8. Moscow, Russia
There are lots of wildlife locations, jungles and deserts wich are not for human life. Basicly there are more places on earth which we are not able to surive than it is possible that we live. So, we don’t live there, maybe just visit in holidays. However we built some of the most dangerous “jungles” on this planet as well.
Moscow is one of the biggest cities in Asia and in the world. And yet it is the largest city of Russia. Approximately 18 million people live in Moscow. And it is among the most dangerous cities because the crime rates are very high in the city. It is just like Serengeti for strangers. Beware!
7. Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City is considered to be one of the “global cities” of the world. It is home for more than 22 million people. And it contains some of the most crowded barrios of Latin America. The city is also literally a big city and has very different areas. Some areas are highly dangerous especially for tourists.
Mexico City has one of the largest police forces around the world. And yet the crime rates are very high. Mexico City is considered to be one of the deadliest places on earth in 2010 because of the “war on drug” conflict. However Mexico City is among the top 6 cities for best, delicious street food.
6. Seoul, South Korea
Seoul is world’s second largest metropolitan city with a population more than 26 million people. It is literally a urban jungle and a highly complex city. Seoul is also considered as a global city. The city has two faces, it is different in nights than the days. There are several crime organizations that basicly control the city. As an organic city, the crime cannot be controlled or stopped.
5. Paris, France
Europe is generally known for its peaceful and calm life. European cities are not overcrowded and they are mostly organized cities. However there are several exeptions and Paris is one of them. Paris is considered to be one of the most cosmopolite cities in the world, containing several different cultures. Paris is home for Arabic minorities and Magribi immigrants.
4. Sao Paulo, Brazil
Brazil is not a very safe country in general. However Sao Paulo is the most populous city in Brazil. And yet it is one of the most dangerous cities in America. The crime rates are very high and Sao Paulo is known for being a “lawless” city especially at nighths. Brazil is home of several different crime organizations and drug cartels. Sao Paulo hosts some of them.
3. Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. It is also among the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. The population of Jakarta is 10 million. The official metropolitan area is known as Jabodetabek is the second largest in the world. However the suburbs of the city continue to grow. Jakarta is also a global city with a very high crime rate.
Many Asian cities are known for prostitution, and Jakarta is one of them. Indonesia is one of the most imortant country when it comes to sex tourism. There are many clubs that offer under-age girls as prostitutes. There are also many crime organizations that control the prostitution and drug trade in the city.
2. Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong was once a British colony and it stayed as one until the end of 90s. Today Hong Kong is an autonomous terrotory in China. It is one of the world’s most densely populated cities. And yet it is also a very dangerous jungle, especially at nights.
Hong Kong is known for being home of several great crime chains. Organized crime, sex trade, drug cartels and human trafficking are among the problems of the city. Vandalism and burglaries are also among the other daily crimes.
1. New York City, USA
New York is one of the biggest cities of the world and the biggest in US. It is also a major city in culture, politics, economy and finance. Although it is among the biggest cities of the world, it is also considered as a “safe city”. But it was not always like that.
New York is among the oldest cities in US. And yet it has a great record for organized crime. New York City once hosted more Italian mafia mobs than Italy itself. Once organized crime was a way of living in the city and the city had many different criminal organizations. Asians, Italians and African-Americans had their own mobs. Today a safe city, but still has the traces of the old times… And one of the top 5 best museum friendly cities to visit in summer…