From trains and pools to streets and cemeteries these are 25 of the most unbelievably overcrowded places on the planet!
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The most crowded street - Oxford Street
With over 200 million people bustling along its shop fronts every year some parts have even had to be reconstructed to accommodate more foot traffic.
The most crowded country - Monaco
It’s less than 1 square mile and has over 30,000 people.
The most crowded train - India
The picture says it all.
The most crowded beach - China
It can be hard to see the waterline at Qingdao Huiquan Beach sometimes.
The most crowded island - Santa Cruz de Islote
Just off the coast of Colombia this island has a population density of 124,700 people per square mile .
The most crowded cemetery - London
In London’s largest cemetery authorities are asking people if they wouldn’t mind sharing graves.
The most crowded intersection - Shibuya Crossing
Found in Tokyo, over 2.5 million people cross its white stripes every day.
The most crowded prison - Kresty Prison
Found in Russia this prison was built for 3,000 inmates but it holds 10,000.
The most crowded McDonalds - Moscow
That’s right, a McDonalds in Pushkin Square has long been the busiest in the world serving over 40,000 customers every day.
The most crowded city - Manila, Philippines
It’s almost 4 times as crowded as New York City.
The most crowded trauma hospital - Camp Bastion
Located on a British military base in the middle of the Afghan desert this hospital has been one of the busiest on Earth in the last few years.
The most crowded highway - King's Highway 401
With over half a million cars shuttling back and forth everyday this stretch of road from Windsor to Quebec is one of the busiest in the world.
The most crowded tourist attraction - Times Square
Sometimes called the “crossroads of the world” it is the most visited place on Earth with nearly 40 million people passing through every year.
The most crowded shopping center - Mall of America
Found near the Twin Cities in Minnesota this mall receives nearly 40 million people every year.
The most crowded subway - Tokyo
Yes, there are actually people paid to shove passengers into the subway.
The most crowded stadium - Maracana
This stadium found in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil set the world record for stadium attendance with nearly a quarter million spectators.
The most crowded pool - Tokyo Summerland
There is not much free space to be found here.
The most crowded escalator - Tokyo
The city is so crowded that not long ago one of its escalators came to a grinding halt and started moving backwards. People began piling up at the bottom and some even had to go to the hospital.
The most crowded airport - Hartsfield Jackson, Atlanta
It has over 90 million passengers pass through its gates every year.
The most crowded waterway - Panama Canal
Designed to handle 80 million tonnes of cargo annually it now handles 300 million.
The most crowded bridge - George Washington Bridge, New York
This bridge is so busy that it has two levels and fourteen lanes.
The most crowded hotel - Tokyo
Japan’s space conserving capsule inns are more accommodating than they look.
The most crowded parking lot - China
Just south of Chengdu you’ll find this tiny yet overstuffed parking lot. In spite of the ridiculous congestion, locals claim that in the past year there has only been 1 scrape.
The most crowded extra terrestrial location - ISS
For now its the only inhabited extra terrestrial location so there really isn’t much competition in this category.
The most crowded place - Mongkok Commercial and Residential District
Found in Hong Kong, the most crowded place irrespective of category has over 340,000 people per square mile.