Great cities of the world attract millions of people either to live and work or to just visit and experience the magnificence of living in such great cities. But many tourists who visit the great cities come back with a traumatic experience of crime and violence. Cities are known for being crime hubs. But there are cities in the world that are just as big as many other cities but still manage to have a very low crime rate. Surveys have shown that the following cities are the safest in the world in terms of living and also for travelling.
10. Copenhagen, Denmark:
Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and also the most populous city of Denmark. It is remarkable that even while being such a big city, Copenhagen has managed to keep its crime rate to a minimum. Tourists visiting Copenhagen find it a pleasant place with no complaints of crime or cheating.
9. Munich, Germany:
Munich is the third largest city in Germany. It has a population of over 1.42 million and millions of tourists visit this city. Munich has continued to be one of the safest cities in the world. It is also one of the most livable cities in the world with a very high living standard. The city’s motto says it all, “Munich loves you”.
8. Seoul, South Korea:
South Korea might not seem like a safe place because of being the arch enemy of neighbor North Korea, but its capital, Seoul, is one of the safest cities in the world. With a population of over 10 million Seoul is one of the largest cities in the developed world. With about 632,000 international residents Seoul receives a lot more tourists and still maintains a very low rate of street crime.
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7. Stockholm, Sweden:
The capital of Sweden, Stockholm is a role model city in many respects. It is one of the safest cities in the world with the friendliest people. The green transportation system, congestion taxes, city bikes and other green initiatives are an example to be followed for other cities in the world.
6. Dubai, UAE:
The Middle East is not considered to be very safe generally and it is a surprise that Dubai has made it to the top 10 of the world’s safest cities. But with more tourists than ever visiting the country it has become clear that it is one of the safest cities in the world and a prime location for tourists to visit.
5. Zurich, Switzerland:
Zurich, one of the most beautiful cities of Switzerland, had to be on this list. It has been voted as the safest and nicest city to live in. It boasts of a very low crime rate and safe facilities for tourists. It is one of the biggest tourist destinations in the world and has a very safe and clean public transport system.
4. Vienna, Austria:
Vienna has topped the charts for the last few years as the most livable city in the world. It has excellent living conditions and a robust economy which makes it the best place to live and work in the world. It is also very safe and a big tourist destination. The crime rates are very low and tourists seldom have any complaints when the visit this beautiful city.
3. Singapore, Republic of Singapore:
Singapore is model city in many respects. It has very low crime rate. It is the cleanest city in the world and has very low corruption as well. Despite being extremely multi ethnic the city manages to be peaceful and everybody lives in harmony with each other. It is also one of the biggest tourist destinations in the world.
2. Dubrovnik, Croatia
Croatia might sound like a dangerous Eastern European country but it is a very safe country and a very big tourist destination in Europe known for its beaches and resorts. Dubrovnik is a very safe city and known for its beaches and sea port that attracts yachts from around Europe. The safety standards of the city are among the best in the world.
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1. Tokyo, Japan:
Tokyo is the capital of Japan and the seat of the government and the royal family. It is also the biggest tourist destination in the country. It has been decorated as one of the safest and cleanest cities in the world. It is also a great place to live and work and has many international residents. The taxi drivers of Tokyo are known as one of the friendliest taxi drivers in the world.