)

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  2. 100ft and 80ft are Road width, which is a rarity in India.

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