Would you like to know which are the unfriendliest cities in the world? These cities are notorious for their rude treatment of travelers and their inhospitable atmosphere. Why would anyone visit these cities? Maybe these travelers didn’t realize how unfriendly these cities were? Before you book your next trip, make sure your destination is not one of these cities. That is, if you’re looking for a friendly, welcoming, experience. These are the 25 unfriendliest cities in the world.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
One of the most vibrant metropolises in South America, Buenos Aires still has its famous busy nightlife, but crime and crumbling infrastructure have made many travelers uneasy here.
The fashion capital of the world, Milan is still one of the most visited cities in Europe. However, travelers who have visited this Italian city recently complained about sly tour guides and self-absorbed locals.
From giant traditional markets to stunning medieval architecture, Morocco has a lot to offer. However, if you come to this North African city, be ready to deal with extremely annoying and hassling street vendors.
Located on the famous French Riviera, Nice has beautiful beaches, great hotels and picturesque old streets. Sadly, according to some travelers, the locals are definitely not as friendly as the name of the city suggests.
Since the discovery of the Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s Terracotta Army, Xian has become a major Chinese tourist destination. Unfortunately, local pushy shop-owners make for tense people-to-people experiences here.
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