Cape Town is a firm favourite travel destination for many for various reasons. It was ranked the 12th Friendliest City in the World by Condé Nast Traveller Readers.
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Readers are asked to rate a city’s “friendliness” in the Readers’ Choice Awards, “focusing on where they felt welcome when you travelled”.
For 35 years, the award has been granted on the following criteria:
- Did you simply get good vibes from the people around you?
- Was the city easy to navigate?
- Did an outgoing local go out of their way to give you directions?
The Mother City stood out because of its culturally rich museums, scenic coastline, state-of-the-art restaurants, wineries and accessibility to natural landscape and cityscape.
The top three cities that won this category were San Sebastián, Spain at number three, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil took second place and the winner was San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
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