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Top 10 cities in the world that are great for walking — Lagos is not one of them

Europe turned out to dominate the ranking of cities favouring walking.

The ranking accounted for number of rainy days, the number of pedestrian paths, the cost of public transport and safety [Shutterstock]

This is due to the excellent conditions for walking in the city centre, as well as the attractions that can be found along the way.

Compare the Market Australia analysts took into account various factors such as the number of rainy days, the number of pedestrian paths, the cost of public transport and safety.

Europe turned out to dominate the ranking of cities favouring walking. In addition to Munich, Milan and Warsaw, Helsinki and Paris were also among the leaders. Tokyo took sixth place, followed by Madrid, Oslo, Copenhagen and Amsterdam.

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The list also presents the worst places in terms of walking. Interestingly, only one European city was included in this ranking - Patras, the third largest city in Greece, was in second place. Additionally, it is the only European city on this list until number 30, which was taken by another Greek metropolis, Thessaloniki.

Johannesburg in South Africa took the leading position. Rounding out the podium is Dallas, located in Texas, USA, followed by Houston, 300 km away. Then there were: Manila in the Philippines, Bangkok in Thailand, Mumbai in India, Cape Town in South Africa, Quito in Ecuador and Chicago in the USA.

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This article was first published on Onet Travel.

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