The Top 10 Friendliest Cities in the World

Travel or tourism magazines do a survey every now and then of the world’s friendliest cities as a way of informing its readers of recommended locations to visit for their holidays.

While some of these cities are famous landmarks other are not very well known. But that’s what makes these surveys useful to travellers. The next list is a compilation of the top 10 friendliest cities in the world ranking of Travel & Leisure magazine.

  1. Savannah, Georgia

Whether it is a smile or just a kind gesture from locals Savannah is just the right place to be if you want to feel welcomed in every way. With its blooming azaleas, vibrant festivals and quaint cobblestone streets Savannah will easily win your heart.

  1. Edinburgh, Scotland

This enchanted and magical city offers many friendly activities to its visitors. Edinburgh is a memorable place by its high hills, stoned castles and impressive cathedrals. With its countless art, theater and music festivals Edinburgh is a culture hub which is worth visiting.

  1. Sydney, Australia

The friendliness of one of the most visited cities in Australia – Sydney, is due to its natural beauty of the harbor and traditionally diverse cultural landmarks. In Sydney there are people from many different regions of the world which makes it very open minded and tolerant place.

  1. Melbourne, Australia

The capital of Australia is another world city marked by its positive vibes. A nice addition to its friendliness is the hospitable public transportation system, accessibility and walkability. The good weather is another pleasant surprise for its visitors.

The Top 10 Friendliest Cities in the World

  1. Auckland, New Zealand

The cheerful residents of Auckland are going to make your visit a memorable one. Even though it is a major administrative center, Auckland has all the positive characteristics and comforts of a small town. Its tidiness and well-being are a magnet for travellers all over the world.

  1. Siem Reap, Cambodia

The locals in the resort town of Siem Reap in northwestern Cambodia are mostly warm, kind and willing to help visitors in need. The rural beauty and authenticity of the region makes it an ideal choice for adventurous souls.

  1. Cork, Ireland

Another of the world’s friendliest cities made it to top 10 is Cork in Ireland. The positive vibe is spread all over the city and makes it absolutely impossible to not enjoy this magical place with its green grass-covered hills with wildflowers and stunning city scenery. 

  1. Dublin, Ireland

Irish people are generally very friendly towards foreigners who came to enjoy the beautiful country atmosphere. As a visitor you will always find locals interested in your story and ready to chat.

The Top 10 Friendliest Cities in the World

  1. Charleston, South Carolina

The locals of Charleston are welcoming to all tourists and visitors. The Southern hospitality and charm can make even the most cold hearted soul fall in love with this place.

  1. Galway, Ireland

According to people Galway is the friendliest city in the world and not without a reason. The real charm of Irish people is that they are always ready to chat and open to what you have to say. But not only locals make Galway such a friendly destination. Its festive nature and vibrant culture win visitor’s hearts right away.

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