World s rudest, dirtiest cities revealed
World's rudest, dirtiest cities revealed

If you're wondering where to avoid on your next overseas trip, take a look at the results of the latest TripAdvisor Cities Survey - revealing the rudest locals, dirtiest streets and worst shopping.

Tokyo was voted the world's best in several categories. Flickr: OiMax
Tokyo was the most highly decorated city. The Japanese capital was ranked number one for taxi services, friendliest taxi drivers, best public transportation, cleanest streets, and safety.

Singapore also received a number of gongs, including second place best taxi services, second place cleanest streets, and third place for the friendliest taxi drivers.

New York City was ranked the top city for shopping, although travellers felt the city streets could use a bit of a sweep - scoring it 28 out of 40 for cleanliness

Moscow took a bit of a beating, coming is as having the least friendly locals, the least friendly taxi drivers and worst shopping.

No Australian cities featured on the list.

The results were compiled based on more than 75,000 responses to a survey sent to those who have recently written TripAdvisor reviews on the featured cities.

The Best:

Friendliest locals
First place - Cancun
Second place - Tokyo
Third place - Lisbon

Friendliest taxi drivers
First Place - Tokyo
Second Place - Cancun
Third Place - Singapore

Best taxi services
First Place - Tokyo
Second Place - Singapore
Third Place – Dubai

Cleanest streets
First Place - Tokyo
Second Place - Singapore
Third Place - Zurich

Best for shopping
First Place - New York City
Second Place- Bangkok
Third Place - Dubai

The Worst:

Friendliest locals
Last Place - Moscow
Second Last - London
Third Last - Hong Kong

Friendliest taxi drivers
Last Place - Moscow
Second Last - Beijing
Third Last - Brussels

Best taxi services
Last Place - Moscow
Second Last - Beijing
Third Last - Kuala Lumpur

Cleanest streets
Last Place - Mumbai
Second Last - Marrakech
Third Last - Punta Cana

Best for shopping
Last Place - Moscow
Second Last - Oslo
Third Last - Punta Cana

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