One of the best ways to spend your vacation is travel the world. While some cities are simply charming, others are simply avoided due to their dangerous conditions. So, let us look at some of the most dangerous cities in the world.
Caracas is the capital city of Venezuela. Currently, it is said to facing a crisis that involves drug gangs. There are also other aspects like theft and mugging which are very common on the streets. With crime rates as high as these, Caracas has become one of the most undesirable tourist destinations in the world.
Well, this city has more than a million people residing in it. But still, one can witness murder here almost every day. The city has many universities and other places of higher education. Also, it was once was tourist destination too. But it has become so deadly that the tourists simply avoid it.
We are all very familiar with Mexico’s problem of drug traffickers. Ciudad Juarez is the nation’s most violent city right now. Also, many crimes go unpunished as police officers are usually employed or paid off by drug gangs.
San Pedro Sula
This city bagged the title ‘most violent city in the world’ two years in a row. In the recent year, there were more than 1,218 murders.
This is another dangerous place in Pakistan. This is a place where tribes and warlords usually keep fighting constantly for supremacy. For foreigners, this place is totally unsafe. Although there are amazing views in this city, the suicide bombings and targeted attack on security forces make it one of the dangerous cities in the world.
This city lies in Yemen, which is a politically unstable country. Although the US allies have put in a lot of effort, the city is still a dangerous destination.
The major causes of high crime rate in Cape Town are poverty and social unrest. It is considered a dangerous place, in spite of its natural beauty and other attractions. In case you ever go here, it is best if you avoid travelling alone at night.
At this time, this too was a popular tourist destination. But now, the number of tourists has decreased greatly. Dead bodies are commonly seen in this port city.
Rio de Janeiro
The cities of Brazil are known for its high crime rates. Despite being a popular tourist destination, street crimes are very common in Rio de Janeiro.
Distrito Central has one of the highest murder rates in the whole world. This is due to poverty, corruption and the presence of Mafia gangs.