Is London really that bad? The capital of the United Kingdom voted as the second least friendly city in the world (but it's fine, we're not as bad as Paris)
- Nine percent of "experienced travelers" say that Londoners are hostile
- Europe is not doing well, having four of the top five places.
- New York was chosen as the friendliest city in the world.
London was named the most visited city in the world in 2013 by the Office of National Statistics, but controversially, the English capital has been voted the second least welcoming.
In a new random survey, nine percent of "experienced travelers" say that Londoners are not friendly to tourists, and that only Parisians are worse.
Our friends from all over the Canal are famous for being, otherwise, a little distant.
But we are not sure that Londoners take the kindness of the French.
Break a smile: London has been chosen as the second least friendly city in the world, just above Paris
Lighting up: the capital of the United Kingdom was among the four European cities that stood out the most in the report
The Money Saving Website Pro coupon code conducted the survey, asking thousands of people what cities they found most welcoming and least welcoming.
Europe seems to be the most hostile place on the planet, with Barcelona and Rome also among the five least welcoming cities.
But even more crowded and chaotic New York got the first place in the most welcoming category.
TOP FIVE WELCOME CITIES
one. New York, USA – 11 percent
two. Beijing, China – 10 percent
3. Toronto Canada – 8 percent
Four. Amsterdam, Holland – 8 percent
5. Sydney, Australia – 7 percent
5 FIVE LESS WELCOME CITIES
one. Paris France – 13 percent
two. London, United Kingdom – 9 percent
3. Barcelona, Spain – 8 percent
Four. Rome Italy – 5 percent
5. Tokyo Japan – 3 percent
New York welcome: naked cowboy serenades tourist in Times Square
Maybe it was the Naked Cowboy in Times Square that turned him around.
The Big Apple won 11 percent of the vote, with Beijing in second place and Toronto in third.
Amsterdam occupied the fourth position, but perhaps it is only the Red Light District that helped it to be placed in the top five.