'Joker' Stairs Have Become a Major Tourist Attraction


May 15, 2019, Brazil. In this photo illustration the Joker movie logo is displayed on a smartphone. - Image (Editorial credit: rafapress /

The stairs featured in the 'Joker' is now a popular tourist attraction.

As we previously reported, ‘Joker’ is Warner Bros.'s highest grossing 2019 film. Now, it seems the stairs featured int he movie have become New York’s latest biggest tourist attraction.

Where are the stairs in the ‘Joker’ movie?

LOS ANGELES, USA. September 29, 2019: Shea Shigham, Glenn Fleshler, Josh Pais, Brett Cullen, Frances Conroy, Todd Phillips, Joaquin Phoenix, Leigh Gill, Zazie Beetz, Marc Maron & Emma Tillinger Koskof - Image (Featureflash Photo Agency /
  • The location is situated in the Bronx between Shakespeare and Anderson avenues at West 167th Street.
  • In fact, if you search for “Joker Stairs” on Google Maps, the address will appear in the search results.

What is the Bronx?

The Bronx is widely known for its world-famous Bronx Zoo, the New York Botanical Gardens and Yankee Stadium. However, those who live in the borough are not ready for their steps to become a tourist attraction.

Hundreds of Instagrammers, TikTokers and social media users are traveling to the spot where the movie filmed to reenact Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker dance.

Are the ‘Joker’ stairs safe?

Oct 1, 2019: Joker movie backdrop poster with spotlights showing in movie theatre. Cinema promotional advertisement, or film industry marketing concept - Image (Editorial credit: Sushiman /

One person on Twitter gave a word of caution to ‘Joker’ fans. @Kailaniskye wrote on Twitter, “those awful stairs on 167 are now renamed “the joker stairs” so i just want to remind everyone that the bronx is not a friendly place for tourist attractions you will get robbed beloved”

Another twitter user wrote, “Please do not go to Mt. Eden bc you saw the Joker movie and thought the stairs would be cute for a photoshoot. You will get robbed. Possibly shot at too

In other movie news, actor Jared Leto reportedly tried to stop the movie ‘Joker’ from moving forward.

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