Ask any Irishman, and he will tell you without even taking a moment to think that the most troublesome and hazardous road in the world is the rocky road to Dublin. We’re here to show you that there are more dangerous roads out there, in the literal sense.

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If you’re a daredevil and you want to know more about the most exciting and dangerous roads that you can find on this rock that’s floating through space, then this article is for you. Read on and, who knows, you might even get the urge to visit some of the roads on this list.

North Yungas RoadThe World’s Most Exciting and Dangerous Roads Yungas

This road is absolutely deadly. You’re probably thinking right now how you’ve never heard of this road before when it’s so scary. The truth is, you have. This road is more famous under its other name – The Death Road.

Over 250 people a year fall to their death while taking this road, and people are still using it, not just because they love being afraid, but because it’s the only road from Coroico to La Paz. If you want to tempt fate, this road is for you.

Karakoram HighwayThe World’s Most Exciting and Dangerous Roads karakoram

The Karakoram Highway is the highest paved road in the world, and it’s the road to paradise in a couple of different ways. It’s a challenging road, and it will test your driving skills, your patience, and your stamina. It has many twists and turns, and it certainly requires a car, not a motorcycle.

Landslides, avalanches, and snowfalls are not rare at all, and sometimes they even block the sections of the road.

If you want to get high on adrenaline, then do drive your car on this road. See how it feels to be between the mountain on one side and an abyss on the other side.

Pan-American HighwayThe World’s Most Exciting and Dangerous Roads pan american

The longest motorable road in the world. The ultimate test for any driver worth their salt. This road stretches from Alaska to the tip of South America, which is somewhere around 30,000 miles.

Crossing two continents and going through jungles, glaciers, mountains, and deserts is one of the most challenging tasks a driver can face. If you plan to conquer this road, don’t start your trip unprepared. You will need good if not great equipment, at least if you’re riding a motorcycle.

Atlantic RoadThe World’s Most Exciting and Dangerous Roads atlantic

The Atlantic Road located in Norway is considered to be one of the best scenic routes in Europe, but it certainly has its treacherous moments.

This highway links Molde and Kristiansund and the conditions on this road can be so crazy that you’ll wish you stayed in a cozy cabin with a cup of hot chocolate in your hands.

Riding a motorcycle on this road is not recommended, but we won’t stop you from trying. Conquer this road and its dangerous stretch along the ocean. Conquer the cold. Conquer yourself.

Barton HighwayThe World’s Most Exciting and Dangerous Roads Barton

You did not expect to see an Australian highway on this list, did you? According to ABC Online and other sources, the Barton Highway is the most dangerous and risky highway in the Land Down Under. One thing is for certain – Barton doesn’t have a reputation of getting people safely to their homes.

The Way to Fairy Meadows

The World’s Most Exciting and Dangerous Roads fairy meadows

The Way to Fairy Meadows. Wow! It sounds dreamy, right? You’d expect to see fairies and unicorns there, but that’s not the case.

This road located in Pakistan is extremely narrow, unpaved, and it leads to Nanga Parbat or the Killer Mountain. Fairy Meadows is just a nearby valley with a cool name.

Ordinary people, so to speak, should avoid these roads at all costs. But, you’re not one of them, are you? You’re an individual who loves adventures. Visit these roads. Test your driving skills, your car or your motorcycle. Live your dream.