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Vancouver Voted As The Friendliest City In The World

Friendliest City In The World

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A new ranking proves just how nice locals in Vancouver are, as our beautiful city has been voted as the friendliest city in the world.

Big 7 Travel released their top 50 friendliest cities in the world and Vancouver took the top spot.

“The word ‘friendly’ might not instantly come to mind when you think of some of the busiest cities in the world, but with all those people comes a lot of good”, reads their website. Big 7 asked their social audience of 1.5 million people “where you would find the friendliest city in the world?”

Here’s what they had to say about Vancouver:

“Vancouver takes top spot, thanks to its extraordinarily friendly residents. The city has an amazing multicultural community who band together to make visitors feel welcome and safe at all times”.

“Locals are quick to offer assistance to tourists and the community vibe makes socialising in Vancouver simple”.

The only other Canadian city to make the list was Montreal, which came in at #34.

Below is the full list of the friendliest cities in the world.

Top 50 Friendliest Cities in the World

  1. Vancouver, Canada
  2. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  3. Bruges, Belgium
  4. Taipei, Taiwan
  5. Hamburg, Germany
  6. Dublin, Ireland
  7. Christchurch, New Zealand
  8. Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  9. São Paulo, Brazil
  10. Glasgow, Scotland
  11. Chiang Mai, Thailand
  12. Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic
  13. Abu Dhabi, UAE
  14. Cape Town, South Africa
  15. Athens, Greece
  16. Adelaide, Australia
  17. Cork, Ireland
  18. Muscat, Oman
  19. Houston, Texas, USA
  20. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  21. Nairobi, Kenya
  22. Copenhagen, Denmark
  23. Mexico City, Mexico
  24. Singapore, Singapore
  25. Stockholm, Sweden
  26. Lilongwe, Malawi
  27. Bogota, Colombia
  28. Tokyo, Japan
  29. Lisbon, Portugal
  30. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  31. Budapest, Hungary
  32. Manchester, England
  33. Charleston, South Carolina, USA
  34. Montreal, Canada
  35. Jaipur, India
  36. Moscow, Russia
  37. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  38. Guangzhou, China
  39. Geneva, Switzerland
  40. London, England
  41. Sydney, Australia
  42. Madrid, Spain
  43. Honolulu, Hawaii
  44. Colombo, Sri Lanka
  45. Kiev, Ukraine
  46. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  47. New York City, New York, USA
  48. Berlin, Germany
  49. Casablanca, Morocco
  50. Rome, Italy

Just last month, Vancouver was also ranked as one of the top bucket list destinations in the world. To see the full ranking, click here.


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