Today it’s really easy to travel all around the world. Sometimes we even travel alone. Thus, you should certainly explore the county you are going to visit and ascertain if it is really worth your visit. When travelling, one of the most important conditions is to be in safety and come back again home safe and sound. Of course, danger is everywhere, especially when you’re not very careful or you’re travelling alone. That’s why we’ve decided to find out the safest cities on Earth to help you make your mind correctly, where it is better to visit when travelling alone. Here is our list of the top 10 safest cities in the world for traveling.
1. Copenhagen, Denmark
The first city worth mentioning is the capital city of Denmark, Copenhagen. It’s considered one of the safest cities for traveling in the world due to its civilization. Although the population is getting more than almost two million people, the crime in the city is at the low level. Of course, even God couldn’t change the people and it’s not country’s fault that sometimes you can see petty theft when walking through the streets, but believe, it won’t happen with you, if you are a little careful. Besides, Copenhagen is full of incredible sights such as the goddess Gefjun fountain.
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2. Munich, Germany
Although being the third most populated city in Germany with almost 1.4 million people, Munich is one of the safest cities both in Germany and in Western Europe. The city is located in Bavaria and is known for its rich culture and history. Visiting Munich, you will gain chance not only to get acquainted with the history of the city but you’ll also stay safe during your entire stay. Even when the famous festivals are organized on in the city (such as Oktoberfest) with almost 7 million visitors from all over the world, you don’t have to worry about your safety. If you are lucky enough to be in Munich during Oktoberfest, try to take part in the beer drinking.
3. Seoul, South Korea
Can you just imagine? In the city with almost 25 million population, the crime is remarkably low. Even petty crime? Not only petty but also violent crime is almost non-existent. It’s really amazing, you can see a lot of tourists and also you can find every type of attractions, but just a little crime is rare occurrence there. People make money exclusively in the most honest way. Moreover, Seoul gives you an opportunity to make money there even if you’re not a local, but a common tourist. By the way, if you want to earn some money, you can go and teach English to the locals.
4. Reykjavik, Iceland
The crime is extremely low especially in the small compact cities, such as Iceland’s capital Reykjavik with only 200,000 population. Now you’ll ask, why visit a small and not a famous city? Believe it, you will find a lot of interesting attractions and occupations there; moreover, you’ll have a good in the incredible nature. Besides, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to enjoy all the pleasures of the city. Even the petty crime is uncommon there. The main problem of the city is that alcohol is really expensive there. But on the other hand this problem has a lot of pluses, as you won’t meet a drunken inhabitant, who will try to cripple you.
5. Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm is one of the most beautiful cities on Earth and is the capital of Sweden. It includes 14 islands and has over 2 million population. As almost all the cities of its size, Stockholm has some problems with petty theft too, but it differs from similar cities with its unbelievable low level of violent crime. The best proof of the city’s safety is that many billionaires from all over the world come to save their money in the banks of the city. You just have to avoid from the neighborhoods of the city, as rarely gang violence happens only there. By the way, you won’t have a problem with communication, as almost all the locals speak English and can easily help you with your questions.
6. Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Amsterdam is considered one of the safest cities in the world despite its big population. You can certainly walk in this city both during days and at nights and be sure that no trouble will happen to you. That’s why you will meet this city in every list of the safest cities for tourism. It’s natural, that sometime you will probably meet petty crimes, but be sure, violence is on the lowest level, almost nonexistent. Thus, you can calmly visit this city even if you travel alone or moreover, if you’re a woman. You can always walk through the Red Light District and not worry about your safety.
7. Zurich, Switzerland
Zurich is also the largest city of Switzerland and also the financial center of the country. It’s one of the most recommended cities where you can feel safe during your stay. Just note that it’s rather expensive to stay in this city, but it’s really worth your money. Zurich is known for its incredible architecture and interesting attractions. You can see the natural beauty of the city in the River Limmat and Lake Zurich. You just have to be more careful in busy train stations, where petty crime is spread.
8. Dubrovnik, Croatia
Dubrovnik is one of the less populated cities of our list with its 40,000 inhabitants. The city is also known as “Pearl of the Adriatic” and is considered one of the safest places on Earth. People live in peace there and no one needs to steal or kill for better life. The main priority of the city is tourism, and locals do their best to satisfy all the tourists with their needs. Besides, you’ll gain a chance to get acquainted with the rich culture and history of Croatia.
9. Singapore, Singapore
Besides the incredible architecture and beauty of the city, Singapore is considered one of the safest cities in the world. Despite its 6 million population, Singapore is a safe city, where you won’t meet any violence there, even when it comes to nightlife. The numerous attractions will turn your stay in the city into an unforgettable experience. Of course, there are some attractions, such as sporting events or casinos, not available to tourists. Furthermore, you can’t even buy a chewing gum there. So, if you abide all the rules, you won’t have any problem with crimes there.
10. Tokyo, Japan
When thinking about Tokio, you’ll immediately remember all the best attractions of the world, the best restaurant, the best cafe, the best hotel and so on. As you see, Tokyo is one of the most developed cities and is also considered one of the most visited destinations, with a metropolitan population of over 36 million. What’s more interesting, despite its geographical sizes, Tokio is considered one of the safest cities in the world, full of many magnificent attractions. By the way, you won’t meet any type of crime until you don’t act inappropriately, but surely you won’t!